Capital Dynamics to acquire SunPower, First Solar JV for $977 million

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(Reuters) – Asset manager Capital Dynamics said on Monday it would acquire a joint venture company of solar power developers First Solar Inc (FSLR.O) and SunPower Corp (SPWR.O) for about $976.6 million. The joint venture, 8point3 Energy Partners LP (CAFD.O), owns and operates solar energy generation projects in the United States. The deal, which has an enterprise value of about $1.7 billion, is expected to close in the second or the third quarter of fiscal 2018. Reporting by Taenaz Shakir in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’SilvaOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Source: Reuters