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Partners Group Invests in French Wind Sector

Partners Group has invested an undisclosed amount in Sorgenia France, a platform of onshore wind projects. The company is also backed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Partners Group has more than 20 billion euro under management across private equity, private real estate, private infrastructure and private debt.

Partners Group, the global private markets manager, has completed an investment into Sorgenia France, a platform of onshore wind projects which comprise of operational assets (153 MW) and authorized assets that are in an advanced stage of development (95 MW), on behalf of its clients. Partners Group holds this investment together with its investment partner Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP and with Sorgenia (CIR group).

Sorgenia France is one of the few remaining large scale independent operators and developers in France and benefits from a geographically diversified wind platform operating in a stable regulatory regime. The investment into Sorgenia France will provide a stable inflation linked cash yield and also significant upside potential.

Michael Barben, Partner and Head Private Infrastructure, comments “We are pleased to be investing in Sorgenia France, which is an attractive project offering long-term cash flow visibility. With the need for environmentally-friendly sources of energy set to rise, we see promising investment potential in this segment.”

About Partners Group
Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with over EUR 20 billion in investment programs under management in private equity, private real estate, private infrastructure and private debt. The firm manages a broad range of customized portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and has offices in San Francisco, New York, São Paulo, London, Guernsey, Paris, Luxembourg, Munich, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo and Sydney. The firm employs over 500 people and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a market capitalization of over CHF 3.5 billion with a clear majority owned by its Partners and all employees.