Asper In The News

2018 GRESB Results

September 14, 2018

London-based Asper Investment Management announced that both renewable energy funds it manages won top marks in the 2018 edition of the GRESB ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance benchmarking, taking the 1st and 2nd places in the ranking of European Renewable Infrastructure Funds. GRESB is a global organization benchmarking ESG performance of investments in the…

/ More about this story

Invis Energy closes second wind farm financing in 2018

August 15, 2018

London-based Asper Investment Management and the Craydel Group announced that financial close of a 43MW onshore wind farm in county Mayo took place this week. The Invis Energy partners have now raised over €130m of project finance debt in 2018, and this is the 7th wind farm financed together in Ireland. The Mayo project will…

/ More about this story

Asper powers ahead on Irish Wind

June 21, 2018

London-based Asper Investment Management and the Craydel Group announced that financial close of a 35MW onshore wind farm in county Galway took place earlier this week. The project is the 6th wind farm financed together in Ireland by the Invis Energy partners. The Galway project will see the installation of 11 Siemens 3.2MW turbines, generating…

/ More about this story

Asper Investment Management bolsters its team

May 1, 2018

London-based Asper Investment Management (Asper), the spin-out of HgCapital’s renewable energy infrastructure business which completed last December, has announced three new hires into its London-based team. Asper brings in Alejandro Algora as Portfolio Manager. Alejandro was previously part of the Asset Planning & Analysis team at Diamond Generating Europe, the power holding subsidiary of Mitsubishi…

/ More about this story

Decarbonising Europe: time to turn up the heat!

January 31, 2018

By Olivier Delpon de Vaux, Director at Asper Investment Management       Decarbonising the heat sector is imperative to meeting carbon emissions reduction objectives across Europe. However, progress so far has been sluggish in most European countries. Sweden is an exception with 80% of its heat coming from locally sourced and abundant biomass. It…

/ More about this story

Vasa Vind raises finance for 49MW wind project

December 22, 2017

Vasa Vind places 49 MW order in Sweden Vasa Vind, together with their long-term institutional partner, have ordered 23 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the 49 MW Munkflohögen wind park located outside Östersund in central Sweden. Utilising the 2 MW platform’s flexibility, the turbines will be delivered in various power modes that maximise each turbine’s energy…

/ More about this story

Hg Renewables team spins out to form Asper Investment Management

December 5, 2017

London-based private equity firm Hg and Asper Investment Management announced today the completion of the spin-out process of Hg’s renewable energy infrastructure investment business to Asper. The entire Hg renewable energy team is joining Asper, including 6 senior investment directors and 6 specialist finance, control and operations managers. Asper has taken over management of the…

/ More about this story

Swedish Wind – a market journey

November 1, 2017

Sweden has pioneered the use of a market-driven incentive system to spur the development of renewable power. Its ups-and-downs can provide lessons – and warnings – as the rest of Europe experiments with market-based subsidy schemes.

/ More about this story

Japanese group to buy majority stake in 223-MW Irish wind portfolio

July 31, 2017

Invis Energy is pleased to announce the sale of a 60% stake in five wind farms to a consortium comprising the Japanese investment and trading firm Sojitz Corporation, Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. (KEPCO) and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co. Ltd. (MUL).

/ More about this story

APG and Vasa Vind to build Sweden’s largest onshore wind power project

June 30, 2017

APG and Vasa Vind announced today the launch into construction of the 288MW Åskalen onshore wind power project. Located in the central Sweden region of Jämtland, the project will comprise 80 Vestas V136 3.6MW turbines, making it the largest onshore wind power project in Sweden.

/ More about this story