Asper In The News

Asper supports the D2Grids project aiming to upscale 5th generation district heating and cooling

June 28, 2019

5G DHC is a concept which is currently largely unknown to the investor community. Yet, it has the potential to significantly contribute to the decarbonization of the heating & cooling sectors, and will likely require significant investment to roll-out. As commercialisation partner in this project, Asper will aim to assess the economic viability of the…

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Asper closes long-term PPA with Axpo Nordic for Swedish windfarm

April 29, 2019

Asper Investment Management is pleased to announce that it has closed another long-term PPA agreement, this time with Axpo Nordic for a large-scale windfarm in Sweden. Asper is one of the most experienced investors in Nordic Power and demonstrated this experience by working with Axpo Nordic to close the PPA in less than four weeks…

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Asper announces Irish PPA

April 9, 2019

Asper Investment Management, the largest private international investor in Irish wind energy, is pleased to announce that its Invis Energy joint venture has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Amazon. This is the first subsidy-free renewable project in Ireland. The agreement will bring Amazon Web Services (AWS) closer to its commitment to use…

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Asper expands its Swedish District Heating platform

January 21, 2019

Asper Investment Management-backed Vasa Värme announced today the signing of an agreement with the Swedish municipality of Ekerö for the building and operation of a new biomass-fueled district heating system across the municipality, following a competitive tendering process. The new entity, which will be jointly owned by Vasa Värme and the municipality, will look to…

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Asper Appoints Senior Advisor

January 9, 2019

Asper Investment Management has appointed David Walker as a Senior Advisor to its board of directors. David will work with Asper’s leadership team, providing strategic advice on business development and institutional relations. He was previously a Private Equity Director at BMO Global Asset Management; he has also held leadership positions within the European Investment Bank…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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