Antin acquires the shares though its Flagship Fund V, for which this is the first investment. Blue Elephant Energy, a company based in Hamburg, Germany, operates as a producer of renewable energies. At the same time Bule Elephant Energy acquires and develops solar and wind power pants in Europe and South America.
Baker Tilly was involved in the process with an interdisciplinary team lead by the Lawyer/Of Council Christian Wilhelm and Lawyer/Partner Dr. Jörg Maitzen, LL.M. (both Corporate/M&A, Private Equity). They supported drafting and negotiation all contracts and agreements relevant to the transaction. Lawyer/Manager Daniela Konle (Corporate/M&A, Private Equity), Certified Tax Advisor/Partner Christian Wegener as well as Certified Tax Advisor/Lawyer/Manager Dr. Christiane Krüger, LL.M. (both Tax) also played a significant role in the mandate.
In addition to the management team, the shareholders BEV, Jahr Assetmanagement GmbH and ATHOS will remain on board at Blue Elephant Energy, sending a strong signal of stability and continuity.
The financial details of the transaction are confidential. The transaction is expected to be completed in the last quarter of this year after the usual regulatory approvals have been obtained.
“About Blue Elephant Energy AG“
Blue Elephant Energy AG acquires and operates solar and wind power plants (onshore) in eight countries with a focus on western and central Europe. Since the foundation in 2016, a portfolio of 1,292 mWp has been built up. With over 600 MWp capacity Blue Elephant is the largest solar park operator in the Netherlands. More than 70% of the production capacity consists of solar parks. The Company also analyses new technologies such as energy storage in terms of their economic attractiveness.
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