• Brookfield's $350m note issue wins top S&P green evaluation

    26 February 2018

    A $350 million note issue from Brookfield Renewable Partners to refinance two hydro facilities in the US has been given a 'green evaluation' score of E1/90 by S&P Global Ratings.

  • Three yieldcos sold in less than a week

    08 February 2018

    A yieldco sale frenzy over the past couple of days has seen deals struck to buy NRG Yield, 8point3 and Saeta Yield.

  • Brookfield's maiden infrastructure debt fund smashes target

    03 January 2018

    Brookfield Asset Management has closed its inaugural infrastructure debt fund, with almost half of the capital raised to be allocated to the renewables sector.

  • Brookfield buys €135m of debt issued by Oaktree against Eolia stake

    18 December 2017

    Brookfield has bought €135 million ($159 million) of debt placed by Oaktree Capital Management against a majority stake in Spain's Eolia Renovables de Inversiones.

  • Brookfield has Atlantica in its sights after acquiring TerraForm

    17 October 2017

    Brookfield Asset Management has completed the acquisition of US yieldco TerraForm Power, and may be planning to buy another, in the form of Atlantica Yield.

  • $500m pair of green bonds receive highest S&P evaluation

    16 October 2017

    Two labelled green bonds with a combined value of $500 million have received the highest score in S&P's green evaluation system.

  • HgCapital sells stake in Irish wind assets to Japanese

    02 August 2017

    Invis Energy, a joint venture between HgCapital and engineering company Craydel, has sold a 60% stake in five Irish wind farms to a group of Japanese investors. The price paid was not disclosed.

  • NRG yieldco sell-off 'unlikely' to spark bidding war

    21 July 2017

    A bidding war is unlikely in NRG Energy's sale of up to 100% of its stake in yieldco NRG Yield, even if strong interest exists, a financial analyst has said.

  • Green bond round-up, 19 July 2017

    19 July 2017

    Brookfield Renewable Partners, a Canadian clean energy company, has issued its inaugural green bond, raising $475 milllion.

  • US Yieldcos: escaping the parent trap

    23 June 2017

    A recent spate of M&As in the yieldco space seems to point to a new chapter in the model's evolution. Hamza Ali reports