Energy deal

Schroders in £358m swoop on wind farm owner Greencoat

Vattenfall wind farm

Greencoat has been acquiring wind farm assets in Scotland

Schroders is acquiring a 75% shareholding in Greencoat Capital Holdings, a major owner of Scottish wind farm assets, for an initial £358 million.

Greencoat is one of Europe’s largest renewable infrastructure managers, with £6.7 billion of AUM at 30 November.

It has pioneered large-scale renewable energy infrastructure investing in listed and private formats, delivering compound AUM growth of over 48% per annum over the last four years to 31 March 2021.

Schroders and Greencoat said they have an ambition to be a global leader in this fast-growing and important investment sector.

Established in 2009, Greencoat is a specialist investment manager focussing on renewable energy infrastructure investing, including wind, solar, bioenergy and heat.

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