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Adani Green buys SB Energy from Softbank and Bharti; firm valued at $3.5 bn

Deal for company with range of assets is biggest acquisition in India's renewable power sector.

Gautam Adani
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With this acquisition, AGEL will achieve a renewable capacity of 24.3 Gw and an operating renewable capacity of 4.9 Gw, said the company in a public statement

Shreya Jai Mumbai and New Delhi
In one of the largest deals in renewable energy in India, Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has acquired the portfolio of SB Energy at the enterprise value of $3.5 billion (Rs 25,574 crore approximately).

With this deal, SB Energy, a joint venture of SoftBank Group (SBG) and Bharti Enterprises created in 2015, will exit the Indian market.

Industry sources said SB Energy would no longer participate in project tenders in India.

SB Energy had been looking to sell its portfolio for close to two years, said executives. The company’s representations before the government for having dollar-based tariffs and awarding large

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First Published: May 19 2021 | 9:10 AM IST

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