NH Investment & Securities and KEB Hana Bank made an investment of US$70 million in power plants in the outskirts of Chicago. A month ago, NH had made another investment in a U.S. power plant called Cricket Valley Energy Center in the State of New York.
According to industry sources on February 9, NH Investment & Securities and KEB Hana Bank each signed an investment deal to extend a loan of $35 million for three power plants in Aurora and Rockford in Illinois. With a seven-year maturity, the loan is expected to generate an yield of 4.5-4.7 percent per annum.
This investment is made with an American power company LS Power Associates which raised a fund of $300 million. A group of globally famous financial companies, including ING Capital ($30 million), GE Capital ($33 million), Montreal Bank ($25 million), BNP Paribas ($15 million), and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ($15 million) participated in the deal.
LS Power Associates plans to use the proceeds to pay back the money it borrowed to acquire the Aurora and Rockford power plants.
The life insurance arm of South Korea’s Shinhan Financial Group will allocate more than 90% of its assets under management to loans and bonds to earn stable interest incomes, and invest the remainder in stocks and alternative assets for higher&hellip
South Korea’s top financial regulator will cut reserve requirements by half for insurance firms’ cross-border infrastructure assets from as early as June, paving the way for domestic insurers to boost overseas alternative investments. The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) is working&hellip
The Government Employees Pension Service (GEPS) has awarded overseas private debt fund mandates for opportunistic strategies to Apollo Global Management and Cerberus Capital Management to invest up to $160 million, according to the South Korean pension fund on March 24.&hellip