Published: 11 December 2019 11 December 2019
Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised a consortium consisting of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) and Dutch pension investor APG (APG) on their acquisition of the Merkur German offshore wind farm from a consortium of Merkur shareholders, which includes Partners Group, InfraRed Capital Partners, DEME Concessions, GE Energy Financial Services and ADEME.
The recently completed Merkur wind farm is located in the German North Sea and covers an area of 47 km². It consists of 66 GE Haliade 150 turbines with a capacity of 396MW.
TRIG is a London-listed investment company which primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of renewable energy infrastructure assets in the UK and continental Europe, with a focus on operational projects. The company has a portfolio of 71 renewable energy assets in the UK, France, Ireland, Sweden and Germany including wind farms, solar projects and a battery storage facility with a total capacity of over 1.5 GW.
APG is the largest pension delivery organisation in the Netherlands, providing executive consultancy, asset management, pension administration, pension communication and employer services on behalf of pension funds and employers in various sectors.