- Published: 08 May 2020 08 May 2020
Enbridge has announced a transaction with CPP Investments to sell 49% of its 50% interest in the Saint Nazaire offshore wind project off the coast of France.
The total payment at close is anticipated to exceed $100 million. Post closing, CPP Investments will contribute its pro-rata 49% share of all ongoing future development capital. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. After the transaction closes, through Enbridge 's investment in EMF, Enbridge will own equity interests in three French offshore wind projects, including, Saint Nazaire (25.5%), Fecamp (17.9%), and Courseulles (21.7%). In 2019, the Saint Nazaire offshore wind project reached a positive final investment decision while the remaining projects are expected to reach a final investment decision by next year.