Vector Renewables Japan, supports the refinancing of a 34 PV plants portfolio with a green bond
Vector Renewables, through its subsidiary in Japan, has participated, as Asset Manager, in the closing of a green bond and loan of 70 M USD (7,300 M JPY) for 34 operating power plants, totalling 30 MW and located in various locations of Japan.
With a contract secured for 20 years, Vector Renewables has acted as a connecting link between the Financing Parties (Hitachi Capital), Bond Arranger (Nomura Securities), Legal Advisor (Nishimura Asahi) and Rating Agency (Japan Credit Agency) among all the providers of the portfolio.
The bond, with an annual interest rate of 1.5% and a maturity of 20 years, has received a rating of BBB. On terms of Green Bond, has received the maximum qualification by Japan Credit Rating for “Greenness” evaluation (g1) and Management evaluation (m1).
The work has involved 900+ hours of the asset management team since July and has arrived at a closing with the consecution of the finance on 22nd January.