China Three Gorges South Asia Investment secures first green loan of USD297 million from DBS Hong Kong | 繁體

Hong Kong.27 Apr 2023.3 min read
Hong Kong, 27 Apr 2023 - DBS Bank Ltd., Hong Kong Branch (“DBS Hong Kong”) has committed to a one-year USD297 million green loan to help China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (“C-SAIL”) to refinance its overseas renewable energy projects. This is the first-ever green loan for C-SAIL via its special purpose vehicle C-SAIL Renewable Energy Investment Ltd, marking a milestone for reinforcing its commitment to sustainability.

The loan is refinancing the bridge loans for C-SAIL’s acquisition of Alcazar Energy Partners (AEP), an independent developer and producer of renewable energy with a portfolio of solar and wind projects of a total capacity of 411MW located in Jordan and Egypt.

Mr. Wallace Lam, Managing Director and Head of Institutional Banking Group of DBS Hong Kong, said, “We are thrilled to complete this deal as the sole lending bank for C-SAIL with high efficiency and flexibility as it progresses on its sustainability journey. As a purpose-driven bank that is keen on supporting responsible financing practices for a low-carbon economy, DBS remains committed to generating long-term value for our clients.”

Mr. Wang Minsheng, DCEO of C-SAIL, “This landmark transaction is a significant first for C-SAIL which will help fuel the growing demand for wind and solar power in Jordan and Egypt. As a group with a mission to promote sustainable development for all sectors in which we operate, this smooth collaboration with DBS Hong Kong recognises our mutual contribution to accelerate the energy transition in the MENA region.”

China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited secures its first green loan of USD297 million
from DBS Hong Kong to support C-SAIL’s solar and wind farm projects in Egypt and Jordan.


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