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ReNew Power Lists On Nasdaq Via Special Purpose Acquisition Vehicle

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By operating capacity, ReNew Power is India's largest renewable energy firm. It is headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana, and has a total asset base of over 10 GW, with over 5 GW in operation.

 

After concluding its merger with US-based blank-check corporation RMG Acquisition Corp. II, ReNew Power Pvt., one of India's leading renewable energy providers, launched on the Nasdaq.

ReNew Power Lists On Nasdaq Via Special Purpose Acquisition Vehicle

A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a non-commercial entity founded solely to raise cash through an initial public offering (IPO) for the purpose of acquiring an existing business. SPACs, often known as "blank check firms," has been operating for a long time.

RMG II has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ReNew Energy Global plc as a result of the business combination, according to a corporate statement dated Aug. 23. On August 24, ReNew's Class A ordinary shares and warrants began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

ReNew Power merged with RMG Acquisition Corporation II, a blank-cheque company registered in the United States, to become publicly traded earlier this year. The current development brings the merger process to a close.

 

ReNew Power, which was founded in 2011, has a portfolio of over 100 operational utility-scale wind and solar energy projects spanning nine Indian states.

Apart from providing renewable energy, ReNew Power has acquired expertise in auxiliary sectors such as energy storage, according to the statement.

It also entered the expanding digital services market in 2020 with the acquisition of Climate Connect, an AI-enabled grid management and load forecasting startup based in Pune, India.

According to the February agreement, it received approximately $610 million in net proceeds. According to the corporate statement, this investment is backed by institutional investors such as BlackRock, BNP Paribas Energy Transition Fund, Chamath Palihapitiya, Sylebra Capital, TT International Asset Management Ltd, TT Environmental Solutions Fund, and Zimmer Partners.

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Story first published: Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:56 [IST]
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