Minority stake and bond issue

Carnegie acted as financial adviser to Neas Energy

The consortium consisting of Via Venture Partners and ATP acquires approximately 30% ownership (Via Venture Partners approx. 18% and ATP approx. 12%) and ATP in addition provides a bond of DKK 250 million.

Having Via Venture Partners and ATP as shareholders will strengthen Neas Energy’s capital position, and with the investment Neas Energy is expected to expand substantially in the European energy market the coming years.

Neas Energy is an independent energy asset management company that provides physical and financial optimisation of renewable and conventional energy assets operating on energy markets in Europe. Based on more than 15 years of experience from liberal energy markets Neas Energy today has activities in all major energy markets in Europe. Neas Energy’s headquarter is located in Aalborg, Denmark and it has offices in London, Hamburg and Stockholm.

Via Venture Partners is a leading private equity fund in the Nordic region, which focuses on technology and service companies.

ATP is a mandatory pension saving scheme in Denmark and has 4.9m members. At the end of 2014, 943,500 pensioners were receiving ATP Livslang Pension (Lifelong Pension). At the end of 2014 ATP’s net assets amounted to DKK 704bn.

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