Wolf Theiss, working with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, has advised KKR on its USD 450 million investment in Hero Future Energies.
KKR is an investment firm that offers alternative asset management as well as capital markets and insurance solutions.
Hero Future Energies operates in India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Singapore, Ukraine, and the UK. The company is an independent power producer with approximately 1.6 gigawatts of operating assets across the utility, commercial, and industrial sectors.
According to Wolf Theiss, "KKR and Hero Future Energies, the renewable energy arm of the Hero Group, closed a transaction under which KKR invested USD 450 million in HFE to enable the company to expand its renewable energy capacity and capabilities across technologies such as solar, wind, battery storage, and green hydrogen. The investment also aims to support HFE with its expansion into new markets over time."
The Wolf Theiss team included Partner Taras Dumych, Senior Associates Sergii Zheka and Oksana Volynets, and Associates Olena Kravtsova and Olga Ivanova.
Wolf Theiss was unable to provide additional information on the matter.