Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year

Jan 13, 2017

This multi-country deal impressed for its size, complexity and speed of execution

Mick Bowen

Keywords: Pacific Hydro State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) China

State Power Investment Corp/Pacific Hydro

When China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) lined up the acquisition of Pacific Hydro, the Australia-based renewable energy company's assets in Latin America accounted for some 70% of the roughly $3 billion package.

Pacific Hydro's five operating hydro plants in Chile represented between 50% and 60% of the price, while two wind farms in Brazil made up 10%. Pacific Hydro has 13 projects in Australia, which accounted for 30% of the package.

The company recently started construction...

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