Thursday, May 4, 2017

USA, Nevada: Japanese Company Acquires 22% Stake in Ormat

ORIX to Acquire 22% Ownership Stake in Ormat from FIMI and Bronicki Investments and Simultaneously Enter into Strategic Partnership with Ormat (News Release)

Ormat Technologies, Inc. and ORIX Corporation, a financial services group headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, and Osaka, Japan, announced today that ORIX will acquire an approximately $627 million ownership stake in Ormat by purchasing approximately 11.0 million shares of Ormat common stock from FIMI ENRG Limited Partnership, FIMI ENRG, L.P., Bronicki Investments, Ltd., and senior members of management, representing in the aggregate an approximately 22.1% ownership position in Ormat. 

The per share sale price to be paid by ORIX at closing (subject to satisfaction of customary conditions, including regulatory approvals) is $57, which was the prevailing market price at the time that ORIX, FIMI and Bronicki reached agreement on the commercial terms of their transaction. The parties expect closing to occur in the third quarter of 2017.