TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Kensington Capital Advisors Inc. is pleased to announce an investment by the Kensington Power Income Fund for the purchase of the Crowsnest Pass Power Plant from Mistral Power Inc. Following the completion of this investment, the Kensington Power Income
Fund owns all or part of six different power plants located in Western
Canada. The transaction was effective December 1st, 2013.
The Crowsnest Pass Power Plant is a heat recovery plant located in the
municipality of Sparwood, British Columbia, which converts thermal
energy (waste heat) in the exhaust gas of a gas compressor into
electrical energy. The electricity produced is sold to British Columbia
Hydro under a long term contract.
"The Crowsnest Power Plant is a green energy project that we are proud
to include in our portfolio," stated Suganya Tharmalingam, a Principal with Kensington Capital. "This investment meets all of our investment
criteria consistent with our plan to continue investing through the
coming months," added John H. Walker, Managing Director of Kensington
responsible for the infrastructure business.
The Kensington Power Income Fund is a Limited Partnership investing in
power assets located in Canada and the United States. The Fund pays
quarterly distributions to investors.
Mistral Power Inc. is part of the Mistral Energy Inc. ("Mistral") group
of companies based in Calgary. Mistral is a portfolio company of the
Riverstone/Carlyle Group of New York. Mistral commenced business in
2010 and was founded by the former executive team of Taylor NGL Limited
Partnership. Mistral is engaged in building, owning and operating
energy infrastructure such as processing plants, pipelines, terminals
and storage facilities that support both the natural gas and the
natural gas liquids industry. Mistral also develops projects that
involve power generation associated with green energy or cogeneration
applications. For more information on Mistral Energy Inc. please visit www.mistralenergy.ca.
Kensington Capital, founded in 1996, is a leading Canadian investor in
alternative investments. Kensington is best known for its private
equity investment programs, having committed over $600 million since
2002, and is an active investor in infrastructure assets and hedge
funds. Institutional investors such as pension funds and professional
asset managers, as well as high net-worth individuals and retail
investors, hold Kensington funds. For more information on Kensington
and current offerings, please visit www.kcpl.ca.
SOURCE: Kensington Capital Partners Limited
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