First Corporate Term Loan Offers Additional Flexibility to Fund Future Growth Plans
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altus Power, Inc. (NYSE: AMPS), the leading commercial-scale provider of clean electric power, today announced the closing of secured credit facility having a principal loan amount of $100 million by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“Goldman Sachs”) and CPPIB Credit Investments III Inc., a subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”). Altus Power plans to use proceeds from the facility to support its ongoing expansion. The facility carries an interest rate of 8.50% and a term of six years and is prepayable without penalty after three years.
“We’re pleased to welcome Goldman Sachs and CPP Investments as partners in Altus Power, bringing capital that will fund our expected growth plans in 2024,” remarked Dustin Weber, CFO of Altus Power. “This financing capitalizes on our growing cash flow generation, which has been a defining feature of our business model.”
“Our pipeline includes an attractive flow of operating and development assets and, with this efficient financing, we’re well positioned to execute on these opportunities,” added Gregg Felton, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Altus Power. “We believe this new facility positions us to increase our market share while providing our counterparties with execution certainty and our shareholders with continued profitable growth.”
About Altus Power
Altus Power, based in Stamford, Connecticut, is the leading commercial-scale provider of clean electric power serving commercial, industrial, public sector and Community Solar customers with end-to-end solutions. Altus Power originates, develops, owns and operates locally-sited solar generation, energy storage and charging infrastructure across the nation. Visit www.altuspower.com to learn more.
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