Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. (NASDAQ: VINP) («Vinci Partners”, «the Company,» «we», «us», or «our»), the controlling company of a leading alternative investment platform in Brazil, announced today a partnership with Gradiente Energias Renováveis S.A., a company focused on the renewable energy sector, that will be part of a new strategy to be managed by Vinci Partners’ Infrastructure segment.
The partnership has a pipeline for the development of three clean energy focused projects in Brazil, which together represent approximately R$2.5 billion in investments. The projects comprehend the construction of a solar power complex in the state of Bahia, consisting of two phases, and of a windfarm complex in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, both developed by Gradiente, a company within Grupo Electra.
José Guilherme Souza, partner and Head of Infrastructure for Vinci Partners, said, “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Gradiente Energia, a company with an excellent management team with 20 years of experience in the sector. Through this partnership, we are establishing a new strategy within the Company’s ESG oriented investment opportunities, focused on renewables and the transition to a low carbon economy, which is an important milestone for us.”
Sergio Brandão, CEO for Gradiente, said, “This partnership is of enormous strategic significance for Gradiente, as we partner with such a world class investment house as Vinci Partners. It demonstrates Gradiente’s ability to develop quality renewable projects for mutual benefit and to meet Brazil’s growing clean energy needs.”
Fonte: Vinci Partners