Wind energy firm SWS could be sold in €800m deal

Wind energy firm SWS has appointed Royal Bank of Canada to consider a sale of the firm, in a deal that could be worth more than €800 million.

6th June, 2009

Wind energy firm SWS has appointed Royal Bank of Canada to consider a sale of the firm, in a deal that could be worth more than €800 million.

The bank’s London-based corporate finance division, which specialises in alternative energy projects, is assessing several buyout approaches for SWS from Ireland and overseas.

It will now move to seek indicative bids from the potential buyers, which include the ESB and Bord Gáis, as well as...

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