TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. has signed a deal that will see Oaktree Capital Management LP invest $150 million in the company’s utility infrastructure services business.
Under the agreement, Oaktree will acquire a 27.5 per cent stake in Aecon Utilities through a convertible preferred equity investment.
Aecon chief executive Jean-Louis Servranckx says the investment will accelerate growth in the business and strengthen Aecon’s balance sheet.
Aecon will own a 72.5 per cent stake in Aecon Utilities once the deal closes.
The conversion value of the investment implies a $750-million enterprise value for Aecon Utilities.
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