Borealis Infrastructure Agrees to Sell Its Interest in Enwave to Brookfield

October 02, 2012

(TORONTO, ON, Oct 2, 2012) -- Borealis Infrastructure today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 57% stake in Enwave Energy Corporation to a corporation indirectly owned by a partnership sponsored by Brookfield Asset Management.

The sale price represents an enterprise value for Enwave of $480 million and proceeds of approximately $223 million to Borealis, the infrastructure investment arm of the OMERS pension plan.

The City of Toronto has also agreed to sell its 43% stake in Enwave to Brookfield on the same terms as the sale by Borealis Infrastructure.

“Enwave was one of the first investments made by Borealis Infrastructure, and we are extremely proud to have been an integral part of building it into the great company it is today,” said Michael Rolland, President and CEO of Borealis Infrastructure.

Borealis and OMERS also recognize the strong leadership shown by Enwave’s management team and wish them continued future success.

About Borealis Infrastructure

Borealis Infrastructure is a leader in direct infrastructure investing with over a decade of investment experience and almost $20 billion in capital under management. Borealis invests in and manages a diversified portfolio of large-scale infrastructure assets exhibiting stability and strong cash flows, in sectors including energy, transportation and government-regulated services. It has offices in Toronto, London and New York. Borealis is the infrastructure investment arm of the OMERS Worldwide group of companies. For more information please visit or

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Lori McLeod, OMERS