PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC. (NASDAQ:PEGI) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive AgreementItem 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement, Voting Agreement, and certain other agreements relating to purchase and sale of Panhandle 2
In connection with the consummation of the PH2 PSA (as defined and described in Item 8.01 below), on December 22, 2017, the limited liability company agreement of PAN2 B2 LLC (as defined and described in Item 8.01 below) was amended and restated (the “A&R LLC Agreement”). An affiliate of the Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company”) and Vertuous Energy LLC (“Vertuous”) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) are the members of PAN2 B2 LLC. The A&R LLC Agreement sets forth provisions relating to governing the affairs of PAN 2 B2 LLC, including with respect to (among other things) the disposition of interests by a member, the capital accounts of members, distributions and allocations among members, and the management of such LLC.
Panhandle B Member 2 LLC (the “Managing Member”), which is indirectly wholly-owned by the Company, acts as the managing member of PH2 Holdings (as defined and described in Item 8.01 below). In connection with the consummation of the PH2 PSA, on December 22, 2017, the Managing Member and Vertuous entered into a Voting Agreement (the “Voting Agreement”). Such Voting Agreement sets forth provisions relating to managing and operating the affairs of each of PH2 Holdings and the PH2 Project Company (as defined and described in Item 8.01 below), including with respect to (among other things) consents required for certain actions.
In addition, in connection with restructuring of the Company’s holding arrangements of the PH2 Project Company to consummate the PH2 PSA, the Company and PSP Investments entered into certain other agreements. to a Letter Agreement, the Company and PSP Investments agreed to certain indemnification arrangements between each other related to such restructurings and the activities of PAN2 B2 LLC. to a Reimbursement Agreement, the Company and PSP Investments agreed to allocations of certain payments between each other which might become payable under certain guarantees which the Company had previously agreed to provide to certain members of PH2 Holdings.
Copies of the A&R LLC Agreement, Voting Agreement, Letter Agreement and Reimbursement Agreement discussed in this Item 1.01 are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4, respectively, and are incorporated by reference herein. The foregoing descriptions of such agreements do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to such exhibits.
PSP Investments holds approximately 9.5% of the Company’s outstanding Class A common stock.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
PH2 Purchase and Sale Agreement
On December 22, 2017, the Company consummated the transactions contemplated by the Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “PH2 PSA”) with Vertuous. to the PH2 PSA, an affiliate of the Company sold to Vertuous a 98% membership interest in a newly-formed limited liability company (“PAN2 B2 LLC”) that holds 50% of the Class B membership interests in Panhandle Wind Holdings 2 LLC (“PH2 Holdings”) (which holds 50% of the membership interests in Pattern Panhandle Wind 2 LLC (the “PH2 Project Company”)) for consideration of approximately $58.6 million (after certain adjustments). The PH2 Project Company operates the approximately 182 megawatt wind farm located in Carson County, Texas, which achieved commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2014. Immediately after the closing, the Company’s owned capacity with respect to the wind farm was approximately 75 megawatts.
The PH2 PSA was previously recommended by the Conflicts Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors, which is comprised solely of independent directors, for approval by the Board of Directors, and approved by the Board of Directors.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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About PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC. (NASDAQ:PEGI)
Pattern Energy Group Inc. is an independent power company focused on owning and operating power projects. The Company holds interests in over 18 wind power projects located in the United States, Canada and Chile with total capacity of over 2,644 megawatts (MW). Each of its projects has contracted to sell its output pursuant to a power sale agreement. The Company sells its electricity and environmental attributes, including renewable energy credits (RECs), to local utilities under long-term and fixed-price power purchase agreements (PPAs). The Company’s operating projects are Gulf Wind, Texas; Hatchet Ridge, California; St. Joseph, Manitoba; Spring Valley, Nevada; Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico; Ocotillo, California; South Kent, Ontario; El Arrayan, Chile; Panhandle 1, Texas; Panhandle 2, Texas; Grand, Ontario; Post Rock, Kansas; Lost Creek, Missouri; K2, Ontario; Logan’s Gap, Texas, Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge, Indiana, and Armow Wind power facility in Ontario, Canada.