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Atlantic Power Limited Partnership Completes US$810 Million in New Senior Secured Credit Facilities

2014

Areas Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate Finance and Securities, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Tax

Summary

Goodmans represented Atlantic Power Limited Partnership (“APLP”), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of  Atlantic Power Corporation (“Atlantic Power”), in connection with the completion of new senior secured credit facilities, comprising US$600 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured term loan facilities and US$210 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured revolving credit facilities (collectively, the “new senior secured credit facilities”) on February 26, 2014. Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC  and Bank of America N.A. served as joint syndication agents and Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, Merrill Lynch and Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated acted as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners (the “Lenders”) for the new credit facilities.  Atlantic Power and its subsidiaries will use the proceeds of the senior secured term loan facilities and the extensions of credit available under the senior secured revolving credit facilities for various purposes.

Atlantic Power owns and operates a diverse fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. Its current portfolio consists of interests in twenty-eight operational power generation projects across eleven states in the United States and two provinces in Canada.