US$400m worth of amortising bonds were issued on December 7, 2017, by Emirates Sembcorp Water & Power Company (ESC), the special purpose company which operates the Fujairah F1 Independent Water and Power Plant. The proceeds of the bond issuance were used to partially repay debt held by ESC.
The Fujairah F1 Independent Water and Power Plant is located in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates and has been operational since 2004. The plant has a net power output capacity of 760 MW and a water capacity of 130 million imperial gallons per day.
Prior to the bond’s issuance, Operis completed a financial model audit for ESC and the bond investors.