Press Release

Kirkland Counsels SGBH on Sale of its Interest in Bujagali Hydropower Project in Uganda

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised SG Bujagali Holdings, Ltd. (SGBH), a Mauritian company indirectly owned by investment funds managed by Blackstone,  on the selling of SGBH’s interest in the Bujagali hydropower project (Bujagali) in Uganda to SN Power AS, the state-owned Norwegian company and one of the world’s leading international hydropower firms. Bujagali is a 250 MW hydropower facility located near Jinja, Uganda. It has been financed and developed by Bujagali Energy Ltd., an entity owned by affiliates of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, SGBH and the government of Uganda.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Andrew Calder and Rhett Van Syoc and associate Kfir Abutbul.