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OMERS Infrastructure Further Increases Investment in Thames Water

OMERS Infrastructure Further Increases Investment in Thames Water

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LONDON (FEBRUARY 15) - OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc. (“OMERS Infrastructure”), the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for municipal employees in Ontario, Canada, today announced the purchase of an additional 4% interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited. The transaction is expected to close later in the year.

Following completion of the transaction, OMERS Infrastructure will increase its overall interest in Thames Water to ~32%.

About OMERS Private Markets

OMERS Private Markets (OMERS Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity) invests globally in infrastructure and private equity assets on behalf of OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for Ontario’s municipal employees. Investments are aimed at steady returns to help deliver strong and sustainable pensions to OMERS members. OMERS Private Markets’ diversified portfolio of large-scale infrastructure assets exhibits stability and strong cash flows, in sectors including energy, transportation and government-regulated services. OMERS has offices in Toronto, New York, London, Sydney and Singapore. OMERS is one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension funds with net assets of more than C$85 billion. Visit www.omersprivatemarkets.com for more information.

For further enquiries

UK
James Isola, Maitland
jisola@maitland.co.uk
+44 (0)20 7379 5151

Canada
Neil Hrab Manager, Communications – Investments
nhrab@omers.com
OMERS
+1 416.369.2418