Corporate operations

Information on some of the company's most important corporate transactions

This section contains expanded information on some of the Iberdrola Group's main corporate transactions, aligned with the fulfilment of the financial strength objectives of our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan. Of particular note is the early completion of the non-core asset rotation plan, within the first quarter of 2023, as well as the co-investment alliances with leading global funds. Access the documentation on the agreements reached and the webcast of their presentations.

Launch of Iberdrola and bp pulse joint venture to create the largest fast and ultra-fast charging network in Spain and Portugal

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Iberdrola and bp pulse's joint venture electric station

On 1 December 2023, the new company between Iberdrola and bp pulse is announced, the result of the strategic alliance between the two energy companies to create the most extensive fast and ultra-fast public charging network in the Iberian Peninsula.

This alliance begins its activity with more than 300 public charging points in operation, and aims to reach 5,000 points on the peninsula by 2025, and to reach 11,700 fast and ultra-fast charging points for electric vehicles by 2030, all with 100% renewable energy. With this deployment, the company seeks to democratise access to electric vehicles and facilitate the transition to a more sustainable mobility model.

Strategic agreement with Masdar to co-invest in Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany

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The offshore substation of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm (Germany)

On November 2, 2023, after obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals, we formalised our strategic agreement with Masdar –announced in July of the same year– to co-invest in the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm (Germany), which has a capacity of 476 MW and is valued at €1.6 billion. Under the terms of the deal, we will have a 51% majority stake in the assets, accelerating energy independence in Europe.

This agreement is considered a transaction of strategic importance, for both Iberdrola and Masdar, a major renewable energy group based in Abu Dhabi, and a key milestone that strengthens a partnership that will allow us to explore further investment opportunities in renewable energy across technologies and regions.

Partnership with GIC for the expansion of transport networks in Brazil

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Transport line in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

On 26 April 2023, we announced our strategic alliance with GIC, one of the world's leading institutional investors, for the development of transmission grids in Brazil worth 2.4 billion Brazilian reals (€430 million). Both companies will co-invest in transmission operating assets with a total of 1,865 km of transmission lines and an annual return of BRL 430 million (around EUR 77 million), with an average concession term of 25 years. 

Through Neoenergia Enlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva., our subsidiary in Brazil, we will have a 50% stake in the company, valued at 1.2 billion Brazilian reals (€215 million). This transaction is carried out at a multiple of 13 times EBITDA. We have also signed a framework agreement with GIC to jointly participate in future tenders for electricity transmission assets in the South American country.

The New Iberdrola Mexico

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Combined cycle plant in Nuevo León (Mexico)

On 5 April 2023, we presented The New Iberdrola Mexico, an agreement of intent to sell 8,539 MW in Mexico for approximately $6 billion between Iberdrola Mexico's subsidiaries and Mexico Infrastructure Partners ("MIP"). The transaction was financially supported by Mexico's National Infrastructure Fund (Fonadin) and other public financial institutions linked to the Mexican government.

The binding agreement to sell 55% of the business in Mexico was signed on June 12, 2023. The Iberdrola Group, through the new investments it will make in Mexico, will reaffirm its leadership in the development of renewable energies in the country.

Co-investment with Norges Bank Investment Management for renewable energy development in Spain

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49 MW Puylobo wind farm in Zaragoza (Spain)

On 17 January 2023, we announced the signing of a co-investment agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) for the joint development of 1,265 MW of new renewable capacity in Spain: 20% wind and 80% photovoltaic. An alliance to promote decarbonisation through a portfolio of assets worth €1,225 million, of which Iberdrola will hold a majority stake of 51% and NBIM the remaining 49%, representing a direct investment of around €600 million.

This renewable portfolio, with 137 MW already operational and the rest under development, will have the capacity to supply clean energy to more than 700,000 homes each year with resources spread across different regions of the country.

On 31 May 2023 we communicated to the Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV) that we have all the legal requirements to carry out the transaction. In addition to the 1,265 MW of new renewable capacity, we are also working with Norges Bank Investment Management to expand this strategic alliance by more than 500 MW of renewable capacity on the Iberian Peninsula.

NBIM, which manages Norway's sovereign wealth fund, has been one of the Iberdrola Group's main investors for years and holds on average 1.4% of all listed companies worldwide and 2.5% of listed companies in Europe, making it a benchmark fund.

We strengthen our alliance with Mapfre reaching €500m of co-investment

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50 MW Olmedilla photovoltaic plant in Cuenca (Spain)

In March 2023, we announced the addition of 150 MW of operational photovoltaic capacity to the 295 MW of wind power capacity we already had in the portfolio of the company created with Mapfre in 2021. With this operation we reached 445 MW of green power and €500 million of co-investment, increasing the joint investment in renewable energies between two leading companies while diversifying the portfolio with new solar photovoltaic assets. 

Energías Renovables Ibermap is a pioneering co-investment vehicle that we created together with the insurance company as part of our asset rotation strategy and its commitment to sustainable investments in Spain, and which envisages the incorporation of more assets in the future. Thanks to the new solar photovoltaic capacity, Iberdrola becomes the majority shareholder, with 51% of the company, while MAPFRE consolidates its position with the remaining 49%.

Other major operations

Acquisition of two onshore wind farms in Poland

Iberdrola has purchased two wind farms owned by Greenvolt Power, which come on stream in the second half of 2023. The total capacity of both is 50 MW, generating enough energy to cover the needs of 50,000 polosh households per year.

Information Note (28/07/2023): Purchase finalised of two Greenvolt Power onshore wind farms in Poland.