Portland Private Equity announces fifth investment of AIC Caribbean Fund

St. Michael, Barbados
Agosto 31, 2011

St. Michael, Barbados, August 2011 - Portland Private Equity, a leading private equity fund management company, is pleased to announce the completion of the AIC Caribbean Fund’s fifth investment, an equity investment into InterEnergy Holdings Inc. (“IEH”).

IEH owns and operates power generation and distribution assets in Latin America and the Caribbean. IEH is one of the largest investors in the power sector of the Dominican Republic, with controlling positions in Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao S.A. (“CEPM”) and Compañía de Electricidad de San Pedro de Macorís (“CESPM”). In addition, InterEnergy indirectly holds the largest economic interest in Haina Investment Company, the private sector shareholder of Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina S.A. (“EGE Haina”). IEH’s asset portfolio represents more than 1,100 MW of combined installed capacity in the Dominican Republic, with another 215 MW under construction. IEH, through its predecessor, was also a pioneer in the use of renewable energy in the Dominican Republic, by establishing the first wind power complex in the country, a partnership between EGE Haina and CEPM with the Los Cocos and Quilvio Cabrera wind farms.

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About Portland Private Equity: 

Based in Barbados, Portland Private Equity is a private equity fund management company currently focused on opportunities in the Caribbean region through its management of the AIC Caribbean Fund (ACF). Building on Portland’s track record of successful investments throughout the Caribbean region, ACF is a ~$230M fund focused on medium-sized businesses. Companies in Portland’s portfolio do business in over 20 countries throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Latin America.