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Posted on 20-06-2019 | 03:00:10PM

Fuji Electric acquires Peepul Capital-owned UPS maker Consul Neowatt for ₹720 crore

Japans Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. on Thursday said it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% stake in Consul Neowatt Power Solutions Pvt Ltd (CNPS), a maker of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.
Fuji is acquiring the company from private equity investor Peepul Capital, which owned the company through its third fund, and other individual shareholders.
According to a person aware of the development, the acquisition cost Fuji 720 crore. He spoke on the condition of anonymity, as he is not authorized to speak to the media.
CNPS main business entails development, manufacturing, engineering, sales, and servicing of UPSs, servo voltage stabilizers, off-grid solar inverters and other customized power electronic solutions.
This is Fuji’s second investment in India. In 2015, it entered into a JV with Gemco Control Systems to make industrial automation systems.
“Fuji Electric will expand its power electronics systems business in India, targeting mainly the manufacturing industry and the data center market, which has been booming in recent years, by leveraging CNPS’s network of sales and service centers across the country," Fuji said in a statement. The company will also leverage the manufacturing infrastructure and product development capabilities of CNPS for developing price-competitive products.
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