GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is to form a joint venture (JV) with Japanese conglomerate, Mitsui to invest in new-generation energy and infrastructure related businesses in China as well as other ‘selected’ overseas countries. Image: GCL Group

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is to form a joint venture (JV) with Japanese conglomerate, Mitsui to invest in new-generation energy and infrastructure related businesses in China as well as other ‘selected’ overseas countries. Image: GCL Group

Leading polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is to form a joint venture (JV) with Japanese conglomerate, Mitsui to invest in new-generation energy and infrastructure related businesses in China as well as other ‘selected’ overseas countries.

The JV fund is expected to be initially launched in the next month with a US$50 million (50-50) share. 

The companies are expected to make further capital contributions to the JV fund in proportion to their respective shareholdings when required for targeted investments. 

Recently, GCL-Poly said it was in talks with major China state-owned industrial conglomerate, Shanghai Electric to sell a major shareholding in its main polysilicon production subsidiary, Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon for around US$2 billion.

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