Elsewedy Electric acquires 2 firms worth $60m, enters into Asian markets

Elsewedy Electric has entered the Asian market through acquiring shares in two companies involved in the transformer sector in Indonesia and Pakistan, valued at $60m.

The company said that it acquired 95 percent of PT CG Power Indonesia, which specialises in manufacturing electrical transformers in Indonesia.

The company has a production capacity of 10,000 MW, and provides maintenance services for the duration of the transformers’ lifetime, in addition to the construction of transformer substations.

Elsewedy added that it has acquired 100 percent of Validus Engineering PVT LTD, a company specialising in manufacturing electric power transformers in Pakistan.

It also said that it plans to introduce its power inverters technology to boost the growth of the Pakistani company, in order to reach a production capacity of 5,500 MW.

Elsewedy pointed out that these additions to the company’s business portfolio raises the total of its transformer plants to six factories. It will more than double the annual production capacity to 30,000 MVA.

The company stated that the acquisition provides an opportunity to penetrate the Southeast Asia and Australia markets, and coincides with the group’s new phase of growth and continuous expansion.