A consortium including Mitsubishi Corp <8058.T> and Japanese and Canadian pension funds will buy a U.S. gas-fired power plant in Michigan this month for nearly 200 billion yen ($2.01 billion), the Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday.
Mitsubishi, Japan's Pension Fund Association, Mizuho Bank <8411.T>, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), and Canadian pension fund Omers will acquire all shares in the parent firm of the 1.63-gigawatt power plant, the report said, without citing sources.
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The current owners include a Swedish investment fund, said.
($1 = 99.7450 Japanese yen)
(Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Paul Tait)