Niam has through its infrastructure fund, Niam Infra Fund (“Niam Infra”) partnered with Nima Energy AB for the roll-out of ultra-fast EV charging hubs. The partnership involves a 15% investment in Nima Energy AB as well as a first right to finance up to 500 MSEK of charging sites. Nima Energy develops the next generation e-mobility hubs in the Nordics and Northern Europe designed to meet the future demand for ultra-fast EV charging on-route as well as in and around cities. The roll-out of charging infrastructure is critical to the de-carbonization of transport.
Sverker Åkerblom, Head of Niam Infrastructure, says, “We are very happy to partner up with Nima Energy. The transition to electric vehicles is contingent on significant infrastructure investments. Together with Nima Energy we have the opportunity to accelerate this transition by rolling-out ultra-fast and accessible EV charging that cater to the needs of drivers, today and tomorrow. We are fully committed to offer accessible and fast charging and plan to invest up to 500 MSEK into this strategy over the next few years.“
Marcus Landelin, CEO Nima Energy, says, “We are very pleased to welcome Niam as a partner and owner in Nima Energy. Niam is one of the leading real asset investors in the Nordics and the investment by Niam Infra is a significant milestone. It will enable us to accelerate our growth journey to become a leading developer of EV charging hubs. The joint platform with Niam allows Nima Energy to establish charging hubs on strategically and commercially attractive locations for EV drivers. We look forward to start the realization of our first assets already in the fall 2022.”
For further information, please contact:
Sverker Åkerblom, Head of Niam Infrastructure
+46 723 88 18 93, Sverker.Akerblom@niam.com
Marcus Landelin, CEO and Founder Nima Energy
+46 703 25 57 78, Marcus.Landelin@nima-energy.com
About Nima Energy
Nima Energy is a developer in the field of EV charging infrastructure for passenger cars and commercial vehicles with focus on large-scale charging hubs together with strong partners and investors. The project portfolio consists of approximately 300 chargers in late development phase and approximately 1 000 chargers at early development phase. The company was founded in late 2020 and has it´s headquarter in Malmö, Sweden. The company is founded upon +20 years of experience within development and investments in renewables. For more information visit: www.nima-energy.com.
Niam is one of northern Europe's leading fund managers with a focus on investments in real estate and infrastructure. Since its inception in 1998, Niam has offered institutional investors the opportunity to invest in the Nordic real estate market through their funds. With extensive experience and expertise, the focus is on identifying and implementing improvements that create the best properties for our tenants and the communities where they are located with the goal of meeting both current and future needs. For the past 23 years, Niam has invested in properties of more than €11.5 billion and today they manage a property portfolio of approximately €2.4 billion. Niam Infrastructure focus on sustainable investments within renewable energy, transportation and telecom in the Nordics and northern Europe. The platform's first fund concentrates on small to medium-sized investments with a focus on asset aggregation and risk reduction in primarily sustainable infrastructure. Niam has more than 85 employees with offices in Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen and Luxembourg. For more information, please visit www.niam.com.