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AquaVenture Holdings Announces Participation of OPIC and Extension of Long-Stop Date in Ghanaian Acquisition


AquaVenture Holdings Limited (NYSE:WAAS) ("AquaVenture" or the
"Company"), a leader in Water-as-a-ServiceTM ("WAASTM")
solutions, announced today that the Overseas Private Investment
Corporation ("OPIC"), the U.S. Government's development finance
institution, received approval from its investment and credit committees
to provide project financing of $50 million for an 18-year term in
connection with the Company's pending acquisition of a desalination
plant in Accra, Ghana. The project financing, which will restructure $50
million of the existing project debt, is contingent upon the completion
of the acquisition of the desalination plant by the Company.

In addition, the Company entered into an agreement with Abengoa Water
Nungua, S.L.U. ("Abengoa") to extend the long-stop date of the
transaction to March 31, 2019. The long-stop date was previously
December 31, 2018.

Doug Brown, Chairman of AquaVenture, commented: "We continue to make
significant progress on this acquisition and I am pleased to announce
OPIC's involvement in the project. Having successfully worked with OPIC
in the past, I am confident that their participation will help drive
this transaction across the finish line. All parties continue to
demonstrate a commitment to completing this transaction and we look
forward to becoming the long-term water partner to the Government of

OPIC is a self-sustaining U.S. Government agency that helps American
businesses invest in emerging markets. It mobilizes private capital to
help solve critical development challenges and, in doing so, catalyzes
revenues, jobs and growth opportunities both domestically and abroad.
OPIC seeks to support projects that demonstrate significant potential to
fostering economic development in emerging markets and advances U.S.
foreign policy and national security priorities.

About AquaVenture

AquaVenture is a multinational provider of WAAS™ solutions that provide
customers a reliable and cost-effective source of clean drinking and
process water primarily under long-term contracts that minimize capital
investment by the customer. AquaVenture is composed of two operating
platforms: Quench, a leading provider of filtered water systems and
related services with over 140,000 units installed at institutional and
commercial customer locations across the U.S. and Canada; and Seven Seas
Water, a multinational provider of desalination and wastewater treatment
solutions, providing more than 8.5 billion gallons of potable, high
purity industrial grade and ultra-pure water per year to governmental,
municipal, industrial and hospitality customers.

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