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It is generally safer to invest in companies that are larger, and thus more diversified, one analyst suggests. , he said, because “if something goes wrong with one of their assets it is not going to have as big an impact on the sustainability of the yield.” The Curtis Palmer facility near Corinth, New York, a run-of-river hydroelectric facility, is shown in a handout photo. Boston-based Atlantic Power Corp. (TSX:ATP) announced Monday it plans to acquire Capital Power Income L.P. (TSX:CPA.UN) in cash and stock deal that values the company at some $1.1 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Capital Power
It is generally safer to invest in companies that are larger, and thus more diversified, one analyst suggests. , he said, because “if something goes wrong with one of their assets it is not going to have as big an impact on the sustainability of the yield.” The Curtis Palmer facility near Corinth, New York, a run-of-river hydroelectric facility, is shown in a handout photo. Boston-based Atlantic Power Corp. (TSX:ATP) announced Monday it plans to acquire Capital Power Income L.P. (TSX:CPA.UN) in cash and stock deal that values the company at some $1.1 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Capital Power
(The Canadian Press)

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