This will allow Theolia "to reinforce its balance sheet, to have the means for its development and to revitalise the company by creating value," the company says.
The two-stage plan involves Theolia amending the terms of its convertible bonds, to save it from possibly having to pay out up to €253 million on January 1 2012, when the bonds can be redeemed.
Instead, that date will now be pushed back to January 1 2015, and the conversion price reduced to encourage bondholders to swap their bonds for shares.
How much it is reduced by depends on the second stage of the plan, to launch a capital increase of up to €100 million among existing shareholders this spring.
If fully successful, the company will increase its cash position by EUR40 million, reduce its convertible bond debt to €127 million and increase its equity by around EUR150 million.
This will give the company sufficient funds to continue building its development pipeline, which now stands at 2013MW.