The Partners have a track record including more than 50 transactions and £10 billion of capital investments and disposals. They have a wealth of experience as both principals, lenders and advisers in the following sectors.

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  • Renewables
    • Susan River & Childers Solar Farms: Exclusive adviser to ESCO Pacific on the all equity funding of 2 Australian solar farms by Elliott Advisers (98MW & 75MW)
    • Esparity Solar: Establishment of a grid parity solar project development company in Spain and fund raising from a club of HNW investors
    • Power Capital & Capital Stage AG: Introduced and advised the parties on establishment of a partnership (joined by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund) for an Irish solar development portfolio, consisting of more than 20 parks (140MW)
    • Ross River Solar Farm: Exclusive adviser to ESCO Pacific on the equity funding of Australia’s largest solar farm (142MW, A$225m)
    • Guillena Solar Farm: Exclusive adviser to Ansasol on the sale of a 120MW RTB unsubsidised solar project in Spain
    • ESCO Pacific: Exclusive adviser to Australian developer in raising seed capital for the development of a 1GW portfolio of projects
    • Econergy / Equitix / Zouk: Jointly advised the consortium on the acquisition of a portfolio of PV projects from Zouk (16MW)
    • Hindustan Power (Moser): Sold 5MW UK operational PV solar farm to a leading European institutional renewables investor
    • ESCO Ltd – UK Solar: Exclusive retained mandate for the sale of the 5MW Cressing fully consented UK Solar PV farm project rights company
    • ESCO Ltd – UK Solar: Exclusive retained mandate for the sale of a 3.6MW Blaby fully consented UK Solar PV farm project rights company
    • Various UK PV Project Right sales: Intermediary / broker on a number of 5MW shovel ready projects (including 5MW Private wire PPA project)
    • UK Roof Top Developer: Establishment of frame work agreement for UK PV commercial roof top private wire PPAs for institutional investor
    • UK IPO Green Co: Evaluation of a portfolio of 8x500kw UK onshore wind farms
    • Next Energy / Greenvolt: Adviser on the sale of 3 UK PV turn key EPC farms (45MW) to Next Energy Capital
    • Temporis – UK Solar: Exclusive retained mandate for the sale of the 10MW Epwell fully consented UK Solar PV farm project rights company to Vogt
    • ESCO Ltd – UK Solar: Exclusive retained mandate for the sale of the 11.5MW Norrington Common fully consented UK Solar PV farm project rights company to Sun Edison
    • ESCO Ltd – UK Solar: Exclusive retained mandate for the sale of a 12MW Chisbon fully consented UK Solar PV farm project rights company to Gamma Solutions
    • A leading UK based Infrastructure Fund - UK solar: Identifying acquisition opportunities. Introduced Belectric (a leading EPC contractor) and advised on the purchase of a portfolio of two UK operating plants (10MW), together with 2 follow-on transactions for and additional 20MW
    • John Laing / Moser Baer Clean Energy - UK Solar PV: Sole financial adviser for the all-equity financing of 15MW across three projects.
    • Good Energies, part of Bregal Investments – Italian PV: Prepared and managed a competitive auction process for 6MW of operating PV plant. VEI Green, managing funds on behalf of inter alia Palladio Finanziaria and Generali, acquired the assets.
    • First Reserve / 9REN - Italian Solar PV: Advised on the sale process of 11MW operating assets
    • Ecovision - UK Solar PV: Raised development equity from a high net worth investor
    • United Green - Italian Solar PV: Advised on two sale processes for 17MW of operating plant
    • Terra Firma - Italian Solar PV: Advised on two separate offers for a total of 85MW of operating plant
    • MetLife & John Laing consortium - UK Wind: Formed the consortium and advised the parties on a fully due diligenced offer for a 70MW operating portfolio
    • MetLife & John Laing consortium - French Wind: Advised in the offer for a 100MW operating portfolio
    • Far Wind - German Wind: Advised on asset disposal programs
  • Utilities & Infrastructure
    • European Infrastructure Fund: advising on an investment in the UK Motorway Services sector
    • Inexus: Principal investor in the acquisition (£485m)
    • Welcome Break Group: Led a consortium of investors in the acquisition. Retained as adviser to Board (£500m)
    • LBC Chemicals Storage: Principal investor in acquisition (£600m)
    • Challenger Infrastructure Fund: sale of a substantial stake to a financial investor (£125m)
    • Wessex Water: Principal in bidding consortium
    • International Water Limited: Principal in bidding consortium
    • RWE: Advised on its acquisition of Austrian utility Kelag (€300m)
    • Nomura: Advised on its public offer for Hyder water and electricity company (£2.3bn)
    • E.on: Advised on its acquisition of LG&E Energy Corp ($3.2bn)
    • GDF Suez: Advised on the buy-out of the minority shareholders in Tractebel
    • GDF Suez: Advised on the restructuring of its holdings in Elyo
    • GE: Performed due diligence on several international airports acquisitions (Rome, Brussels, Newcastle, Luton, Hainan)
    • Eurotunnel: Principal in secondary market purchase of debt
    • Deutsche Seereederei: Advised on the potential disposal of a stake its interests in ferry company Scandlines
    • Mountgrange: Advised in its offer for Swayfields, the UK motorway service stations
  • Energy
    • Damhead Creek Power Station: Advised a syndicate of 29 lending banks on the financial restructuring and sale to Scottish Power (£320m)
    • TXU Europe: Advised on the administration and sale of assets (UK power stations, German municipal utilities) and closing out the UK trading book
    • National Grid Transco: Advised a management buy-in team on the proposed acquisition of a gas distribution network
    • Enron Teeside Operations Limited: Advised a Private Equity investor on the proposed acquisition of from a group of Enron stakeholders and creditors
    • Areva: Advised on its proposed acquisition of Enron Wind
  • Private Equity & Other
    • Leverage Loan Participations: Closed over 50 Senior Debt and Mezzanine transactions
    • Leverage Loan Mandated Lead Arranger: Transactions for Boosey & Hawkes, Volution, Chorion and SRTechnics
    • 3i - Private Equity Fund commitment £25m: responsible for managing key relationships to secure senior debt pull through
    • Terra Firma (II & III) - Private Equity Fund commitment £50m & £25m: responsible for managing key relationships to secure senior debt pull through
    • Star Capital - Private Equity Fund commitment £10m: responsible for managing key relationships
    • Irish Telecom, Belgacom, France Telecom, Austria Telecom and Sonera - US Qualified Technological Equipment (QTE): Developed product and arranged and led equity investments in transactions for over $500m
    • SCA: Arranged US tax based sales & leaseback for SCA (£500m)
    • Transamerica & Morteo: Arranged Italian export credit transactions for containers ($100m)