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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Boralex to take full ownership of Québec wind projects

    Nov 24, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Boralex is buying Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec out of its stake in a 296 MW portfolio of three wind projects in Québec to become their sole owner.
  • Apollo launches second energy transition SPAC

    Nov 24, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Apollo Global Management has launched a second blank check company targeting the energy transition and sustainability less than a month after its first such vehicle acquired electric vehicle maker Fisker.

Project Finance

  • Canadian Solar wins PPAs in Brazil

    Nov 24, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Canadian Solar has been awarded power purchase agreements with BTG Pactual and state-owned power company Furnas for 862 MW (DC) of solar capacity in Brazil.
  • Nautilus nabs tax equity for community solar

    Nov 24, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Nautilus Solar Energy has signed a tax equity commitment with an investment bank for a portfolio of 14 community solar projects in four US states.

Borrower Strategies

  • FirstEnergy disclosure trips anti-corruption reps and warranties

    Nov 20, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    FirstEnergy Corp's lenders have signed waivers and amended the terms of its loans to cure compliance breaches stemming from the disclosure of a roughly $4 million payment that was uncovered as part of an internal bribery investigation.
  • FirstEnergy disclosure breaches anti-corruption reps and warranties

    Nov 20, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    FirstEnergy Corp's lenders have signed waivers and amended the terms of its loans to cure compliance breaches stemming fromthe disclosure of a roughly $4 million payment in 2019 that was uncovered as part of an internal bribery investigation.

People & Firms

  • Colombia’s EPM loses finance chief

    Nov 23, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Jorge Andres Tabares has left Empresas Públicas de Medellín after five years of managing its finances as executive vice president of finance and investments.
  • Holland & Knight hires two, names energy & infra chair

    Nov 20, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Holland & Knight has hired two senior attorneys from rival firms and appointed one of them as chair of its energy and infrastructure M&A and finance team.

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    Nov 20, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Putting the ESG into USA

    NRG Energy has brought the US capital markets a step forward with its inaugural sustainability-linked bond, introducing a new flavor of greens for its debt investors to chew on. But as usual, European corporations led the way.

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    Nov 13, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Return of the two-digit margins

    The apparently unstoppable trend of ever-tightening project finance margins finally hit the buffers in March 2020. But now, even as the pandemic continues to rage, the race to the bottom is back with a vengeance.

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    Oct 23, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    The Buzz: What’s in a name?

    When Engie and EDP Renováveis christened their offshore wind joint venture Ocean Winds, you could be forgiven for assuming that it had taken about 10 seconds to come up with the name. But in the branding world, nothing is that simple.

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