Mergers & Acquisitions

Project Finance

  • Carlyle Returns to Banks for Gas-fired Portfolio Refi

    Aug 14, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    For the second time in as many months, The Carlyle Group is hitting the bank market with a power project finance deal—this time to refinance debt on a trio of gas-fired peakers.
  • Coal-fired Plant Teeters Toward Second Restructuring

    Aug 13, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A coal-fired project in Mississippi that was financed through a levered sale-leaseback with Southern Co. is in danger of defaulting on its debt, six years after its last restructuring.

Borrower Strategies

  • Entergy Sub Sells FMB to Fund Louisiana Gas-fired Pair

    Aug 09, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Entergy Corp.’s regulated utility subsidiary in Louisiana priced a $600 million first mortgage bond on Aug. 8, listing construction of two gas-fired plants totaling more than 1.9 GW among the uses of proceeds.
  • Wheelabrator Seeks Approval for IPO

    Aug 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Energy Capital Partners' waste-to-energy portfolio company Wheelabrator Technologies has sought approval to float 49% of its shares on either the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.

People & Firms

  • Sempra Renewables President Shifts to Utility Role

    Aug 13, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    The president of Sempra Energy's U.S. renewable project development unit is set to move to San Diego Gas & Electric, the group's regulated electric utility company in California.
  • Clean Line's Skelly Takes Lazard Job

    Aug 10, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Michael Skelly, the founder and chairman of transmission developer Clean Line Energy, has joined Lazard Frères & Co. as a senior advisor focusing on energy, sustainability and infrastructure.

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    Aug 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Michael Cohen, Nuclear Lobbyist?

    As President Donald Trump's grand infrastructure plan hit the buffers earlier this year, his former attorney, Michael Cohen, was allegedly doing his own bit for the cause by seeking government funds for a mothballed nuclear project in Alabama, according to an Aug. 2 report in the Wall Street Journal.

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    Jul 20, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    #PowerTweets July 20, 2018: ERCOT, Plutonium Theft, Wildfires

    The #PowerTweets feature tracks trends in project finance and M&A in the Americas on Twitter. For more news and coverage.

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    Jul 13, 2018 - Power Finance & Risk

    Generators in Irish Sea?—British Plans for N. Ireland Power in Worst-case Brexit Scenario

    British bureaucrats have drawn up radical contingency plans to keep the lights on in Northern Ireland—which relies on a shared energy market with the Irish republic—in the case of a “no-deal Brexit”, the Financial Times reported last week.

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