Canadian PE Firm

Leading Strategic Advisor for Energy Portfolio Company

Energy Project Advisory Case Study

LOCATION

Ottawa, Canada

OUR ROLE

Strategic Advisory

OVERVIEW

Acted as Strategic Advisor in International off-Grid Solar and Hydro-electric project.

In this engagement, we acted at the sole strategic advisor to a Canadian PE firm to execute a $35M+(minimum guarantee) contract awarded by international government to one of its portfolio company’s.

Situation at ground zero: Client secured a contract from an International government to Build Operate and Transfer solar and hydroelectric plants of up to 200MW for 25 years.

 

Our mandate here was to;

  1. Help qualify and validate the guarantee provided by the government with associated BOT documentation
  2. Advising on the engagement of engineering firms to execute contract requirements
  3. Structuring approach to acquire new partners and investors for various divisions of the 200MW allocation
  4. Advise on all aspects of the transaction and participate in all deliberations and negotiations

We successfully;

  1. Built a variety of models and advised on the structure of varying deals with engineering firms whose role was to build the power plants internationally, ensuring the right preestablished quality control measures
  2. Built out operational model to ensure required payback and profitability
  3. Successfully advised in the brokering of an $86M investment from a leading Canadian engineering firm; working towards goal of $230M

 

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