Debt Financing of Renewable Energy Projects and Transactions: Debt Markets, Deal Structures, Tax Equity, and More
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide renewable energy counsel and lenders on debt financing options and structuring considerations for energy projects and transactions. The panel will discuss critical issues relating to structuring debt financing transactions, the impact to tax equity partners, sector-specific liquidity constraints, trends in underwriting and syndication, the impact of potential tax credit extensions, and other key items to financing.
- Project finance basics
- Development loans
- Tax Equity structures
- Wind Tax Equity
- Solar Tax Equity
- Construction loans
- Tax Equity bridge loans
- Key Tax Equity CPs
- Interparty Arrangements
- Term loans
- Back-leverage loans
- Cash Diversion
- Transfer Restrictions
- Project LCs
- Private Placements
- Equipment Safe-Harbor Loans
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the typical structure and what are the challenges for debt financing?
- Collateral and critical issues stemming from tax partnership agreements
- What are the key issues relating to cash flow?
- What are the terms to negotiate concerning transfers of interest?
- What are best practices and pitfalls to avoid for developers, lenders, and investors?
Eli M. Katz
Latham & Watkins
Mr. Katz has extensive experience assisting clients on a wide range of complex transactions, including those in the... | Read More
Mr. Katz has extensive experience assisting clients on a wide range of complex transactions, including those in the renewable energy and financial sectors. His practice is focused on energy tax incentives, project development and financing, capital raising and deployment structures, mergers and acquisitions, and leasing transactions both internationally and in the United States.Close
Latham & Watkins
Mr. Nazif represents financial institutions, sponsors, and developers in connection with all phases of the development... | Read More
Mr. Nazif represents financial institutions, sponsors, and developers in connection with all phases of the development and financing of domestic and international energy and hospitality projects, including gas, wind, solar, and geothermal energy projects. His experience includes structuring and negotiating financing arrangements, project contracts, and joint ventures, as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions of energy projects.Close