Structuring Private Equity Funds for Investment in Renewable Energy Projects: A New Financing Option
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide finance and energy counsel with tools to structure a private equity fund dedicated to investment in renewable energy projects. The panel will discuss the advantages of the private equity model, and how energy private equity (EPE) funds are similar to and different from traditional private equity funds.
- Advantages of private equity over one-off renewable energy investment structures
- Incorporating tax credits and other incentives
- Comparison of EPE to traditional funds
- Committed capital
- Investment strategy
- Carried interest and management fees
- Distribution structure
- Fundraising period
- Investment period and fund term
The panel will review these and other highly relevant issues:
- How is private equity preferable to existing project finance structures in renewable energy?
- What issues are unique to renewable energy as an asset class?
- How might fundraising, investment strategy, partner consent, and investment period differ in an EPE fund?
- Are current tax credits and other incentives still available in the EPE fund structure?
Hayden S. Baker
Mr. Baker assists clients in mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure projects, real estate deals and... | Read More
Mr. Baker assists clients in mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure projects, real estate deals and financing transactions. He is particularly well regarded for his sophisticated, practical approach to transactions, having represented companies, private equity investors and financial institutions in hundreds of transactions, totaling well over $100 billion in investment.Close
Baker & McKenzie
Ms. Dajani is a partner in the New York and Chicago offices of Baker McKenzie and is an elected member of the Steering... | Read More
Ms. Dajani is a partner in the New York and Chicago offices of Baker McKenzie and is an elected member of the Steering Committee for the Banking and Finance Group. She has served for more than 20 years as the lead lawyer in complex acquisitions, dispositions, financing and project development transactions involving energy and infrastructure facilities in the United States and around the world.Close
Marc S. Reisler
Holland & Knight
Mr. Reisler is a partner in the Business Section of Holland & Knight's New York office. He focuses... | Read More
Mr. Reisler is a partner in the Business Section of Holland & Knight's New York office. He focuses primarily on secured and unsecured commercial finance transactions. Mr. Reisler represents commercial banks, investment banks as well as non-bank lenders, such as hedge funds and finance companies. He also represents buyers and sellers in corporate acquisitions.Close