November 21, 2018 In: Blog Post

Written by John Richardson, our Vice President of Business Development Article originally appeared in Infrastructure Investor on November 20, 2018 US renewable energy deal watchers have witnessed a tremendous uptick in the supply of attractively priced capital. For long time participants, this sellers’ market has been either a blessing or a curse. The conversation has recently shifted toward speculation around whether the sector is overheating or not? Are we at the peak of the market? To answer those questions, we must first examine the global, national and industry factors at play to understand the current state of affairs and the implications for the future. Asset Allocation and Fundraising in Infrastructure The infrastructure asset class provides a great example of non-market correlated performance in the context of a well-diversified portfolio. Recognizing a 10-year bull run in public equity markets, it is understandable that portfolio managers are increasing allocations to non-market...

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November 20, 2018 In: In The News

ENGIE Distributed Solar, formerly SoCore Energy, announced that it has closed on an investment from Goldman Sachs’ Alternative Energy Investing Group for a 75MW portfolio

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October 23, 2018 In: In The News

CohnReznick Capital is one of 10 companies and industry leaders honored October 23rd by The Cleanie Awards for paving the way in the clean technology sector. The first comprehensive awards program to recognize advancement in the cleantech industry, the winners are honored for their innovation, leadership and outreach campaigns that promote clean technology, renewable energy and solar, wind and water power. Named Investment Organization of the Year, CohnReznick Capital has maintained its strong reputation in investment banking services to the sustainability sector, executing 104 project and corporate transactions for renewable energy assets valued at $16.2 billion in aggregate. “The Cleanie Awards program recognizes individuals and companies responsible for creating a successful and ever-expanding global cleantech marketplace,” said Elyssa Rae, program director, The Cleanie Awards. “This inaugural cohort of honorees proudly represents nearly every facet of the renewable industry and has used their influence and expertise to bring us closer...

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August 07, 2018 In: In The News

PGGM has signed purchase and sale agreements with EDF Renewables for the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in five renewable energy projects: Red Pine Wind, Rock Falls Wind, Switch Solar, Valentine solar and Glacier’s Edge Wind. Total capacity of the portfolio of projects is 920MW. Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary conditions precedent. CohnReznick Capital acted as the exclusive financial advisor to PGGM in the acquisition of the portfolio. “It was a pleasure to help PGGM expand their renewable energy footprint in the US and forge a new partnership with EDF.” stated Gary Durden, managing director at CohnReznick Capital. About Our Client PGGM is a cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider. Institutional clients are offered: asset management, pension fund management, policy advice and management support. On December 31, 2017 PGGM had EUR 218 billion in assets under management and was administrating pensions of...

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July 10, 2018 In: In The News

CohnReznick Capital congratulates Britta Von Oesen, Managing Director, who was honored in Renewable Energy World’s inaugural list of 40 under 40 changemakers in the solar industry. View the full article and see who else made the 40 under 40 list by clicking here.  

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