Recognized for acquisition and financing of 8point3 Energy Partners
NEW YORK – Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team received the 2018 Financial Deal of the Year at the annual S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards for its acquisition and financing of 8point3 Energy Partners. Capital Dynamics accepted the award at a dinner held on December 6th in New York City. The award is determined by an independent panel of industry leaders each year to recognize an exceptional transaction and commitment to the energy industry’s advancement.
“We are honored to be recognized by Platts and our peers in the energy and finance community,” said John Breckenridge, Head of the Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure team. “The acquisition was incredibly complex and a significant undertaking by our team. It was an important milestone both within the solar industry and in the growth and momentum of our clean energy infrastructure business.”
Financing for the transaction was arranged by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and placed to multiple investors, including investors advised by Allianz Global Investors. Amis, Patel & Brewer, LLP served as primary legal counsel. Stoel Rives, LLP served as tax and regulatory counsel.
The Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure team is one of the largest investors in clean power generation projects globally, managing USD 5.5 billion assets under management1 and 3.1 net GW of generation capacity2 in the United States and Europe.
About Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure
Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team holds extensive expertise in investing, financing, owning and operating conventional and clean energy businesses globally. Established to capture attractive investment opportunities in this class of real assets, Capital Dynamics’ CEI mandate is to invest directly in proven clean energy technologies – such as solar, wind, biomass, conventional gas generation and waste gas-fueled power generation – across the globe. The CEI team currently manages 3.1 net GW of generation capacity in the United States and Europe.
About Capital Dynamics
Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and energy infrastructure credit. Capital Dynamics offers a diversified range of tailored offerings and customized solutions for a broad, global client base, including corporations, family offices, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals, pension funds and others. The firm oversees more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.3 Capital Dynamics is distinguished by its deep and sustained partnerships with clients, a culture that attracts entrepreneurial thought leaders and a commitment to providing innovative ideas and solutions for its clients.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Capital Dynamics employs approximately 160 professionals globally and maintains offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Milan, Birmingham, Dubai and Seoul. For more information, please visit: www.capdyn.com