Multi faceted track record that includes leading roles in M&A, joint venture, project finance, corporate finance, market entry strategy, public policy and tax advantaged transactions, with a common focus on renewable energy.

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Alyra Track Record

  • Advisor to Aspenall Energies regarding the acquisition of 21 MW Grant County Wind project from Olympus Power.

  • Advisor to Patriot Renewables regarding the sale of ownership interest in the 34.2 MW Saddleback Ridge Wind project in Carthage, ME, to an affiliate of Hartz Capital.

  • Exclusive Advisor to major European renewable energy development firm regarding strategic evaluation of its U.S. wind power business.

  • Exclusive Advisor to major Asian renewable energy development firm regarding acquisition of a contracted 40 MW solar PV project.

  • Exclusive Advisor to ARRCON/Conti Group Wind regarding the sale of its 550 MW wind power portfolio.

  • Exclusive Advisor to Duke Energy regarding acquisition of 1 GW wind power development assets of Tierra Energy.

  • Advisor to Duke Energy regarding the acquisition of Catamount Energy, including over 300 MW of operating assets and over 2 GW of development-stage assets.

  • Advisor to NRG Energy regarding a 109 MW operating wind power project acquisition.

  • Exclusive Advisor to Spinnaker Energy regarding buyout of a 707 MW wind and solar power development portfolio from Martifer Renewables.

  • Exclusive Advisor to Project Resources Corp. regarding strategic transaction to fund wind power development portfolio in the Midwest.

  • Advisor to Duke Energy regarding investment and joint venture opportunities in the solar thermal and photovoltaic power sectors.

  • Advisor to a solar PV project development company regarding the sale of 23 MWs contracted PV projects.

  • Senior Advisor to Soltage regarding corporate development and project financing.

  • Advised Airtricity regarding wind power markets and corporate development strategies in Canada.

  • Advised Clipper Windpower regarding joint venture transactions in Canada.

  • Advised EHN/Acciona regarding debt and equity financing of a U.S. wind power project.

  • Advised Invenergy regarding debt financing of a wind power project in Tennessee.

  • Advised Jasper Energy regarding sale of a wind power project in New York.

  • Advised SeaBreeze Energy regarding financing of a wind power project in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Advised Suncor regarding a U.S. joint venture to co-develop projects with a strategic partner.

  • Advised Tenaska regarding financial structuring of wind power projects.

  • Advised WindWorks regarding financing of a portfolio of wind power development projects.

  • Advisor to a major Northeastern U.S. electric utility regarding three wind and solar power development company acquisition opportunities.

  • Advisor to U.S. Department of Energy regarding market-based wind power economics.

  • Advisor to a major foundation regarding structuring and implementation of an equity fund to finance community-based wind power development in the rural Midwest.

     
Sector Experience Prior to Alyra


    Wind Power Restructuring

  • Led bank consortia in restructuring of a 340 MW portfolio of U.S. wind power financings, acting as the lenders’ agent. Transactions included Cabazon, Lake Benton, Storm Lake I, Storm Lake II.
    Power Finance and Underwriting
  • Led project financings of thermal and wind power projects. Example Lead Arranger roles include $140 million Rumford Power, $75 million Trent Wind Farm, $81 million San Gorgonio Wind.
  • Led underwriting of about $600 million in project and structured financings with transaction value exceeding $6 billion.  Examples of transactions include $2.5 billion Calpine Construction Finance II, $1.25 billion Sithe Boston Generation, $1 billion Calpine Construction Finance I, $320 million Guadalupe Power, $350 million Odessa-Ector Power.