Mortimer Menzel has eleven years of expertise in placing equity finance in renewable energy deals (both for project and corporate finance) and over 25 years of investment banking and legal experience.
Prior to joining Augusta in 2002, Mortimer was in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and a solicitor with Bruckhaus Westrick in Frankfurt. He trained with Linklaters in London.
At Augusta Mortimer has originated and executed some of the leading renewables transactions in the European market including the sale of wind turbine makers, a blade manufacturer, M&A on 18 offshore wind projects and various onshore wind and hydro project and portfolio sales. Mortimer has led transactions throughout Europe for clients including Deutsche Bank, Unicredit, Goldman Sachs, Dong Energy, RWE, PNE Wind, Ventotec, Louis Dreyfus and Riverstone.
Mortimer is a frequent speaker on the financing of renewable energy at various conferences including the European Wind Energy Association, the World Future Energy Summit and Euromoney, Infrastructure Journal and A Word About Wind and InfraNews conferences.
Mortimer is a trustee of a family trust which manages a small fund and makes donations for charitable purposes. Mortimer is a qualified solicitor (non-practicing) and holds an LL.B (Hons) from the London School of Economics.
Mortimer is bi-lingual English and German and has intermediate French and Spanish.