Financing, sale and offtake for a 160 MW onshore wind project in Norway

Augusta & Co is pleased to announce the financing and sale of the Tellenes 160MW ready-to-build onshore wind farm south of Stavanger in Norway. BlackRock Real Assets is acquiring a 100% interest in Tellenes from Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS. The entire electricity output of the project will be acquired by Google for a period of 12 years. The PPA is Google’s first in Norway and will provide additional renewable energy to the company’s data centres in Europe. Continue reading

Agrivert £96 Million Recapitalisation

Agrivert, the UK market leading owner-operator of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and composting technology, has completed a £96 million recapitalisation for which Augusta & Co, acting as sole financial advisor, placed:

  • £63 million 17 year, fixed rate infrastructure loan to GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited, a London listed infrastructure debt fund, having approached over 80 bank and non-bank debt investors.
  • Advised on and arranged a concurrent £33 million change-of-control equity investment in a competitive M&A process, having approached over 50 domestic and international equity investors.

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Offshore Wind Conference | Hamburg

2-3 April 2014

Hotel Hafen Hamburg – “Elbkuppel” conference room Seewartenstrasse 9, 20459 Hamburg.

DNV GL’s flagship offshore wind event. Now in its twelfth year, this key industry event is widely recognised for the technical quality of its content and the significant networking opportunities it provides.

Mortimer Menzel will be speaking on 2nd April about: The Availability of Debt for Offshore Wind Financing.

Please see the event website for further information.

Institutional Investor Forum 2014 | London

13 March 2014

Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London

The event for Institutional Investors looking to identify global investment opportunities and understand the strategies and initiatives to deliver returns. Taking place over one day, the Forum is designed as an interactive and debate driven meeting, combining networking roundtables, interactive panels and informal debating sessions.

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EWEA 2014 | Spain

10-13 March 2014

Fira de Barcelona Gran Via, Spain

EWEA2014_date_RGB-1024x464EWEA 2014 Annual Event, Europe’s premier wind energy event, presents an international platform for the wind energy industry to showcase and demonstrate its latest products and services. As well as an extensive exhibition, the event features a broad conference programme and unrivalled networking opportunities.