Event Start:
12/03/19 17:00
Event End:
12/03/19 20:30
Offices of Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10019-6022
Event Summary:

IPFA Americas: New York: If You Build It, Will They Come? A Look at Financing Renewable M&A Transactions in the US

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Presentation: What’s New in Renewable Energy Purchase and Sale Agreements?
A lively update on pricing methodology, risk allocation, reps and warranties, closing conditions and other terms that are in play in deals.

Panel:  Deal or No Deal - Key Trends that Will Make or Break Renewable Energy M&A.

This panel will examine the key trends that will drive or impede growth in 2019, including:

Federal and state policy: 

- With the tax credit step-downs approaching, how is development risk assessed? What premium is assigned to PTC safe harbored equipment? What value is placed on post-2020 projects in the pipeline?

 - What are the state and local policies to keep in focus for pipeline growth and valuation:  State renewable portfolio standards post-PG&E bankruptcy, community choice aggregation; offshore wind RFPs, and State energy storage mandates, financial incentives, and long-term resource planning mechanisms.

New equity investors: 

- Who are the latest entrants in the sector? What is their cost of capital and return expectations for solar and wind? What are different drivers for M&A; what unconventional opportunities are available at project, portfolio and company levels?

Financing the acquisition: 

- What are the latest trends in financing renewable energy acquisitions?

New technologies: 

- Deep dive on unique issues in transactions involving storage, fuel cells, off-shore wind.

5.00pm Registration

5.30pm Welcome & Introduction

5.40pm Presentations
Current Trends in Tax Equity
Amanda Rosenberg, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Current Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements
Kessar Nashat, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

6.20pm Panel Discussion: Deal or No Deal? Key Trends that Will Make or Break Renewable Energy M&A
Moderated by: Ikenna Emehelu, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Erica Egan, Senior Vice President, Helaba
Gijs Hofman, Managing Director, Rabobank
Ren Plastina, Power & Infrastructure Finance, Investec
Robert Schoenherr, Vice President, D.E. Shaw & Co.
Question & Answer Session

7.00pm Closing Remarks

7.10pm IPFA Update
Carmen Ogilvie, Operations Manager, IPFA

7.15pm Networking Drinks Reception Kindly Hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright


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