News & Events

See the latest updates from Augusta & Co and learn about upcoming events

13th June

Augusta wants to turn PPAs into an institutional asset class

Can power-purchase agreements (PPAs) be turned into an institutional asset class? London-based Augusta Investment Management argues that – done the right way – PPAs can indeed. It is all about choosing a suitable underlying asset, according to Augusta’s Mortimer Menzel. “We want to purse a unique private equity strategy and settled on what we thought…

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22nd May

Augusta & Co arranges large-scale debt financing package for Renewable Power Capital

Augusta & Co is pleased to announce its role as the exclusive financial adviser to Renewable Power Capital (RPC), backed by Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, in securing one of the largest RTB wind portfolio financing packages in the Nordics for its flagship 553MW Ready-to-Build onshore wind portfolio in Sweden. Through bespoke multi-product structuring, the…

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12th March

Congratulations to our new Partners

We are delighted to announce the promotion of two exceptional individuals, Romane Guitard and Harry Gibson, to the position of Partner at Augusta & Co in 2024.

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7th February

IAM – Institutional Asset Management

Glad to announce that IAM- Institutional Asset Management- today features Augusta Investment Management (AIM) in a thought piece, highlighting the firm’s innovative and scalable approach to investment. AIM’s focus continues to bring significant additional capital to support the Renewable Energy sector. Mortimer Menzel, Managing Partner of Augusta & Co, sets out AIM’s solution for institutional…

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23rd January

Augusta closes 400MWp Irish solar deals

Augusta & Co is pleased to have closed two separate Irish solar deals totalling over 400MWp.

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17th January

Augusta sells BlackRock’s Norwegian onshore wind portfolio

Augusta & Co is proud to have advised BlackRock’s Climate Infrastructure Group on the sale of a 365MW operating onshore wind portfolio in Norway to Eviny AS for an enterprise value of €537.5 million. The sale is subject to approval from the Norwegian competition authorities and is expected to close in the first quarter of…

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19th December

Augusta advises on a fourth German onshore wind transaction in 2023

Augusta & Co is pleased to have advised Qualitas Energy, a leading investment and management platform focused on the energy transition, on an agreement to sell a 112.5MW German operating onshore wind portfolio to NeXtWind, a Berlin-based investor backed by Sandbrook Capital, PSP Investments and The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO).

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15th December

Real Assets Q&A: Mortimer Menzel, Augusta Investment Management

Gaining exposure to green energy real assets for institutional investors has previously been available for only the very largest strategic investors that were able to invest in power plants, wind farms and solar farms. Augusta Investment Management is unlocking this market for a broader swath of institutional investors via the use of power purchasing agreements,…

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7th December

Augusta secures a c.€220m debt package for Neoen with access to merchant price upside

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Neoen, a leading French independent producer of renewable energy, in raising senior debt financing for the construction of a 203MW onshore wind portfolio in Finland. The portfolio, located in Southern Finland, comprises three assets (Björkliden, Lumivaara and Storbötet) that are all contracted…

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4th December

Augusta Investment Management’s institutional PPA strategy

Mortimer Menzel and Tristan Elbrick talk to Hugo Leask of Alternatives Watch about Augusta Investment Management’s institutional PPA strategy. Alternatives Watch Augusta Investment Management

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30th November

Augusta supports EIP with minority sale of their 474MW wind farm in Sweden

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Energy Infrastructure Partners (“EIP”) on the sale of a minority stake in the 474MW Nysäter onshore wind farm in northern Sweden.

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29th November

Augusta secures buyer for a multi-technology and multi-jurisdiction operating portfolio

Augusta & Co is pleased to have advised Encavis Asset Management, a subsidiary of Encavis AG, in the sale of a portfolio of 93MW across 11 onshore wind and solar PV projects to an undisclosed buyer.

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18th October

Augusta secures partner for 7.8GW fixed and floating offshore wind development portfolio

Augusta & Co is delighted to have advised Source Galileo on the formation of a multi-territory partnership for offshore wind with Ingka Investments, the investment arm of the IKEA global retail group.

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31st August

Augusta secures sale of 337MW German and French onshore wind portfolio

Augusta & Co is pleased to have advised Christofferson, Robb & Company in the sale of a portfolio of 35 wind farms comprising 310MW in Germany and 4 wind farms comprising 27MW in France to Statkraft.

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23rd August

Augusta supports large German family office in substantial UK offshore wind investment

Augusta & Co is pleased to have advised a large German family office in forming a partnership with Schroders Greencoat to acquire a 25% stake in the London Array offshore wind farm from Ørsted. The transaction was valued at £717 million. At 630MW, London Array remains one of the largest offshore windfarms globally. The farm…

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2nd August

Augusta leads floating offshore wind consortium formation in Norway

Augusta & Co is delighted to have led the consortium formation process on behalf of its client Source Galileo to create a four-way partnership to bid into the 500MW Utsira Nord floating offshore wind tender in Norway.

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22nd June

Augusta Investment Management has agreed a 15 year PPA with Uniper for c. 350GWh annually

Augusta Investment Management (“AIM”), backed by Ampega Asset Management, has closed a 15-year, 5.3TWh power purchase agreement with Uniper subsidiary Sydkraft Hydropower for a portfolio of 15 hydropower assets in Swedish price areas SE2 and SE4. This PPA increases AIM’s Nordic reservoir hydropower portfolio to more than 2TWh of annual generation across more than 20…

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11th May

Augusta secures sale of 149 MW Spanish solar project for ib vogt

Augusta & Co is delighted to announce the sale of ib vogt’s 149MW Garnacha solar PV project in Spain to ERG for an enterprise value of €170m.

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10th May

Debt refinancing of 171MW Finnish onshore wind portfolio

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial advisor to Renewable Power Capital (RPC) in arranging the refinancing of its wholly owned 171MW Finnish onshore wind portfolio. The portfolio comprises three assets that reached commercial operations in Q1-23: Merkkikallio, Puutikankangas, and Rustari.

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12th April

Acquisition of a German onshore wind developer

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Qualitas Energy, manager of Q-Energy Fund V, on the fund’s acquisition of DunoAir Windpark Planung GmbH, the German business of the developer DunoAir.

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31st January

Marguerite sells Swedish onshore wind portfolio to Aneo

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Marguerite on the sale of 100% of its share capital in an 88.8MW portfolio of operating Swedish onshore wind farms to Aneo Production Holding, the newly established Nordics onshore wind Joint-Venture between TrønderEnergi and Hitecvision.

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9th November

Augusta supports DIF on its investment in a leading solar-as-a-service platform

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to DIF Capital Partners as manager of DIF Fund VII (together “DIF”) on its investment in Alight AB (“Alight”), one of Sweden’s leading grid-scale and behind-the-meter solar developers.

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29th September

Subsidy-free Renewables Summit 2022

Join us at inspiratia’s Subsidy-free Renewables Summit next week, where Charlie Hodges and Romane Guitard will discuss the financing of merchant projects and Europe’s race to decarbonise as the energy transition accelerates. https://sfr-london.com/

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19th May

Moving to Merchant at Financing Wind Europe

Join us at Financing Wind Europe to discuss this market phenomenon; how it has been delivered and the prospects for its future. Simon Clement-Davies, a Partner at Augusta & Co, will moderate the panel ‘Moving to Merchant’ with Bob Psaradellis, Jean Vercoutter, and Dennis Breugelmans. www.financingwind.com

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5th April

Augusta secures Asian strategic for major UK renewables portfolio

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Capital Dynamics in the sale of 100% share capital in a 97.3MW portfolio of operating UK onshore wind farms to Vantage RE, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad. The portfolio is widely distributed across the UK and benefits from…

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15th March

Mirova et RIVE Private Investment cèdent leur portefeuille éolien terrestre à BKW AG

Augusta & Co est ravi d’avoir agi en tant que conseil financier exclusif de Mirova et de RIVE Private Investment (“RIVE”) dans le cadre de la cession de six parcs éoliens en exploitation, totalisant 105,7MW à BKW Energie AG (“BKW”), une des plus importantes entreprises suisses de fourniture d’électricité.

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15th March

Mirova and RIVE Private Investment sells onshore wind portfolio to BKW AG

Augusta & Co is pleased to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Mirova and RIVE Private Investment (“RIVE”) on the sale of six operating onshore wind farms, totalling 105.7MW to BKW Energie AG (“BKW”), the listed Swiss energy and infrastructure company.

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17th February

Gruenwald Equity sells combined heat & power geothermal plant to Equitix

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Gruenwald Equity and related shareholders in the divestment of Gruenwald Equity Geothermie GmbH to a fund managed by Equitix, a leading long-term fund manager of core infrastructure assets. The transaction represents Equitix’s first investment in the German geothermal sector.

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8th February

Merchant debt financing for RTB wind farm in Finland

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Valorem, the independent French green energy producer, in an innovative transaction to raise fully merchant long-term debt for the construction of a 149MW wind farm in Finland.

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8th February

Financement marchand d’un parc éolien prêt-à-construire de 149MW en Finlande

Augusta & Co a agi en tant que conseil financier exclusif de Valorem, producteur indépendant majeur d’énergie verte en France, dans le cadre de la levée d’un financement long terme, intégralement marchand, visant à financer la construction d’un parc éolien de 149MW en Finlande.

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8th February

VALOREM sells the Kalistanneva wind farm to HELEN and ALANDSBANKEN

Augusta & Co is delighted to have acted as exclusive financial adviser to Valorem, the pioneering French green energy producer, in the sale of the 165MW ready-to-build wind project ‘Kalistanneva’ in Finland. The project has been sold to a consortium of Helen Oy, the regional utility of Helsinki, and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund, an open-ended…

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8th February

VALOREM vend le parc éolien de Kalistanneva à HELEN et ALANDSBANKEN

Augusta & Co a agi en tant que conseil financier exclusif de Valorem, producteur indépendant majeur d’énergie verte en France, dans le cadre de la cession du parc éolien prêt-à-construire de 165MW « Kalistanneva » en Finlande. Le parc a été vendu à un consortium composé de Helen Oy, le fournisseur d’électricité régional d’Helsinki, et…

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13th January

Augusta & Co strengthens its senior investment banking team

Augusta & Co welcomes Shyam Sankar, Johnathan James, and Anmol Gauba to the company.

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4th January

Congratulations to our new Partners

Augusta & Co is delighted to announce the promotion of Øystein Stavli and Charlie Hodges to Partner.

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5th November

Inspiratia Energy & Sustainability Awards

We are proud to have won the award for Outstanding Financial Adviser 2020-2021 at the Inspiratia Energy & Sustainability Awards.

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31st March

Le marché des corporate PPA est-il prêt à décoller en France?

Un nombre croissant de CPPAs long-termes ont été signés en France au cours des 18 derniers mois, incluant des contrats très visibles signés par l’opérateur ferroviaire français SNCF ou des accords plus récents avec des entreprises commerciales de premier plan telles qu’Orange et Amazon. Cette activité confirme la demande croissante d’entreprises de premier rang pour…

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29th March

Corporate PPA market ready to take off in France

A growing number of long-term corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) has been signed in France in the last 18 months, including high-profile deals signed by French rail operator SNCF as well as more recent deals with leading commercial corporates Orange and Amazon. This shows that demand from high-quality offtakers, coupled with evolving market conditions, is…

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10th February

Augusta & Co a agi en tant que conseil financier vendeur exclusif pour Voltalia pour la cession d’un portefeuille éolien terrestre au fonds Crédit Mutuel Siloé infrastructures

Augusta & Co est heureux d’avoir agi comme conseil financier pour Voltalia dans le cadre de la vente d’un portefeuille éolien terrestre de 35,2 MW en France en faveur du fonds Crédit Mutuel Siloé Infrastructures.

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20th January

Augusta advises Treïs and Ernst Rosén on sale of majority stake in Rabbalshede Kraft

Specialist financial advisory to the renewables sector oversees sale of combined 50.8% stake in leading Nordic IPP to Canadian infrastructure fund TD Greystone Augusta & Co. (Augusta), a specialist financial advisory to the renewable energy industry, has announced that it has advised Treïs Group (42.7%) and Ernst Rosén (8.1%) on the successful sale of their…

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27th November

4 factors driving the financial feasibility of battery storage

As old thermal capacity is switched off and growth in renewables creates issues for grid management and balance, more system flexibility is needed for grid operators. One solution is new build storage, but new build economics are currently challenging. Over 95% of the world’s operating energy storage is pumped storage, but new assets typically require…

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29th September

Role of the mid-market in a world of megafunds: Is there better value in the mid market?

Mortimer Menzel will be speaking and moderating the panel at 2.40pm Wednesday 30th of September at the SuperReturn Global Infrastructure conference: Role of the mid-market in a world of megafunds: Is there better value in the mid market? Mega funds at one end and specialists at the other:  what does this mean for the mid-market…

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29th September

Quality development pipelines critical to European renewable energy market success

Pipeline and platform M&A activity picking up in France and across Europe amid significant rising demand from strategic and financial investors chasing higher returns and looking to secure assets earlier European developers must take advantage of the fierce competition and ensure they thoroughly demonstrate ‘future value’ of their pipelines Paris, 29th September 2020 – With…

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29th September

Des pipelines de développement de qualité sont essentiels au succès du secteur des énergies renouvelables en Europe

Les ventes de pipelines et de plateformes de développement d’énergies renouvelables se multiplient en France et dans toute l’Europe soutenues par une hausse considérable de la demande des investisseurs stratégiques et financiers, à la recherche de meilleurs rendements et d’une sécurisation plus précoce des actifs Les développeurs européens doivent tirer parti de la concurrence féroce…

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29th January

While PPA usage is set to proliferate, investors’ merchant appetite will also increase, by ENERGY REV

The European market will see a continued rise in the financing of PPA-backed renewable energy projects over coming months. However, investors may also push to increase their merchant exposure, both due to a desire to capture higher returns and in the face of a potential shortfall in available offtake deals Europe’s renewables market saw a…

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