MERGERS AND ACQUISITION
“Investment in Yielding Companies”
The world over, solar energy projects are seen as a highly rated asset class, with transparent and constant yield projections over the next 25 years and very few external dependencies and operational expenses. India has seen rapid creation of solar energy assets over the past 6 years. Many of these assets will prove to be worthy of high-performing investment portfolios.
GreenFin (consulting arm of SIES Pvt Ltd) has been at the centre of the market, working with project developers, EPC contractors, suppliers, off-takers and policy-makers. We understand the technology, policies and people involved in the projects thoroughly. Our growing expertise in the Indian solar energy market puts us in an advantageous position to advise the stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of any deal. Buyers need to know what they are buying, and we can provide the due diligence to help you identify key value sources and separate what is important from what is not. We understand the points of risk inherent to a solar energy project and can help the buyers assess the targets in accordance with their own criteria.
GreenFin (consulting arm of SIES Pvt Ltd) provides the following transaction advisory services for M&A of solar projects in India:
- Intelligence and networking
- Identification of target projects
- Creation of asset pools
- Creation of investor pools
- Coordination of non-binding offers
- Coordination of independent third-party legal assistance
- Coordination of independent third-party valuation
- Coordination of independent third-party technical due-diligence
- Assistance with negotiation and closure
- Deal structuring
- Assistance in FDI transactions
GreenFin (consulting arm of SIES Pvt Ltd) has an extensive network of developers in India and maintains a project database to track each project and its performance. This gives us a unique advantage in the mergers and acquisition space. Our expertise in understanding the business and financial aspects acts as a differentiator in terms of meeting the returns expectations of the buyer and the seller. We work closely with technical experts and law firms to select technically sound projects and hence, are able to structure the deals in an optimum way.
DEBT FINANCING FACILITATION
“Financial closure with favourable terms”
Interest rates in India have been a concern. Climate finance, development funding and export credit finance options from international sources make it easier for project developers to access low interest rates for their solar projects.
GreenFin (consulting arm of SIES Pvt Ltd) facilitates financing of solar power projects, mainly through international financing institutions and funds. We help Indian project developers understand the requirements and criteria of international financing institutions, and provide easy access. Our role in the financing landscape includes international financing, project due diligence, debt syndication advisory and financial structuring.
GreenFin (consulting arm of SIES Pvt Ltd) can help facilitate financing with most of the prominent lenders to the sector.
These prominent sources for debt financing of solar projects are:
- Indian commercial banks
- Non-banking financial companies
- Infrastructure funds
- Dedicated power sector financing
- Investment banks
- Export credit agencies/Investment insurance agencies
- Development finance institutions