NEW YORK – June 12, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team recently received two accolades as part of the Power Finance & Risk’s 15th Annual Deals & Firms of the Year Awards: "Private Equity Sponsor of the Year" and "Best Buyer of Power Assets in 2017."
"We are honored to receive these awards and are delighted that our work continues to receive recognition throughout the industry," said John Breckenridge, Head of the Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure business. "Since 2010, the Clean Energy Infrastructure team has been committed to acquiring and financing high quality power generation assets in North America and Europe."
The Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure team invested in 1.1 GW of solar projects in 2017, including three of the biggest solar projects in the US:1 the acquisition and financing of the 345 megawatt Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada and the 387 megawatt California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County and the 328 megawatt Mount Signal III Solar Project, both in California.
Capital Dynamics is one of the largest specialized renewable energy investment managers in the world, with USD 3.6 billion in assets and 3.0 GW2 of net generation capacity.
About Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure
Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure ("CEI") Team holds extensive expertise in investing, financing, owning and operating conventional and clean energy businesses globally. Established to capture attractive investment opportunities in this class of real assets, Capital Dynamics’ CEI mandate is to invest directly in proven clean energy technologies – such as solar, wind, biomass, conventional gas generation and waste gas-fueled power generation – across the globe. Since the establishment of Capital Dynamics’ CEI business, the CEI Team has acquired, built and now manages 3.0 net GW of generation capacity in North America and Europe.1
About Capital Dynamics
Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and energy infrastructure credit. Capital Dynamics offers a wide range of products including primary funds of funds, secondaries, direct investments, co-investments, customized separate accounts as well as structured private equity solutions. The firm has more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.
The firm was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. However, our history dates back to 1988 when the predecessor of Capital Dynamics commenced operations in Birmingham, UK (Westport Private Equity).
Over the past eight years, Capital Dynamics has expanded beyond private equity offerings. The firm established a clean energy infrastructure platform in 2010, for direct investments in real assets within the renewable energy sector. In 2017, a private credit asset business was launched that will leverage the firm's extensive general partner relationship network to originate and invest in private credit transactions for middle-market companies owned by private equity sponsors. In 2018, the company expanded its energy infrastructure business to include energy infrastructure credit.
The investment management teams’ Managing Directors and Directors average over 20 years of investing experience. We believe our experience and culture of innovation give us superior insight and help us deliver returns for our clients. We invest locally while operating globally from our New York, London, Zug, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Birmingham and Seoul offices.
1 Bloomberg New Energy Finance database, as of 5 June 2018
2 All figures as of May 31, 2018. Includes announced acquisitions made by Capital Dynamics.
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