Pursuing Private Investment Opportunities

Be prepared to show the potential risks and benefits not only for your business but also for your potential investors. … More Pursuing Private Investment Opportunities

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Project Financing in Spain – is it once again a viable undertaking?

Spain, as one of the largest eurozone economies, historically had a low amount of debt as government spending was largely controlled by tax revenue collected from the real estate boom.  However, being such a large economy like so many other similarly large economies (such as Germany, France and U.S.A.), it has had to reduce its … More Project Financing in Spain – is it once again a viable undertaking?

Energy-from-Waste: Tips on How to Get Your WtE Project Funded

Waste is part of our everyday lives. It’s that tissue we use, the paper towel to clean up a mess, leftovers that have gone bad, the leftover wrappings of a present, a computer that is no longer needed, or a battery that’s dead. Most of the time, this all goes into landfill.  But for the … More Energy-from-Waste: Tips on How to Get Your WtE Project Funded

Hydropower Project Finance – What is it, How to get it

Today we’re continuing on our green power project finance series and moving on to hydropower, or hydroelectricity.  Hydroelectricity is electricity generated by hydropower, where electrical is produced through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water (think of a dam). It’s a vast source of renewable energy and today hydro-powered electricity accounts … More Hydropower Project Finance – What is it, How to get it

Wind Power Project Finance – The What, the How, and the Where

To continue with this series of Green Power Project Financing, we’re talking today about wind energy. Wind energy has really become integrated into our culture, worldwide in fact, over the last couple of decades.  We developed wind mills that harnessed energy, started popping them up a little bit everywhere, then the technology developed even more, … More Wind Power Project Finance – The What, the How, and the Where

Solar Power Project Finance – How To Prepare For It & How To Get It

Green power is the hottest concept around these days. Gas is getting more expensive, it’s getting harder to find and dig out the oil, and green technology is growing by leaps and bounds.  Not only that but it is free to harvest and can be harvested almost anywhere worldwide. So to begin this new series … More Solar Power Project Finance – How To Prepare For It & How To Get It

Dutifully Doing Your Due Diligence – Part VIII of our Complaints Series

Ah, the Due Diligence.  So needed and yet at times so misunderstood. And what can be misunderstood can be demeaned and griped about.  So here we shall simply explain what the Due Diligence process is when a merchant banker is going through the financing process with their client. Simply put, the Due Diligence process (or … More Dutifully Doing Your Due Diligence – Part VIII of our Complaints Series

Getting that Biotech Project Funded – How to, Who to?

We’ve been involved in funding projects in the biotechnology industry for a long time and it’s a really interesting, really exciting industry to find oneself in.  Simply put, biotechnology is a form of technology that utilizes natural biological process/product to advance human health or environment, although funding of these projects has recently included genetic engineering … More Getting that Biotech Project Funded – How to, Who to?

The BLT – Not Just Your Lunch Order!

Investors are sometimes asked to provide financing for is “Build, Lease, Transfer” arrangements – “BLT” for short. In this type of arrangement, a developer designs and builds the complete facility.  Sometimes these facilities are large scale industrial projects such as power plants, airport, ports, etc – and sometimes they are smaller facilities. Upon completion, according … More The BLT – Not Just Your Lunch Order!