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Structuring M&A Deals in the Renewable Energy Industry: Legal and Regulatory Considerations

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (ET)
Environmental & Energy LawMergers and AcquisitionsRecording

Online CLE M&A Deals

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE M&A Deals Webinar. Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) deals in the Renewable Energy space has seen a sharp rise for the past several years despite the risks that come with the instability in the market. However, such deals still require careful scrutiny of the key considerations under various types of deal structures. Hence, due diligence measures are sought to effectively mitigate possible risks, liabilities and arising legal issues when addressing a variety of deal structures.

Join a panel of thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of M&A Deals in the Renewable Energy Industry and present a comprehensive overview of the legal and regulatory frameworks of this significant topic while exploring recent developments of Structuring M&A Deals.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Deal Structures and Key Deal Points in M&A Activities
  • Due Diligence Issues for Buyers and Sellers in Renewable Energy M&A deals
  • Transaction structure considerations
  • Valuation issues
  • Key Provisions in PSA
  • Post-Closing and Indemnification Rights

Who Should Attend

  • M&A and Related Lawyers
  • Merger & Acquisition Specialists
  • Renewable Energy Professionals
  • Business Valuation Specialists
  • Business Development Managers
  • Risk Analysts & Controllers
  • In-house Counsel
  • Top Level Management
  • Energy Companies

Faculty

Online CLE M&A Deals
Richard S. Green
Of Counsel
Hoffman & Kessler LLP
Online CLE M&A Deals
Mona Dajani
Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

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Online CLE M&A Deals

SEGMENT 1:
Richard S. Green, Of Counsel
Hoffman & Kessler LLP

Strategic and Due Diligence Considerations

  1. Introduction:  Keys to a Successful Transaction
  2. Transaction Drivers:  Why does the Seller seek to sell and why does the Buyer want to buy?
  3. Project Characteristics:  The nature of the project and its state of development
  4. Offtake Arrangements:  Access to the grid; nature and duration of offtake arrangements; characteristics and creditworthiness of the offtake counterparty
  5. Regulatory Considerations:  Need for and timing of required regulatory approvals—FERC, DOE, state and local authorities.
  6. Tax Matters:  Impact of the transaction on tax incentives and other tax attributes

SEGMENT 2:
Mona Dajani, Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP
  1. Transaction Structure
    1. Entity or Assets?
    2. Critical Issues When Structuring Transactions for Renewable Energy Generation Assets
    3. Additional Considerations for Acquiring  Minority Interests
    4. Understand the Landscape
  2. Valuation issues
    1. Development Costs and the PSA
    2. How does Seller Protect Itself in no Control of Development Process?
    3. Representations and Warranties
    4. Financing
  3. Key Provisions in PSA to Address
  4. Post-Closing and Indemnification Rights

Online CLE M&A Deals

Online CLE M&A Deals

Richard S. GreenOf CounselHoffman & Kessler LLP

Richard S. Green, Of Counsel to Hoffman & Kessler LLP, focuses on corporate and securities matters, and providing practical, business-oriented strategic advice to clients. He has nearly 40 years of experience in complex transactions and corporate governance.

Richard’s transaction and negotiation experience includes mergers and acquisitions (enterprise values of up to $3 billion), private and public debt and equity financings – including initial public offerings, private equity and venture capital deals, joint ventures and partnerships, spin-offs and restructurings, and the development, financing and sale of infrastructure projects (including public-private partnerships), including power plants using both fossil fueled and renewable energy sources, port facilities, highways, bridges and transportation projects, and strategic transactions involving infrastructure businesses, including civil engineering firms, constructors and building materials suppliers.

Richard has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Energy Law), multiple years; Best Lawyers in America New York Lawyer of the Year 2015 (Energy Law); and Super Lawyers (Business/Corporate), multiple years.  Richard is also a past Chair of the Energy Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Online CLE M&A Deals

Mona DajaniPartnerBaker & McKenzie LLP

Mona Dajani is a partner in the New York and Chicago offices of Baker & McKenzie and is an elected member of the Steering Committee for the Banking and Finance Group. She has served for more than 20 years as the lead lawyer in complex acquisitions, dispositions, financing and project development transactions involving energy and infrastructure facilities in the United States and around the world. She focuses her global practice on project finance, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, portfolio acquisitions, tax equity, construction and/or restructuring for government and private clients involving energy and infrastructure projects. She has particular expertise with respect to syndicated loan and debt capital markets transactions, specialized structured financings, Rule 144A bond financings, syndicated commercial bank debt, commercial paper programs, export credit agencies and other government guaranteed financing and risk insurance programs; and arranging capital for new and established energy and infrastructure companies. She has represented a wide variety of commercial and public institutions, sponsors, utilities, financial institutions, underwriters, energy and clean technology companies, private equity funds, investment banks and multilateral agencies in transactions throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Online CLE M&A Deals

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in M&A laws

Course Code:
   147489

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Hoffman & Kessler LLP, formed in 2018, is an agile, responsive law firm that strives to add meaningful value to its clients' businesses. The firm’s practice is concentrated in commercial and intellectual property litigation, as well as corporate transactions and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance, and a wide range of general business matters.

Website: https://www.hoffmankessler.com

Baker McKenzie has provided sophisticated legal advice and services to many of the world's most dynamic and global organizations since our founding in 1949. With a network of more than 4,200+ locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 77 offices worldwide and 47 countries, Baker McKenzie has the knowledge and resources to deliver the broad scope of quality legal services required to respond effectively to international and local needs -- consistently, confidently, and with sensitivity for cultural, social, and legal practice differences.

Baker McKenzie’s 10,000+ lawyers, supporting professionals, and staff are citizens of more than 60 countries. Baker McKenzie’s professionals are admitted to practice in nearly 250 jurisdictions and have been educated at more than 1,200 institutions, including nearly all of the world's leading law schools.

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