Transaction Advisory for Renewable Energies - Apricum GmbH

Transaction
Advisory

Rigorous preparation
and execution of optimal
business transactions

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Transaction advisory at Apricum

We combine many years of corporate and project finance experience with an in-depth understanding of renewable energy market trends and dynamics. We have a vast high-level network of investors and banks around the world to help you open doors and achieve the most favorable transactions. With lengthy experience in operating businesses, overseeing mergers, and executing transactions, our senior team of financial experts brings an innovative dimension to our transaction projects, which we carry out for investors as well as government authorities' funds.
Nikolai Dobrott about Apricum's approach in the renewable energies industry
“We offer our clients more than just outstanding capabilities – our team of financial experts, global network and international track record is second to none. We proudly offer our specialist knowledge of the cleantech industry and most importantly our passion for renewable technologies.”

Corporate

M&A

We help clients to create increased shareholder value through carefully planned strategic acquisitions and divestments

Buy-side execution

We follow a systematic and analytical process tailored to our clients’ business objectives. We support our clients in:

  • Defining the desired characteristics for the target
  • Finding and contacting targets
  • Providing due diligence reports
  • Negotiating and closing the agreement

Sell-side execution

Our team takes a carefully structured and targeted approach, applying meticulous evaluation and shrewd negotiation crossing borders and time zones to ensure our clients get maximum value.

Our sell-side services include:

  • Creating the teaser and investment memorandum for investors
  • Selecting and approaching investors
  • Coordinating and monitoring the due diligence process
  • Structuring the deal, moderating the negotiations and preparing the closing

Fund raising

We raise private equity capital from both strategic and financial institutional investors to support our clients’ growth ambitions
  • Investor identification
  • Investor roadshow
  • Negotiation support

We jointly define the target investors and or partners and work on a compelling storyline for the investor approach. We organize and lead meetings with you and high potential investors to select the most suitable candidates for further discussions and provide ongoing negotiation support to close the best possible deal. Committed to transparency, we only introduce your company to potential investors who have been explicitly approved by you beforehand.

 

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Joint ventures

We help clients join forces with the ideal partner to match their capital, expertise and risk appetite objectives
  • Partner search
  • JV business plan

Our experienced transaction advisory team supports you at every stage from screening prospective partners, conducting a thorough due diligence to establish credentials, to structuring a detailed strategic business plan for the partnership that ensures both long-term as well as short-term success. As cleantech specialists, our technology expertise and deep understanding of the dynamics in cleantech markets maximize your JV’s competitive advantage.

Due diligence

We ensure our clients have the decisive information they need to assess the real value of a deal

Our team of business and technology experts examines each business opportunity in detail, evaluating all relevant commercial and technical aspects.

Market/Commercial due diligence

  • Scrutinizing market, competition, sales and marketing, operations, systems and processes

Our commercial due diligence covers a thorough company analysis including its business model, operations, supply chain, manufacturing, sales & marketing, management and corporate structure.

Technical due diligence

  • Investigating manufacturing, R&D and intellectual property issues

Our range of comprehensive technical due diligence services supports the decision-making of our clients in technology investments; we assess the maturity and future potential of the technologies and their competitiveness.

Project

Project finance

We advise our clients on the most advantageous structure of financing renewable energy projects around the world

  • Financial structuring and non/limited-recourse debt raising
  • Project equity stucturing and raising
  • Project M&A
  • Financial modeling

To support your goal of securing the optimal financing solution for renewable energy projects, we offer a number of key advantages. Our global network, our know-how – which we apply when judiciously optimizing the deal structure; and our experience and partners in foreign markets – to ensure local regulatory and banking requirements are met.

We support project developers to successfully navigate complex international financing requirements with multiple currency cash flows involving governmental and private sector lenders locally, regionally and internationally. We help you mitigate risk and build innovative and highly-structured deals with the optimum mix of equity and debt aligned to your strategy.

IPP procurement (sell-side)

We help governments to structure their renewable energy procurement programs and maximize local value creation.

  • Design and structuring of IPP procurement programs
  • IPP program tendering and implementation
  • Management of refinancings

Developing and implementing an effective long-term renewable energy program is a complex task for governments involving many stakeholders and a myriad of economic and legal considerations. With a successful track record in advising governmental institutions in Europe, the USA and the MENA region, we offer a full range of services including the evaluation and selection of the most suitable support scheme, the structuring of local content regulations, effective grid integration, and the development of optimal procurement, industrialization and cluster strategies. We advise governments on embedding renewable energy into their broader energy strategy, achieving competitive pricing and maximizing local value creation.

Bid support and management (buy-side)

We manage all stakeholders at every step to optimize the success of your renewable energy project

  • Financial and commercial advisory, project management in support of competitive tenders
  • Optimization of project returns and bid competitiveness

Our integrated project development services for renewable energy projects, ensure an optimized return-risk profile of the project through our clear understanding of the operating environment and seamless coordination between all stakeholders and regulatory authorities.

Our team has vast experience in working with bidders, developers and procuring authorities. Along with excellent local contacts and local partners, we offer a holistic view and can optimize all commercial, financial, technical and legal aspects, mitigating risk and maximizing the project’s success.

We can support you from the bid preparation stage and will see you through until you have achieved financial close of the project. Post financial close, we can supervise construction of the power plant and commissioning up to the date of commercial operation.

Yusuf Macun discusses Apricum's approach in the renewable energies industry
“In an intensely competitive bidding environment, ultra-competitive pricing can only be achieved through uncompromising excellence in every aspect of the bid – for this you need experienced project management with a holistic view of every stakeholder and an eye on every detail.”

Transaction advisory testimonials

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