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The UK's largest portfolio of Feed-In Tariff wind energy projects.

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Longspur Capital is a specialist investment manager in the clean energy sector with a strong track record of delivering projects and creating companies from inception through to successful exit.  The team was responsible for building some of the largest independent feed-in tariff businesses in wind, hydro and bio-energy in the UK.

 

Operating since 2010, the team has completed over 100 renewable energy transactions including the successful exit of the largest UK feed-in tariff wind business in 2018 to the Malaysian state utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad in a $250m transaction.

 

On a combined basis, a total investment of over £400 million into assets including solar PV, biomass, gas-to-grid, hydro, battery storage and wind projects in the UK and across Europe has been made.  Longspur continues to provide asset management services to many of these projects today under long term contracts.

 

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Track record: Onshore wind

  • Delivered 27.1 MW of FiT wind across 55 projects
  • Secured planning on 18x FiT projects
  • Acquired ownership in 37x FiT projects
  • Constructed 100% of FiT projects
  • Operated and managed 100% of FiT projects
  • Created £180m in value through GVO Wind & Bluemerang Capital
  • Raised c.£120m of non-recourse debt from Bayern LB in March 2018, following a prior refinance with NIBC/RBS
  • Completed Boltron Acquisitions since sale in 2018

Track record: Ground Mounted PV

  • Secured 20MW of planning consents
  • Acquired, constructed and sold c.150MW of UK solar assets for ReneSola Ltd for an EV of > £180m
  • Sold an additional 25MW of assets to UK pension fund
  • Reviewing UK grid parity development projects

Track record: Biomass/ Biogas/ Hydro

Biomass:

  • Developed 5.8MW of 200kW woodchip boilers with largest UK Turkey producer
  • Developed 4.5MW 40,000 tonne per annum pellet plant
  • Successful exit to French PE Firm in 2020

Biogas:

  • Invested £45m of capital into four biogas plants (c.15MW)
  • Successful exit of plant in £20M transaction to UK listed Yield Co in 2020

Hydro:

  • Invested £40m of equity into 14x run-of-river hydro projects (c.20MW)
  • Refinanced holding company in 2018 with institutional debt package
  • Successful exit of investment to UK listed Yield Co. in 2020

Longspur Combined Track Record

Longspur Capital is a clean energy specialist offering investment management, corporate finance and investment research.

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