Chris has extensive experience representing project developers, sponsors and investors in the renewable energy sector in complex tax equity and debt financings and other significant transactions. He has represented many of the major project developers, sponsor and investors in the independent energy sector in both project finance and corporate transactions, and is regularly responsible for structuring complex financings.
His practice focuses on financing renewable energy projects with a particular emphasis on tax equity transaction with and without construction and back-leverage debt. Chris experience includes structuring and documenting tax equity transactions (e.g., disproportionate partnership flip and other structures utilizing PTCs and ITC), a wide variety of debt financings (including construction, back-leverage, holdco, and other types of portfolio financings) and leasing transactions (both single investor and leverage leases).
With more than 25 years in the energy and power sector and over 20 years in the renewables market, Chris represents many of the leading and most active players in the renewable sector and power market generally. Having been across the table from almost all the tax equity and debt participants in the renewables market, Chris’s deep understanding of their motivations and objectives enables him to anticipate their concerns. While Chris typically represents sponsors, developers and strategic investors, he has also represented public power authorities, electric cooperatives and other types of investors.