DUBAI – June 11, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, has today announced the opening of its new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The office, which is located in the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC") and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA"), illustrates the firm’s continued growth around the globe.
NEW YORK – May 15, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced the formation of a dedicated energy infrastructure credit business and the appointment of Paul Colatrella as managing director and head of the new unit, effective immediately. Based in New York, Mr. Colatrella will build out a dedicated team to focus on originating, structuring and building a portfolio of credit investments across energy infrastructure and power projects, including thermal power, renewable power and other energy infrastructure assets. He will report to managing director and head of Capital Dynamics’ Energy Infrastructure business, John Breckenridge.
NEW YORK – March 19, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team received the 2017 Solar Deal of the Year at the Annual IJGlobal North America Awards for its acquisition and financing of the 344 Megawatt (MW)dc Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada.
SANTIAGO, Chile – February 7, 2018: Leading investment bank BTG Pactual and global asset manager Capital Dynamics have today announced an exclusive partnership to distribute funds to institutional investors across Latin America.
Capital Dynamics to develop Gigawatt 1 the First Gigawatt Solar Project Portfolio Announced in Nevada
Expected to be among the largest renewable energy transactions in 2018
LONDON – January 31, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team has acquired its first European solar asset, Rymes Solar Farm (Rymes). This marks the latest addition to the firm’s broader global clean energy strategy, which also includes investments in wind, biomass, combined-cycle gas and waste gas-fuelled power generation technologies.
NEW YORK – December 20, 2017. Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) Team has achieved commercial operations for its Beacon II and Beacon V Solar Projects in Kern County, California, with an anticipated generation of 107.8 megawatts (MWdc) of solar energy.
Phase I expected to generate 173 MWdc of solar energy, Phase II commissioning anticipated by Q4 2018
NEW YORK – December 13, 2017. Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, and its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) Team have been recognized by Platts Global Energy Awards with four finalist nominations. The CEI Team was chosen from among more than 200 nominees from over 25 countries by a panel of energy sector leaders, which includes former OPEC energy ministers, national regulators, former heads of major energy companies and leading academics and legislators. Established in 1999, the awards has been described by past entrants as "the Oscars of the energy industry".
London 2 November 2017: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, has announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team has acquired and launched commercial operations of two of the last UK onshore windfarms to receive the UK Renewables Obligation subsidy.
LONDON - October 17, 2017. Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced the final close of Mid-Market Direct IV (“MMD IV”), the firm’s latest co-investment fund. MMD IV was oversubscribed relative to its initial target of USD 350 million and closed with USD 383 million in capital commitments.
NEW YORK AND SYDNEY - October 3, 2017. Channel Capital and Capital Dynamics are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership to provide specialised Clean Energy Infrastructure exposure to institutional investors based in Australia.
NEW YORK, NY – September 19, 2017. Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has launched a dedicated Private Credit Asset Management business. Experienced industry executives Jens Ernberg and Thomas Hall have joined Capital Dynamics to co-lead the company’s new private credit initiative. They are based in Capital Dynamics’ New York office and are members of the company’s Executive Committee.
Tokyo, Sept. 12, 2017 – Solar Frontier Americas Development, a leading U.S. solar developer and subsidiary of the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced today it has sold two fully developed solar project sites to Capital Dynamics. Located in Fresno County, just South of San Joaquin, California, the sites combined have a planned capacity of 28 megawatts DC. Capital Dynamics, a Swiss-based asset management company investing in private equity and clean energy infrastructure, plans to execute construction on the projects. The projects are packaged with permits and power purchase agreements (PPA) with Pacific Gas & Electric.
Private assets manager Capital Dynamics has achieved financial close on a 328 MW solar project in California. The Mount Signal 3 solar photovoltaic project is located in the city of Calexico in California’s Imperial Valley, and is the third phase of the 800 MW Mount Signal Solar Farm, which is among the largest PV projects in the world.
Phase I commissioning expected Q4 2017, Phase II commissioning expected Q4 2018
Third phase of Mount Signal Solar Farm, among the largest PV projects worldwide, will be developed by 8minutenergy and owned by Capital Dynamics
Capital Dynamics, a global private assets manager, today publishes a study on the correlation between private and public equity. The study quantifies the diversification effects of private equity as a component of the overall equity portfolio.
Implementation of RI/ESG Policies Serve as Building Blocks for Value Creation in Private Equity
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, today announces findings from its recent survey of private equity general partners (GPs) on responsible investing (RI) principles and the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the private equity industry.
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 Megawatt (MW)AC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset
manager Capital Dynamics.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, concluded the fundraising for its Global Secondaries IV fund ("the Fund") on June 24, 2016. Total commitments to the Fund amount to USD 564 million, exceeding the fund’s initial target of USD 350 million. It represents the largest secondaries fund in the firm’s history.
The Fund offers investors an opportunity to invest in a secondary strategy focusing on smaller off-market transactions sourced on a global basis with a wide range of transaction types ranging from smaller portfolios to fund recapitalizations. The Fund has received commitments from 70 limited partners across Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East, representing a broad cross-section of pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, sovereign plans and family offices.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has developed a new model for measuring performance attribution in private equity. By applying the model to two North American pension fund portfolios, the resulting study reveals that adherence to a strategic asset allocation is the primary driver for strong portfolio performance. As one of the first studies on performance attribution in private equity portfolios, the study asserts that whilst active management can generate alpha, the impact of asset allocation on performance is larger than commonly believed.
NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, announced today that its affiliate NTE Carolinas, LLC (“NTE”), has successfully closed on project financing for construction and operation of its Kings Mountain Energy Center, located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Financing for the facility includes a group of 9 financial institutions, led by ING Capital LLC and MUFG Union Bank, N.A, providing $387 million in various senior secured credit facilities and Capital Dynamics and Wattage Finance-NC, LLC providing $218 million in equity commitments.
NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, announced today that its affiliate NTE Ohio, LLC (“NTE”), has successfully closed $645 million in project financing for construction and operation of its Middletown Energy Center. Financing includes NTE’s partners, Capital Dynamics and Wattage Finance-OH, LLC, providing $243 in equity commitments and a group of 7 financial institutions, led by BNP Paribas and Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banks, providing $402 million in various senior secured credit facilities.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce that it has launched commercial operations of six onshore wind farm projects since the beginning of 2015. The projects, with total power generation capacity of 179.1 megawatts (“MW”), include five locations across the United Kingdom and one wind power generating facility in the United States.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce that Managing Director John Breckenridge will be the global leader of the firm’s Clean Energy & Infrastructure (CEI) investment business.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, LLC (“Briscoe Wind Farm”) spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, Texas, USA.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the final closing of its Capital Dynamics Clean Energy and Infrastructure LP (the CEI Fund) at USD 462.5 million. The CEI Fund is one of four distinct strategies forming part of Capital Dynamics’ clean energy platform. With the closing of the CEI Fund, Capital Dynamics has raised approximately USD 1 billion for its clean energy strategy since 2010.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. Solar Energy Fund assets to TerraForm Power Inc. (Nasdaq: TERP) for approximately USD 250 million.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Pioneer Green Energy (“Pioneer Green”), an Austin, Texas-based developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects, recently announced that the first turbines have been installed at the Green Pastures Wind Project in North Texas.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Prudential Capital Group today announced the financial closing of the first phase of a 300- megawatt (MW) onshore wind project in Texas, USA (Green Pastures).
The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (CFNI) is delighted to announce the opening of the new Dunmore Community Benefit Fund.
Capital Dynamics Limited, part of Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is proud to announce that it has received alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, has secured an investment for its three natural gas-fired power plants that are currently under development. This investment will allow NTE Energy to complete the development of these projects, valued at over $1.1 billion, and begin construction of all three projects next year.
Greenstone Equity Partners has joined forces with Capital Dynamics in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to meet rising investor demand for global investment opportunities in private assets.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and the Technische Universität München are pleased to announce their joint findings from a second study of realized private equity investments that shows operational improvements remained the key driver of value creation in private equity.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has successfully completed the investment program for its US Solar Energy Fund. The Fund committed over USD 280 million in equity capital to 40 solar PV projects located in five US states and has already generated tax equity and related proceeds of over USD 110 million for its investors to date.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce its 21-megawatt (MW) Dunmore onshore wind farm in Northern Ireland is now complete, operational and generating power.
Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, has acquired a 68-megawatt portfolio of biomass power plants located in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Teams must evolve to survive: New research by Capital Dynamics and the London Business School finds team turnover a key to future performance
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce it has invested in a 21-megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm project in Northern Ireland.
Several major private equity firms have formed a new global industry alliance called the AltExchange Alliance. The AltExchange Alliance is pleased to also announce the availability of the private equity industry’s first comprehensive standard for data formats.
eFront, a leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, is pleased to announce Capital Dynamics, a global private asset management firm headquartered in Switzerland, as a new client. Capital Dynamics will implement eFront’s flagship fund management and reporting software product, FrontInvest.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and EDF Renewable Energy are pleased to announce that the Capital Dynamics US Solar Energy Fund has acquired a 12.8 megawatt peak (MWp) portfolio of solar energy projects in Long Island, New York from EDF Renewable Energy (formerly known as enXco).
Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 26-megawatt (MW) portfolio of gas-fired power plants from UK Coal PLC.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager with offices on five continents in eight countries, is pleased to announce the recent closing of an investment in Curves International, Inc. alongside lead investor North Castle Partners.
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Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the successful final closing of its US Solar Energy Fund, an investment program targeting direct investment in solar energy projects across the United States.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce Stefan Ammann has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. He takes up the role from Thomas Kubr, founding CEO, who will remain fully involved in the leadership of the firm on a full-time basis as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has acquired three portfolios of solar energy projects in California and New Jersey, representing investment projects in various stages of development of over USD 300 million.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce the successful final closing of Capital Dynamics Champion Ventures VII, a US-based venture program targeting top-tier US venture managers or pre-eminent international venture firms with strong US ties.
Capital Dynamics AG, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce it has invested in a 5.7 megawatt solar energy project in the United States.
Capital Dynamics AG, a global private asset manager, is pleased to announce the recent sale of its co-investment in Permasteelisa alongside lead investor Alpha Private Equity Fund 5, realizing a multiple of investment cost of three times and a gross IRR of approximately 100%.
Capital Dynamics, as the private asset manager for a leading UK pension fund, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 64-megawatt portfolio of UK landfill gas assets.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that Marcelo Moraes has joined as a Managing Director and Head of Brazil, based in São Paulo.
Capital Dynamics and Tangent Energy Solutions are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to invest in commercial-scale solar energy projects in the US. Capital Dynamics will provide the funding required to build, own and operate both existing and future solar PV projects developed by Tangent.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce it has been named Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe by Private Equity International for the second year in a row.
Capital Dynamics is extending its Asian reach by opening an office in Tokyo on November 1, 2010. The team will be led by Kazushige Kobayashi. The office will complement the Firm’s existing Hong Kong presence in Asia.
Capital Dynamics is expanding its Swiss presence with a new office in Zurich. The office is located in the Swiss Exchange building, at the nexus of the city’s financial community.
Capital Dynamics is expanding its global footprint and strengthening its Latin American presence by opening an office in Brazil. The office is located in Rio de Janeiro, in the Leblon neighborhood, home to many of the nation’s most established private equity managers. Filipe Cerqueira Caldas, Head of Business Development in Brazil, will be leading the effort.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that it has established a new Clean Energy and Infrastructure (CEI) initiative to address the attractive investment opportunities now emerging in this new class of real assets. A team of accomplished and highly experienced senior industry executives has been engaged to lead the initiative.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce it has been named Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe and Private Equity Firm of the Year in Switzerland.
Capital Dynamics is pleased to announce that it has been named the Fund-of-Funds firm of the year for the second consecutive year at Private Equity News Awards 2009 for Excellence in Advisory Services.
Capital Dynamics Inc., a member of Capital Dynamics Group (Capital Dynamics), an independent asset management firm focused on private equity, is pleased to announce the closing of its transaction with Silicon Valley-based HRJ Capital (HRJ) headquartered in Woodside, CA and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB),holder of certain debt owed by HRJ, to assume the management of HRJ’s private equity and real estate funds of funds. Total assets exceed USD 2 billion.
Capital Dynamics Inc., a member of the Capital Dynamics group, today announced that it has signed a term sheet with Silicon Valley based HRJ Capital (HRJ) headquartered in Woodside, CA and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), holder of certain debt owed by HRJ, to assume the management of HRJ’s fund of funds.
Capital Dynamics, the independent, global private equity asset manager today announces it has been selected by the Government Pension Fund of Thailand (“GPF”) to advise it on its global private equity investment program.