Francesca has spent over 9 years advising a broad range of clients in the future energy sector on a broad range of corporate matters, with a particular focus on private M&A.
Francesca has a wealth of corporate transactional knowledge, particularly in respect of future energy matters, having advised on a range of cross border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, complex joint venture arrangements and corporate restructurings in the sector. Her experience spans the full range of renewable energy technologies, including solar, wind, storage, biomass and waste to energy in the UK, Europe and Africa.
Jurisdiction: England & Wales
- Battery Storage: Advising BlackRock on its £200m joint venture with battery storage developer KX Power Limited, BlackRock's first investment into the UK battery storage market.
- Wind: Advising Capital Dynamics on the sale of a 97.3MW portfolio of operational wind projects to Vantage RE Ltd and Good Energy on the disposal of its entire solar and wind generation portfolio.
- Solar: Advising various investment funds and UK yieldcos on the acquisition and sale (via bilateral and auction processes) of over 2GW of ground mounted and rooftop capacity in the UK.
- Biomass and Waste to Energy: Advising a specialist investor in the biomass and waste to energy sector on its equity and debt financing arrangements, including complex shareholder arrangements and group reorganisations.