Arranged $50m in debt and equity for 250,000 tonne (71m gallon) palm oil biodiesel plant in Malaysia.
BioFuels Development Ltd
Principal and arranger of $3m seed capital for this biofuels plant developer to sponsor projects in Europe, Africa and North America.
Ionic Reclamations, Ltd
Arranged $40m facility to recover oil from and remediate massive oil spills in Central Asia.
Siberian Energy Group
Arranged a funded joint venture with Baltic Oil Terminals plc to explore and develop 650,000 acres of oil & gas property in Kurgan, Russia.
Continental Energy Corporation
Funded front-end study for $50m equity and debt package to develop the Bengara II oil & gas fields in East Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia.
Arranged $2m in private equity to start drilling its 1,000 acre proven oil field in California and to distribute its patented lateral drilling technology in North Africa and the Middle East.
Consulting & Other Clients
Sweet Corn market study, Central Europe
Judged the competitive threat of increased ethanol production in Europe on maize production as due diligence for acquisition of sweet corn processing plant.
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
Conducted four studies into the performance of EBRD investments into four strategic sectors in Eastern Europe: telecoms, extractive industries, power and property & tourism.
Polar Quartz, Moscow
Performed strategic review and financial due diligence in support of Western investment into this Russian manufacture of especially pure quartz concentrate and quartz powder for silicon wafers and solar cells.
Baltic Petroleum, London
Wrote Competent Persons Report (CPR) on Baltic’s acquisition of the Kaliningrad oil terminal in support of its listing on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.
Devised and implemented risk management and financial modeling for successful $200m (5 sites x 50MW) gas turbine peaking power project for United Technologies (NYSE: UTX).
Golden Telecoms, Kaliningrad
Advised seller & structured $7 million trade sale of WestBaltTelecom (Kaliningrad) to Golden Telecom (NASDAQ: GLDN).
JX Properties, Florida
Arranged $4 million of equity along with a $6 million commercial bank loan for JX Properties, LLC, to purchase 500 acres of north-east Florida raw land and to re-permit it for development into a vacation home community.