Investment Advisory


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VERDUROUS offers Investment Fund Management services commencing with mobilization and marketing of Funds, deal origination, due diligence, investment structuring and documentation through monitoring and exit or repayment.

VERDUROUS intervenes at different stages of feasibility and market assessments for potential investors, valuation, portfolio management and project monitoring. Investments are targeted at projects and companies purporting to mainstream environmentally conscious technology or within established businesses. Verdurous Investment banking experts engage with corporate operations of various scales and as and when necessary assemble public-private partnerships. Verdurous also ensures coordination among various agencies and projects over the tenure of investments made.

VERDUROUS provides support to investors and agencies with diverse expectations and development agendas. In addition to accruing social and environmental benefits, financial yields on investments range from sub-commercial through commercial, commensurate with the investors' mandates and risk appetite.

VERDUROUS also engages in investment syndication and blends indigenous funds with external investments and venture capital. The company is also proficient in appropriate structuring and in employing various instruments including equity, debt, mezzanine capital and grants, while taking into consideration the expectations of disparate agencies.

Experience


  • EU – Technical Assistance Facility under SE4ALL - Access to Sustainable Energy in the Philippines project.: Assessment, rating and ranking of concept notes based on the soundness of business proposals, and subsequently evaluating full-length grant applications received through building detailed financial models and running scenario analyses (location: The Philippines, Manila)
  • UNDP–Vietnam: Support for development of feed-in-tariffs (FiT) for solar PV through financial model development and scenario analyses employing various pricing and return inputs, and benchmarking against investment opportunities with comparable risk profiles (Location: Viet Nam, Hanoi).
  • Economic viability analysis of a large wind-farm project in South Africa (Location: desk work).
  • Pipeline development for a proposed $50m South-Asia Renewable Energy Equity Fund domiciled in the Netherlands / Switzerland (Location: South Asia).
  • Promotion of and pipeline development for a $300m India / energy specific private equity fund domiciled in the United States / Israel. (Location: India / Israel).
  • Organizational and Financial Restructuring of a large solar photovoltaic system integrator in Sri Lanka (Location: Sri Lanka, Colombo / other).
  • Due diligence investigation, business plan design, valuation scenario development for the Clean Energy Financial Institution, Katmandu, Nepal, on behalf of the FMO / Triodos RE for Development Fund, The Netherlands.