Asset Management

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Names Top Clean Energy Investors

Bloomberg New Energy Finance has released its 2009 league table winners, honoring the leading investors and financial service providers in clean energy and the carbon markets, during the Gala Awards Dinner of the 3rd Annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in London.

The 2009 Clean Energy League Tables are based on the largest database of financial transactions in clean energy and carbon markets in the world. Full year figures show that new investment worldwide during 2009 totaled $162 billion, down just 6.8% from 2008.

This year, Bloomberg New Energy Finance honored 13 organizations as 2009 League Table Award winners, across asset classes ranging from venture capital and private equity, to carbon markets and carbon energy funds.

The Bloomberg New Energy Finance Awards 2009 were given out to the companies listed below.

Venture Capital & Private Equity League Tables 2009
Top Investor by Number of Disclosed Investments
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Top Investor by Disclosed $ Amount Invested
Terra Firma


Public Markets League Tables 2009
Top Lead Manager
Morgan Stanley

Top Legal Advisor to the Issuer (by total $M amount)

Tie: Clifford Chance and JiaYuan Law Firm


Mergers & Acquisitions League Tables 2009
Top Financial Advisor to Target
Goldman Sachs

Top Financial Advisor to Acquirer

Credit Suisse

Top Legal Advisor to Target and/or Acquirer (by total $M amount)

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy


Project Finance League Tables 2009

Top Mandated Lead Arranger (by total $M amount)
Brazilian National Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES)

Top Legal Advisor to Arrangers (by total $M amount)

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy


Clean Energy Funds League Tables 2009

Top Fund Performance
SAM Smart Energy


Carbon Markets League Tables 2009
Top Carbon Offtaker by Number of Deals
Tricorona Carbon Asset Management

Top Offtaker by Number of Contracted Credits Out to 2020 (non-risk-adjusted)
Arreon Carbon


Top Offtaker by Number of Contracted Credits Out to 2020 (risk -adjusted)

Arreon Carbon

“2009 was not an easy year for investors in clean energy and the carbon markets, with a marked slowdown of activity in the first quarter as a result of the financial crisis,” said Michael Liebreich, CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. “Each of these firms is helping lead the charge toward a cleaner energy industry, and ultimately, a lower-carbon economy.”