Bankruptcies soared in the wake of failing oil prices, forcing energy funds to adapt to the new realities. Fundraising and deal volumes are on the rise as commodity prices recover, but the bigger picture shows an evolving market where funds have become more specialised and renewables are proving a challenge to the dominance of fossil fuel.
Energy: One of the richest areas for co-investments?
The floodgates for fundraising and dealmaking have not fully reopened in a market that has come back from a downturn in commodity prices.
Lubricating energy secondaries
A rebound in oil pricing is helping to narrow buyers’ and sellers’ expectations.
Foresight on how to maximise renewables returns
With clean energy now an established asset class, we asked Foresight partner Dan Wells how to minimise risk.
Energy: No more quick flips
Bankruptcies soared in the wake of falling oil prices, forcing energy funds to adapt to the new realities.
Energy storage: the next great disruptor
Despite a clear need and high growth potential, investors have not backed the energy storage sector in large numbers, partly due to a lack of standardised contracts, finds Jordan Stutts.
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