Founded by Nicholas O’Day, Vanessa Sullivan and David Green, Lyon was established to focus on the investment opportunities arising from the convergence of the energy, carbon, water and agricultural sectors and the infrastructure and services associated with these sectors. Lyon executives have arranged debt and equity financing and structured over $10 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects over the course of their 20+ years of renewables and energy market experience spanning Asia, Japan, Australia and Europe.
Most recently, Lyon executives have arranged in excess of $400m in capital for c170MW of solar PV and wind projects in Japan and Australia.
Lyon brings a collective strength from its extensive experience and close and long standing relationships with it international partners to provide compelling investments opportunities for it and its partners.
A Selection of our Credentials
20 year track record
Lyon founders individually have a track record over 20 years in development, acquisitions, raising capital, managing assets and providing strategic advice in the energy, water, ports, transport and communications sectors.
Lyon has in-house expertise in capital raising, transaction origination and execution, asset management and asset development. It also has a strong understanding of the legal and regulatory frameworks in the Australasia region. This expertise coupled with a broad network of relationships with industry participants, specialist advisors, investment bankers, financiers and regulators provides Lyon with a unique ability to source and execute off market investment opportunities, manage investments, to provide strategic advice and to pursue its principal development of projects.
Established quality relationship base
Partners and clients of Lyon include:
- infrastructure utilities
- multinational energy and resource companies
- major Asian based food conglomerates
- Japanese trading companies
- alternatives asset managers and international banks
- Governments and multilateral Government agencies
Extensive infrastructure fund expertise
Lyon has particular expertise in the structuring, establishment, placement and management of infrastructure funds, having been involved in over 10 infrastructure funds. These funds were both broad based and industry specific with the team having extensive experience in the energy, water, ports, transport and communications sectors.