Lyon Infrastructure is an adviser and asset manager across infrastructure, energy, water and agricultural projects. In Australia, Asia and Japan, Lyon provides a range of services across acquisitions, restructurings, developments and asset management.
The Lyon team has extensive experience in originating assets or acquisition opportunities, executing the transactions, raising capital (debt and equity) and active management of the assets acquired.
Fund management and Structuring
Lyon has particular expertise in the structuring, establishment, placement and management of infrastructure funds, having been involved in over 10 listed or unlisted infrastructure funds since 2006. These funds were both broad based and industry specific with the team having extensive experience in the energy, water, ports, transport and communications sectors.
The Funds including the Asia Infrastructure Fund, a joint venture with The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, active management of a $2bn European infrastructure portfolio, and a Shari fund for the Asia Development Bank.
The Lyon team has developed and financed 75 MW of solar PV projects, almost 300 MW of wind projects and over 5000 MW of thermal generation projects. In addition to the capacity listed above, Lyon is currently developing the most advanced and largest utility scale solar PV/battery storage/system management plant in the world.
Capital raising and structuring
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 and most recently arranged in excess of $400m in capital for c170MW of solar PV and wind projects in Japan and Australia.
In addition to its development and principal investor activities, the Lyon team has advised on more than $50 billion in infrastructure transactions for private and public sector clients.
The Lyon team has had extensive experience in the water sector particularly in relation to its reform, economics, project assessment, development and asset acquisition and management. We have utilised this experience to establish a Water Infrastructure Fund to hold assets acquired by Lyon and too allow investors to take advantage of investing in this class of assets.