Speaker – Cedric Chatel

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Cedric Chatel

Director Energy Advisory & Finance

Cedric has more than 17 years of experience in project finance. He is working in our Energy Finance team, being involved in both advisory and arranging assignments, with a particular responsibility for developing our energy transition franchise.
He is highly familiar with offshore-wind power and LNG-To-Power project financing. Cedric gained first-hand practical experience in offshore wind having structured transactions as financial advisor and mandated lead arranger in various jurisdictions: Germany, the UK, Belgium, France, Taiwan and Denmark. He led the SG team playing a key role in structuring and lending to the first integrated LNG-To-Power project financing, both for the construction financing and the long-term refinancing.
Cédric undertook a number of advisory and arranging assignments in the energy sector. He joined SG in 2000 as financial analyst prior to joining the coverage department, the export finance team, the asset finance team and our energy project finance team in various locations (Frankfurt, Paris, London and now Hong-Kong).

Recent Transactions (Since 2015)

  • Offshore wind project in Taiwan – financial advisor – ongoing
  • 487MW Seamade offshore wind project in Belgium – financial advisor – closed in 2018
  • 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind project – Bonds and loans refinancing (Mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2018)
  • 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium (mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2018)
  • 470MW Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany (mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2018)
  • 165MW Nobelwind offshore wind farm in Belgium (mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2018)
  • 128MW Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan (mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2018)
  • 165MW Belwind offshore wind farm in Belgium (mandated Lead Arranged and Hedge Provider – closed in 2017)
  • 215MW Electrogas integrated LNG-To-Power project in Malta (Mandated Lead Arranger, Documentation Bank, Hedge Provider closed in 2017)
  • 630MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK – Financing CDPQ’s minority stake (Mandated Lead Arranger, Hedge Coordinator and Hedge Provider – closed in 2017)
  • Northwind 216 MW offshore wind project in Belgium (Mandated Lead Arranger and Hedge Provider – closed in 2017)
  • Butendiek 288MW offshore wind project in Germany (Mandated Lead Arranger and Hedge Provider – closed in 2017)
  • Norther 370MW offshore wind farm in Belgium (Mandated Lead Arranger and Hedge Provider – closed in 2016)
  • Rentel 309MW offshore wind farm in Belgium (Mandated Lead Arranger and Hedge Provider – closed in 2016)
  • Dudgeon 402MW offshore windfarm in the UK (Mandated Lead Arranger, Hedge Provider, Hedge Coordinator – closed in 2016)
  • Financial Advisor (equity & debt) to Enbridge in the acquisition of a 50% share in the development, construction and operation of EDF’s French offshore wind assets totalling 1,400 MW of installed capacity (closed in 2016)
  • Financial Advisor to a consortium bidding for the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark (2016)
  • Financial advisor to the GDFS/EDPR consortium bidding in the context of the French tender for 1.000 MW of offshore wind capacity (ongoing)
  • Financial advisor (equity & debt) in the acquisition of a stake in a nuclear power project (2015)
  • 215MW Electrogas LNG-To-Power project in Malta (Mandated Lead Arranger on the construction financing – closed in 2015)