6 January 2016

EF's Deals of the Year awards open for nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the ninth annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

These global awards recognise excellence in the application of capital markets know-how to addressing environmental problems.

The aim is to identify extraordinary deals that have made an important or noteworthy contribution to solving an environmental problem. For example, transactions that were the first of their kind; used an innovative financial structure; helped attract new types of investor; or helped open up new markets to investors.

To qualify, deals must have closed during 2015. Winners will be revealed in the Spring edition of the magazine.

The categories are:

  • IPO of the Year
  • M&A Deal of the Year
  • Personality of the Year
  • Wind Energy Financing of the Year
  • Solar Power Financing of the Year
  • Bioenergy Financing of the Year
  • Other Renewable Energy Financing of the Year
  • Energy Efficiency Financing of the Year
  • Carbon Finance Transaction of the Year
  • Environmental Bond Issue of the Year
  • Sustainable Forestry Transaction of the Year
  • Weather Risk Management Transaction of the Year
  • Catastrophe Risk Management Transaction of the Year

Last year's winners include wind Project Gemini, Energia Eolica's renewables project bond, while AP4's Mats Andersson scooped Personality of the Year for his work driving forward the Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition.

Click here to nominate a deal

Voting closes 12 February 2016.