Who we are

Green Giraffe is a specialist advisory firm focused on renewable energy

Launched in 2010 and with offices in Boston, Cape Town, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Paris, Singapore and Utrecht, we offer bespoke financial advice, market intelligence and development services in all renewable technologies

In October 2019, Green Giraffe entered a joint venture agreement with Daiwa Securities, whereby Daiwa took a 50% stake in the company. Green Giraffe retains its well-known brand in the renewable energy market with DC Advisory (Daiwa’s M&A practice) and Green Giraffe working together to bring their complementary strengths and skills for all clients

40+

Jurisdictions

225+

Missions

125 GW

Renewable capacity

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Philosophy

An ambition to consistently provide high quality, specialised advice

We actually believe in renewable energy and focus on projects where we can add value. Our priority is on getting the deal done!

Green Giraffe follows a simple strategy

Stick to our core competences and markets that we know. Focus on assignments where we know we can deliver results. Work with people and in markets we believe in

History

Founded by seasoned renewable energy professionals with deep expertise in project finance, project development, and offshore wind

May

New office location

Paris & Utrecht offices

10 professionals

January

Company milestone

C-Power Infrastructure Journal award

2010 Renewables deal of the year - Infrastructure Journal

Company milestone

C-Power Project Finance Magazine award

2010 Offshore wind deal of the year - Project Finance Magazine

Company milestone

C-Power PFI award

2010 Renewables deal of the year - PFI

September

New office location

London office

November

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Artis Zoo Amsterdam

January

Company milestone

Meerwind Project Finance Magazine award

2011 European Offshore Wind deal of the Year - Project Finance Magazine

Company milestone

Meerwind PFI award

2011 Financial sponsor of the year - Blackstone - PFI

January

New office location

Hamburg office

Company milestone

Northwind PFI award

2012 European Offshore wind deal of the year - PFI

Company milestone

Walney PFI award

2012 Financial Sponsor of the year - PGGM - PFI

February

Company milestone

Northwind Project Finance Magazine award

2012 Offshore wind deal of the year - Project Finance Magazine

April

Company milestone

Green Giraffe Trophées de la Finance award

2013 Best Financial Advisor: Energy/Infrastructure/Transportation

November

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt

January

Company achievement

20 professionals

December

Company milestone

Gemini PFI award

2014 European Power Deal of the year - PFI

January

Company achievement

30 professionals

February

Company milestone

Gemini IJ Global award

2014 European Wind deal of the year - IJ Global

Company milestone

Gemini IJ Global

2014 Europe & Africa overall winner - IJ Global

March

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Admiral Hotel Copenhagen

April

Company milestone

Gemini Environmental Finance award

2015 Wind deal of the year - Environmental Finance

November

Company achievement

40 professionals

Company milestone

Block Island PFI award

2016 Renewables deal of the year - PFI

February

Company milestone

Block Island IJ Global award

2016 North American Wind deal of the year - IJ Global

March

Company milestone

Mexican renewable tender won

First success in Latin America

Company milestone

Veja Mate Environmental Finance award

2015 wind deal of the year - Environmental Finance

April

Company achievement

50 professionals

September

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Old Customs Office Hamburg

December

Company milestone

Borssele 3+4 tender won

January

Company achievement

60 professionals

February

Company milestone

Hornsdale AsiaMoney award

2016 Asia PF deal of the year - AsiaMoney

Company milestone

Hornsdale GlobalCapital award

2016 Best Australian Project Finance deal - GlobalCapital

March

Company milestone

EEco IJ Global award

2016 European power deal of the year - IJ Global

April

Company milestone

Green Giraffe Financial Times award

Europe's Top 1000 growth companies - Financial Times / Statista

June

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Sunborn Yacht London

October

New office location

Cape Town office

January

Company achievement

70 professionals

April

Company milestone

Two Towers tender won

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Gruenspan Hamburg

January

Company achievement

80 professionals

Company milestone

Blauwwind PFI award

2018 Renewables deal of the year PFI

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

May

New office location

Boston Office

September

Company achievement

90 professionals

Company milestone

Green Giraffe and Daiwa securities enter 50:50 joint venture agreement

November

Company milestone

Veja Mate IJ Global Award

Best Renewables Acquisition IJ Global

January

Company milestone

C-Power Infrastructure Journal award

2010 Renewables deal of the year - Infrastructure Journal

Company milestone

C-Power Project Finance Magazine award

2010 Offshore wind deal of the year - Project Finance Magazine

Company milestone

C-Power PFI award

2010 Renewables deal of the year - PFI

September

New office location

London office

November

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Artis Zoo Amsterdam

January

New office location

Hamburg office

Company milestone

Northwind PFI award

2012 European Offshore wind deal of the year - PFI

Company milestone

Walney PFI award

2012 Financial Sponsor of the year - PGGM - PFI

February

Company milestone

Northwind Project Finance Magazine award

2012 Offshore wind deal of the year - Project Finance Magazine

April

Company milestone

Green Giraffe Trophées de la Finance award

2013 Best Financial Advisor: Energy/Infrastructure/Transportation

November

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt

January

Company achievement

30 professionals

February

Company milestone

Gemini IJ Global award

2014 European Wind deal of the year - IJ Global

Company milestone

Gemini IJ Global

2014 Europe & Africa overall winner - IJ Global

March

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Admiral Hotel Copenhagen

April

Company milestone

Gemini Environmental Finance award

2015 Wind deal of the year - Environmental Finance

November

Company achievement

40 professionals

December

Company milestone

Block Island PFI award

2016 Renewables deal of the year - PFI

February

Company milestone

Block Island IJ Global award

2016 North American Wind deal of the year - IJ Global

March

Company milestone

Mexican renewable tender won

First success in Latin America

Company milestone

Veja Mate Environmental Finance award

2015 wind deal of the year - Environmental Finance

April

Company achievement

50 professionals

September

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Old Customs Office Hamburg

January

Company achievement

60 professionals

February

Company milestone

Hornsdale AsiaMoney award

2016 Asia PF deal of the year - AsiaMoney

Company milestone

Hornsdale GlobalCapital award

2016 Best Australian Project Finance deal - GlobalCapital

March

Company milestone

EEco IJ Global award

2016 European power deal of the year - IJ Global

April

Company milestone

Green Giraffe Financial Times award

Europe's Top 1000 growth companies - Financial Times / Statista

June

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Sunborn Yacht London

October

New office location

Cape Town office

January

Company achievement

70 professionals

April

Company milestone

Two Towers tender won

September

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Gruenspan Hamburg

February

Company milestone

Blauwwind PFI award

2018 Renewables deal of the year PFI

April

Green Giraffe Party

Green Giraffe party Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

November

Company milestone

Veja Mate IJ Global Award

Best Renewables Acquisition IJ Global

Who we are

Green Giraffe draws its strength from its international team based in Boston, Cape Town, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Paris, Singapore and Utrecht

Our team consists of 100+ professionals with different backgrounds (project finance, M&A, legal, contracting), with a wide breadth of experience, contacts and knowledge of the renewable energy sector