U.S. private equity firms have very large pools of capital available for the right projects, providing that the project risks are adequately managed, there is transparency in financial reporting, and the sponsor has a solid operating track record. SSK Capital has access to a database of 40,000 institutional investors and is able to match projects very accurately to the investment criteria of these investors.
- Size: $200 million to $2 billion +
- Uses of funds: Infrastructure, real estate development
- Credit requirements: These projects are based on a long-term offtake agreement from a creditworthy counterparty, usually a government entity or large corporation. For smaller entities a commercial bank guarantee would be required.