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Haydn Palliser

As a Chartered Professional Engineer, Haydn is experienced across engineering, management consulting and finance. Originally from New Zealand, Haydn now leads Corality's Americas & European headquarters. He has led multi-billion dollar projects across the infrastructure, power and mining sectors globally. Haydn specialises in strategic consulting and transaction advisory services.

IFM Awarded 'M&A Deal of the Year’ by IJGLobal for Indiana Toll Road Acquisition

BY Haydn Palliser ON 25 May 2016


IFM investors has continued to invest in infrastructure assets. The acquisition of the Indiana Toll Road is the fourth toll road in IFM’s infrastructure portfolio.

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tax equity flip in a US partnership – financial modelling considerations

BY Haydn Palliser ON 22 September 2015

For many years now, tax equity partnership flip structures have been used primarily to finance investments in solar and wind projects and it is a common source of confusion for financial modellers working to prepare a dynamic and transparent representation of this event.  Efficient monetization of tax credits remains the driving force behind these complicated structures for these industries. This sophisticated form of partnership balances both the short/medium term appetite of an investor who chooses to defray net income with solar and wind tax credits, and the long-term involvement of a sponsor relying on development fees and project cash flow to achieve their target returns.

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Financial models for Renewable Energy projects – Common challenges

BY Haydn Palliser ON 22 September 2015

At Corality we work with clients to achieve their goals faster and with increased certainty. Commonly our work evolves around financial model development for project finance transactions in the wind and solar energy sectors, and in this post I would like to share some considerations which may assist you in your own situation.

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Debt sizing to own your renewable energy project - Don’t leave it to the banks

BY Haydn Palliser ON 4 August 2015

We all know that it’s important in negotiation to understand the big picture from both ends of a renewable energy deal. Project financiers will rigorously test your project. Why then, would you take unclear analysis to the banks?
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Project Finance transactions and debt sizing versus debt sculpting

BY Haydn Palliser ON 24 February 2015

Financial modelling of debt facilities will always be at the heart of a project finance transaction. Whilst the basic terms and conditions are incorporated in the term sheet, the industry nuances and accepted practices are generally expected by senior bankers to simply be embedded into the model. 
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