The Shaw Group

The Shaw Group
Date: September 2009
Deal Size: $6m sale of 50% interest in fund management group
About the client: A Fortune 500 US company, The Shaw Group provided engineering, construction, maintenance, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for energy, chemicals, environmental, and infrastructure sectors.
About the transaction: The Shaw Group owned 50% of a fund management venture – Energy and Climate Advisers (E&CA) that advised a UK listed clean energy company (Leaf Clean Energy Company), Akur advised The Shaw Group in its exit of this holding.

Leaf Clean Energy Company is a renewable energy and sustainable technology investment company, which has raised and deployed c.£200m.

Lead: Tom Frost
The Shaw Group


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Chris Young…

Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising. He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales. He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives. Tel: +44 (0) 20 3780 8746 Mob: +44 (0) 7471 141 303 Email: