Jonas Bjaaland, Head of M&A Valuation and Structuring, DONG Energy Wind Power
Jonas Bjaaland joined DONG Energy as head of M&A Valuation and Structuring in 2015 and is now based in the London office. He is one of the key persons in DONG Energy Wind Power’s divesting and acquisition processes globally. Jonas joins after 9 years in EY Corporate Finance in which he spent 3 years in EY’s headquarter in London. Throughout his time in EY he has lead multiple of corporate M&A deals and primary & secondary deals in the infrastructure space. Prior to that, Jonas was a management consultant. He holds a Master of Science from Copenhagen Business School where he also spent time studying at Queens University, Canada, and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.
DONG Energy Wind Power
DONG Energy is a leading energy company in Northern Europe and proud to be a world leader in offshore wind with over 25 years of experience in developing, constructing and operating offshore wind farms. DONG Energy has been successful in attracting financial partners to support its ambitious expansion strategy. Equity partners ranging from pension funds to large scale industrial companies outside of the utility sector, have become co-shareholders in DONG Energy’s offshore wind projects. This has been achieved by offering a unique partnership model to investors allowing for a customized risk / return profile matching the investment strategy of the individual partner.
Our major financial and industrial (non-utility) partners include:
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), PGGM, Ampère Equity Fund, PensionDanmark, PKA, Macquarie, Masdar, Marubeni Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, the LEGO Group (Kirkbi), UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), William Demant (OTICON) as well as other Danish pension funds.
The offshore wind industry has seen a rapid transformation in the UK to date. The Government’s recent announcement regarding the maximum price for offshore wind projects set at 25% lower than in the last auction and expectations for bringing down the price further (as a result of competitive auction) indicates sector attractiveness to investors. The […]