Luis Suarez-Olea is a specialist economic analyst of investments and a corporate finance expert within the energy and utility sectors.
He has strong knowledge and experience of providing innovative solutions and customised structures to make energy generation projects feasible, bankable and sustainable, all delivered on time for sponsors, lenders, regulators and investors.
Luis has successfully closed financial deals for conventional and renewable energy projects worth more than 4GW in capacity in total. He is adept at growing companies through both organic and inorganic growth, using mergers and acquisitions, leveraging synergies and creating new revenue streams from new markets and geographies.
A certified World Bank analyst of investments, Luis also has an BA in Finance and an MBA from George Washington University.
Bachelor in Business Administration – MBA and PDD by IESE
Certified Specialist in Investments Analysis by World Bank
Global Head of Transaction Services and M&A Propositions for Enzen
Experienced strategy leader with 20 years of eclectic experience spread across Transaction Advisory Services, Deal Structuring and Closing, Management Consulting, Business Development and E&U firms
Proven track record of successfully leading full lifecycle delivery of high value, complex M&A deals both in Sell & Buy side working with CEO, CFO and Board level stakeholders.
CxO Advisory, M&A Due Diligence
Transaction Structuring Advisory
Leverage Finance and Project Finance
Management Buy Outs, Corporate & Structured Finance
Equity and Fund Raising, Private and Public Placement – IPO
Transaction Advisory & Structuring
Advisory on the IPO and public listing for Iberdrola Renewables arranging the process as bookrunner and bookkeeper working with Institutional investors, Nacional Regulator and Market Stock Exchange regulator securing the overall placement of the Issuance. IBDL Renewables market cap at the listing time was worth 22bn and Iberdrola raised 9.2bn with the listing that later reinvest in new investments to achieve their strategic plan.
M&A Due Diligence
Acquisition of E.ON Spain and Portugal portfolio by Macquarie led group | €2.5 billion. Transaction Advisory Services including Target Screening, Technology Strategy and Architecture, Due Diligence, Day 1 readiness and Post Acquisition Transition Management & Restructuring.
M&A Transition Advisory
Acquisition of 2 CSP Power Plants 50MW each in Spain by ISQ Capital | €300 million. Led the transition technical advisory and supporting the Sponsor on the post-acquisition process on leveraging the plants and working with their banks to close the LT Finance and the guarantees for the SPV’s.
Enzen is a global knowledge practice that provides consulting, technology, engineering, management and innovation services to leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organisations and not-for-profits.
We focus on gaining, refining and sharing expertise in the energy and utility sector, then provide strategic advice and implement outcome-driven solutions. Working with customers across the utility value chain, we deliver sustainable and lasting improvements to their efficiency and performance, adding value to their bottom line.
Demand for power, gas and water is consistently growing as the population of the planet expands. Our goal is to support large consumers of energy and water, and improve the sustainability of resources by increasing efficiency and optimising existing operations. We also develop commercially successful ways to use renewable resources which deliver transformative advantages for our customers.
As demand grows so does opportunity, something Enzen has seized on since its inception in 2006. The business has grown and developed across the globe, with a physical presence in the UK, India, Australia, USA, Spain, Turkey, Middle-East, Africa and Kazakhstan.
As we push into the second decade of the company, we’re super-charging our growth by delivering exceptional value and results to our customers. For people with the right mindset, the opportunity to develop and grow in the organisation has never been greater.
Our expanding solutions, services and geographies mean we’re always on the lookout for individuals who can drive positive change and are hungry for the success and rewards that go with it.