Mortimer Menzel has more than 17 years of expertise in placing equity finance in renewable energy transactions (both for project and corporate finance) and over 20 years of banking and legal experience.
Prior to joining Augusta & Co Limited in 2002, Mortimer was in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and a solicitor with Bruckhaus Westrick in Frankfurt. He trained with Linklaters in London.
At Augusta Mortimer has originated and executed some of the leading renewables transactions in the European market including the sale of wind turbine makers, a blade manufacturer, M&A on 19 offshore wind projects and numerous onshore wind and hydro projects and portfolio as well as developer sales.
Mortimer has led transactions throughout Europe for clients including Deutsche Bank, Unicredit, Goldman Sachs, Dong, RWE, PNE Wind, Ventotec, Riverstone and Hudson Clean Energy.
Mortimer is a frequent speaker on the financing of renewable energy projects and companies at various global industry conferences.
Outside renewables Mortimer is a trustee of the Kaiser Wilhelm II Fund, a small fund managed for charitable purposes. Mortimer is a qualified solicitor (non-practicing) and holds an LL.B (Hons) from the London School of Economics.
Mortimer has, among other such things, been ranked the last two years in A Word About Wind’s global top 100 Power People.