December 14, 2022, Berlin: Apricum, the Berlin-based transaction and strategy consulting firm specializing in renewable energy solutions, has announced the successful completion of their recent capital raise mandate to support Swiss agrivoltaic solutions provider Insolight’s deployment scale up.
To secure the required capital for Insolight’s planned growth, Apricum advised Insolight through the entire investor mandate process, including deal structuring, partner search and negotiations up to closing support. With the capital raise executed, Insolight is well positioned to seize the untapped agrivoltaic opportunity and deliver commercial roll-out and portfolio growth.
Nikolai Dobrott, founder and CEO of Apricum, commented, “As accelerators of the renewable energy transition, we secured the right partners to support Insolight during the next exciting phase of their growth. We wish the Insolight team all the best in this next chapter.” Apricum’s team on this transaction comprised Partner Florian Haacke, Associate Giovanni Sturiale, Senior Consultant Solbin Kim and Consultant Elizabeth Oliphant.
Insolight is bringing to market novel solutions to efficiently combine solar electricity production and agriculture, without trade-offs. Insolight’s solar modules are highly efficient and allow for dynamic adjustment of the transmitted light, enabling optimized crop production and electricity production.
Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, Insolight provides unique agrivoltaic turnkey solutions that combine hardware and data analytics software to optimize both crop yield and electricity. Backed by enlarged regulatory support, demand for agrivoltaic solutions is reaching a tipping point, driven by the rising need to address land scarcity, replace plastic tunnels in the agricultural space and increase resilience of cultures against climate change.
Apricum is a premium advisory service focused exclusively on the cleantech and renewable energy industries. With over 70 professionals on staff and deep industry and technical expertise, Apricum brings exceptional experience and knowledge including in the agrivoltaic segment, covering both up and downstream value chains. The group’s unique blend of strategy consulting and transaction advisory helps clients with both direction and execution. Over 14 years Apricum has delivered more than 350 successful projects in 30 countries. Apricum offers clients the complete spectrum of services in strategy consulting from technology assessment, market screening, value chain analysis, business model development, and due diligence to investment banking (corporate and asset M&A, debt and equity fundraising, and corporate finance).
If you would like to learn more about how we can support your company in entering or expanding your activities in agrivoltaics, please contact Apricum Partner Florian Haacke.
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