Enabling the Future of Energy Production, Storage and ProfitabilityWhether in renewables, conventional power or oil & gas, energy projects require substantial amounts of money. Financing is crucial every step of the way - everything from planning, purchasing, installing equipment, to training staff for the operation and maintenance of the systems installed requires funding. Find out how Siemens Financial Services (SFS) can help you power your energy investments.
Optimize Your Energy Efficiency and Infrastructure with a Market LeaderSiemens offers investment solutions ranging from advisory services and debt and equity capital, to equipment and technology finance options that help clients in the energy and natural resource markets address tomorrow’s energy needs, today. With a global network of energy finance professionals, the company provides capital and expertise that is backed by more than 160 years of Siemens’ industry innovation, financial strength and diligent risk management, bundled in Siemens Financial Services.
Adapting to your evolving customer demands
More than ever, organizations require financial partners that can develop strategic solutions to meet today’s evolving market needs. Siemens is positioned to adjust to a constantly shifting market environment where capital demands are unpredictable. We support projects across a wide variety of industries, covering the full scope of a diverse and flexible financing portfolio. When customers purchase Siemens equipment or services, they may be unaware of the diverse financing options Siemens can also offer.
SFS exercises a unique flexibility to invest debt, mezzanine or equity financing and seamlessly shift from debt to equity on the basis of fluctuating project requirements. In a fast-changing business landscape, we continue to tailor our financial solutions to adapt to evolving customer demands and market conditions.
Debt solutions for the energy sector
The spectrum of Siemens' debt solutions ranges from senior secured corporate loans and structured investment financing (like leases and loans) to infrastructure and project financing. In addition, our portfolio includes acquisition and growth financing, typically as syndicated loans.
SFS supports private equity and corporate clients’ needs and strategic goals through senior secured loans that are tailored to all business cycles. We has the strength to structure, underwrite and hold significant positions. SFS offers both floating and fixed rate options, and is capable of a broad range of transaction sizes. We also tailors junior capital financing directly for clients, offering a broad suite of integrated financial solutions – including the ability to provide secured first and second lien financing, as well as mezzanine and equity capital.
Equity investments to support energy projects
Through its equity financing, SFS enables projects that promise an appropriate return for Siemens and its coinvestors in terms of the project’s risk profile. Project risk profiles are determined by market risks and project specifics, such as construction and operating risks.
SFS typically reserves equity capital to focus on projects that directly utilize Siemens equipment and services and generally takes a minority interest in a project, investing at financial close of project construction. SFS draws on its extensive track record in equity investment to originate, structure and execute successful investments in the energy markets with an emphasis on generating superior returns in conjunction with its coinvestors.