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Full-Time

Counsel – Credit and Capital Markets

Posted on 7/2/2024

Generate Capital

Generate Capital

201-500 employees

Finances and operates sustainable infrastructure assets

Data & Analytics
Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing
Energy
Social Impact

Compensation Overview

$160k - $270kAnnually

+ Discretionary Bonus

Senior, Expert

New York, NY, USA

Category
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Communications
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Requirements
  • 5+ years at a law firm and/or in-house experience representing commercial banks, private credit providers, sponsors, developers, or IPPs in connection with both corporate and project financings related to sustainable energy assets.
  • Demonstrated ability to draft and negotiate various types of project finance agreements, including credit agreements, collateral agreements and depositary agreements.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct due diligence customary for a project lender with respect to various project development agreements, including site control, offtake, interconnection and transmission, EPC and O&M, and fuel supply (as applicable).
  • Experience on a diverse range of financing transactions, which may include: back-leverage or holdco debt, portfolio financings, high yield bonds, special situations or restructurings, acquisition financings, ABS or warehouse facilities, securitizations, or RBLs.
  • Familiarity with M&A, securities and/or fund formation matters is high preferred.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design skills.
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk, recognition that “perfect can be the enemy of the good”
Responsibilities
  • Provide primary support to Generate’s Credit investment team with respect to all transactional, corporate and regulatory matters arising in its operations.
  • Provide support to Generate’s innovative Capital Markets team in connection with its capital formation responsibilities, including equity, bank loan and debt capital markets transactions, as well as private fund formation matters.
  • Utilize your skills and experience serving as both borrower and lender’s counsel to advise on a wide range of project finance, corporate finance, direct credit, securitization-style, high yield notes and other bespoke and structured financings.
  • Apply your experience, your good judgment, and your acumen generally to creating scaled solutions, process, and responses to compliance matters under Generate’s debt and equity agreements and regulatory matters affecting Generate’s business.
  • Assist in the training and development of Generate Credit’s investment team members by expanding their understanding of the legal strategy, structuring considerations and documentation associated with private credit transactions in the sustainable infrastructure market.
  • Provide general advice and contract support to the Company.

Generate Capital specializes in financing, constructing, owning, and operating sustainable infrastructure across various sectors, including energy, mobility, water, waste, and agriculture. As a leader in sustainable investment, the company's commitment to eco-friendly projects like microgrids, solar energy, energy storage, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, positions it at the forefront of addressing critical environmental challenges. The culture of innovation and responsibility towards sustainability makes it an appealing workplace for those passionate about making a tangible impact on the planet's health while advancing in a rapidly growing industry.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$6.4B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

36%