Knowledge. Experience. Value.
Galway Group provides clients with a full spectrum of advisory services in support of energy projects and transactions. We assist companies in all sectors of the energy industry, with a particular emphasis on the natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), power, natural gas liquids (NGL), renewables, and energy trading sectors. Galway also provides advice and transactional support in the areas of business strategy, project development and management, commercial negotiations, project due diligence, risk management, financial advisory, and market analysis.
project due diligence
Our detailed and independent due diligence processes assist clients in making strategic investment and project decisions, while understanding the transaction risks as well as mitigants. Galway has acted on behalf of Investment Banks, International Financial Institutions, Infrastructure Funds, Lead Arrangers, Oil & Gas Majors, Trading Houses and others.
Using risk quantification models and decision theory tools, Galway assists clients managing risks across all elements of the energy value chains, for all segments by identifying and putting in place the most practical measures to control risks according to the situation.
Galway tracks and analyses energy market developments with a geographical focus on the North American, Latin American and Asian regions. Our robust LNG, natural gas, LNG shipping, and gas midstream models and databases, amongst others, support proprietary market views for investment decision, risk assessment and contract management purposes.
Galway conducts in-depth assessments of financial structures and business plans as a precursor to determining strategic capital structure alternatives. Galway can also offer advice on equity options, prepare private placement memoranda, distribute information to selected equity sources, evaluate offers, assist with negotiations, and work to close transactions to the client’s satisfaction.
By reviewing the main project contracts and performing on-site visits, Galway’s team of highly experienced personnel is able to objectively highlight strengths, weaknesses and risks that need to be addressed in order for any project to be considered commercially operational and ready to provide ongoing service as designed.
Galway provides project management support to clients across all segments, from the initial stages of opportunity definition, through the pre-feasibility, feasibility and execution phases. Galway’s support includes commercial, economic, fiscal and financial project structuring, from the transactional phase of delivering the project from FID to project execution and commercial operation.
Galway believes that strategy without substance is a high-risk proposition. Led by industry veterans, Galway supports companies through influential decisions, investing time and effort in the development of business strategies that are real, executable, and aligned with their corporate interests.
Galway works closely with clients, either as lead negotiator or by providing advisory support, in the process of commercial negotiations and asset management in various forms of negotiation including Financing, Joint Operating Agreements, Gas Sale and Purchase Agreements, Terminal User Agreements, and Power Purchase Agreements.
As a commercial firm cognizant of legal challenges confronted in the energy industry, Galway Group is in a unique position to relate to the necessities of the client and can provide expert advice for legal issues from a commercial point of view, including the preparation and drafting of contracts and other legal documents related to energy transactions.
Galway provides end-to-end support to clients as they are in the process of or considering corporate restructuring. Based on client requirements, and our experience in a variety of mergers and acquisitions, we can identify and introduce possible assets, provide commercial due diligence, and negotiate and deliver key commercial agreements across the energy value chain.
mergers & acquisitions
Galway Group can provide litigation and arbitration support as an expert witness. Our associates have over 20 years experience in the energy field, including project development, commercial negotiations, financing, capital raises, energy marketing and trading, risk management, price renegotiation and financial modelling amongst others.
Galway provides efficient and effective management of natural resources, looking to fulfill the aims of conservation, protection, sustainable development and cost savings through environmental impact assessments, conservation planning and water resources management amongst others.