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Renewable energy expert José Joaquín Muñoz Osuna joins the Capcora team.

Frankfurt am Main, 14.11.2023

Leading consulting firm Capcora is enhancing its presence in the energy transition sector by appointing renewable energy veteran José Joaquín Muñoz Osuna as a new Director and head of the team in Hamburg, effective November 2023. With more than 20 years of industry experience, José Joaquín will strengthen the company's debt and M&A advisory team. Bringing expertise from prominent international players, he will significantly boost Capcora’s activities in the Iberian markets and PPA-related businesses.

Born in Spain, José Joaquín's career journey began with Diplomas in Economics and Actuarial Mathematics from Universidad Complutense, Madrid. In 2000, he embarked on his project and structured finance career at Unicredit Group in Germany, eventually leading their branch’s project finance team in Spain. Over a decade, he engaged in lending, arranging, and financial advisory, gaining expertise in infrastructure and renewable energy project financing.

In 2010, José Joaquín transitioned to the borrower side, focusing on the photovoltaic sector. He established and led structured finance and M&A teams at prominent international players in Madrid and Berlin such as SunEdison and Hanwha Q Cells, working globally. For the last 7 years he served as the Head of Project Finance and PPA at ib vogt. His teams handled diverse responsibilities, including non-recourse financing, structured financing, M&A processes, and PPA origination and negotiation.

"We are thrilled to welcome José Joaquín, a seasoned renewable energy expert, to our team. With experience from the client side, having worked at some of the world's leading developers, José Joaquín brings a fresh perspective. His invaluable expertise includes structuring, financing, optimisation of numerous large-scale projects, and managing PPA structures. With his guidance, we are confident and well-prepared to expand our presence in the Iberian market.," commented Alexander Kuhn and Jochen Magerfleisch, Managing Partner at Capcora.

José Joaquín also expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "I'm thrilled to join the Capcora team and transition from the developer side to the advisory side, allowing me to share the knowledge I've acquired with the broader industry. The expansion of our Iberian activities comes at a time when markets are volatile, and clients seek more guidance. I couldn't have chosen a more opportune time to begin my journey as an advisor."

With the appointment of José Joaquín, Capcora is further expanding its team and consolidating its market position as one of the leading consulting firms in the fields of energy transition and renewable energies in Europe. In 2023 alone, the team has grown from 25 to over 40 employees.

About Capcora:

Capcora is an independent financial advisory boutique specializing in M&A and project finance services to accelerate the energy transition in Europe. Founded in 2015, the Frankfurt-based company helps its clients succeed in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors by advising them on sell-side and buy-side transactions, and by raising mezzanine, unitranche or senior debt.