About us

Focus

GPFAC is a leading-edge provider of advisory and consulting services in project finance, financial modeling, and training for power, renewable energy, oil & gas, and infrastructure projects worldwide.

EIC and GPFAC partner together on defined mandates to offer a full-team offering. GPFAC has highly experienced principals based in the US, Switzerland, Africa, India, and Hong Kong (China) who are in a position to support customers worldwide.

  • The client has access to our full network and benefits from a well-established team, including our valued network partners, that has long-term experience and cooperation.
  • We structure and advise on projects with our customer’s perspective. This ensures sound budgeting, and thorough risk and mitigants assessment, and that the return is commensurate with the risks taken.
  • Our team is able to provide a unique solution to solve client-specific issues within a short period of time. As fits your needs best, we can provide our resources for a defined, limited time period in order to complete a specific task. This delivers an economic solution for tasks without increasing the overhead costs.
  • The interdisciplinary skill-set of our team allows the client to get in-house commercial, financial and technical development expertise.

History

Alok Mathur established Development Capital & Financing, LLC (“DC&F”) in 2005 in the State of Connecticut (USA), following a 30-year career with Asea Brown Boveri.  The Global Project Finance Advisory Council (“GPFAC”) was then established by Mr. Mathur in 2017. He has filed a trademark enabling DC&F to do business as GPFAC.

Capabilities Statement

Global Project Finance Advisory Council (“GPFAC”) is a leading-edge provider of financial advisory, project development, training, and financial modelling services for infrastructure and renewable energy projects worldwide.

  • Small disadvantaged business (Duns 60-600-4617)
  • NCAIS Code 541611
Core Competencies

  • Financial advisory services
  • Project development from inception through closing and operational monitoring, including a cooperative approach with EIC Partners in Europe (eic-partners.com)
  • Training in the areas of project finance and financial modelling
  • Financial modelling (developing an industry standard to build models from scratch)

Key Differentiators

  • Experience with industrial companies and equipment suppliers has led to a deep understanding of commercial contracts as well as business and financing issues
  • Experience across the financial services sector in a variety of roles (advisor, underwriter, and equity investor) has cultivated risk awareness from a lender and investor standpoint
  • Unique experience with renewable energy for utility-scale solar, wind, and biomass
  • Getting it right the first time (to save time and prevent recycle)
  • Global presence in the US, Switzerland, Africa, India, and Hong Kong
Closing Experience

  • Total closing experience of $125.4 billion
  • Project experience across regions, sectors, and roles
  • $35.9 billion of total in renewable energy

   Past Performances

  • Team members have closed pioneering, first-of-a-kind project finance deals
  • Projects span the globe, including projects in China, Cote d’Ivorie, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Pakistan, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela
  • Experience working with the majors
    • Employed by major industrial companies (ABB, First Energy, TXU, Entergy)
    • Employed by major financial institutions (UBS, Chase, ABN Amro, GE Capital)
    • Consultants to US Department of Energy, US Treasury, Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of State, US Department of Agriculture, World Bank

Get in touch

Whether you just want to give us a shout or are looking for support on a project, feel free to email us & we’ll get in touch with you.

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