Under the leadership of its Hamburg partner Carsten Bartholl, international law firm Taylor Wessing advised the renewable asset manager CEE Group on another renewable energy transaction. The Hamburg-based CEE Group is further expanding its portfolio in the field of photovoltaics and as acquired a photovoltaic (PV) project in Brandenburg from project developer Chint Solar. he solar park is being built in the municipality of Stüdenitz Schönermark (Ostprignitz-Ruppin district), 85 kilometers northwest of Berlin. A PV project with around 130,000 solar modules and a total nominal output of 80.9 MWp is being built here on a total area of 77 hectares. Construction began in January 2024, with full commissioning expected at the end of the year. A guaranteed EEG remuneration with a term of 20 years has already been secured for 81 percent of the electricity produced from then on. With the newly acquired project, the CEE Group is not only expanding its portfolio in this region but is also completing the first transaction for the CEE Renewable Fund 8 (CEE RF8), which was only launched at the end of 2023.
The CEE Group is a Hamburg-based asset manager specializing in renewable energies. With a track record of more than 100 transactions in the renewable energy sector and a portfolio of around 2.6 billion euros in assets under management in Europe, CEE is a competent and reliable partner. The focus is on wind and solar energy. The CEE Group has 47 onshore wind farms with an installed capacity of 0.7 GW and 54 photovoltaic projects with 1.2 GWp. The total capacity thus amounts to more than 1.9 GW.
As an international company, the CEE Group offers its customers sustainable investment concepts with long-term return opportunities in the growth market for renewable energies. With its independently operating companies, the company offers a comprehensive range of services for projects in this segment. Investors are primarily institutional investors with a long-term interest in renewable energies.
Legal Advisors CEE Group
Taylor Wessing Germany:
lead Carsten Bartholl
(Corporate Energy), Jasmin Schlee
, Pauline Peters, Melissa Sophie Rinck
, Charlotte Zimmermann
(all Corporate Energy), Dr Markus Böhme, LL.M.
, Dr Christian Ertel
, Rebekka Ackermann
(all Energy Regulatory), Dieter Lang
, Kris Breudel, LL.M.
(both Public Law/Permitting), Hannes Tutt
, Galya Stareva
, Niels Heim
(all Commercial Real Estate), Julian Ludwig
(Tax), Dr Stefan Horn
, Lena Rindsfus
(both Competition Law), Dr Martin Knaup
, Christine Caroline Wienholt
(both Compliance), Kerstin Bär
CEE Group Inhouse
Frank Grafe (Chief Investment Officer), Franjo Salic (Head of M&A), Alexander Meyer (Investment Manager).