Matthew Bodley

  • Joined ICA Partners in 2022
  • Over 5 years in project finance and investment experience in infrastructure and real assets, including toll roads, renewable energy, real estate and mining
  • Previously held positions at National Australia Bank, Atlas Arteria and Rand Merchant Bank in South Africa
  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences and Bachelor of Commerce from University of South Africa
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town

Recent Transactions

  • Advisory to NSW Government on the auction of the $1bn Waratah Super Battery.
  • Advisory to undisclosed consortium bidding for the rights to develop a 500MW wind farm in Australia
  • Advisory for the structuring, bid submission and project financing for a PPP housing development project in Australia

Other Notable Transactions

  • A$144m in construction finance for greenfield mixed use development in Australia
  • A$250m capital restructuring of Warnow Tunnel PPP in Germany
  • A$495m ASX equity raising for Atlas Arteria
  • A$60m in project financing for greenfield fertiliser plant in Nigeria

Rayleen Bougaard

Summary and Qualifications

  • Joined ICA Partners in 2022
  • Experience in office management and administration supporting all levels of staff
  • Experience in facilities management and assistance
  • Diploma in Drug and Alcohol, Community Services
  • Customer service experience in the Nuclear Health and Health Physics facility

Jon Bradfield

  • Experienced advisor across various sectors with a focus in recent years on the energy, infrastructure and resources sectors
  • Significant transactional experience both domestically and internationally across M&A, as well as debt and equity financing
  • Previously at CIBC and RBS (formerly ABN AMRO)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Sydney

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to Cbus Super on the acquisition of the Centinela Solar Farm (252MWDC) located in California USA, as well as a 30% interest in Arlington Valley Solar Energy II (175MWDC) located in Arizona USA
  • Advising HFI on the acquisition, project development and financing of the 162MWAC Columboola Solar Farm (QLD)
  • Sale of UBS’ 60% ownership interest in the 206MW Collgar Wind Farm to REST
  • Dutch Infrastructure Fund and Cbus Super’s investment into Bright Energy Investments including the acquisition and financing of the 180MW Warradarge Wind Farm
  • Greenfield project financing of ESCO’s 133MW Finley Solar Farm

Other Notable Transactions

  • First State Super’s acquisition of Land Property Information (NSW)
  • Viridian Power and Energy Holdings sale of majority stakes in Eco Wind Power and Viridian Resources Limited to AMP Capital
  • The Carlyle Group’s $2.9bn acquisition of Coates Hire and subsequent merger with National Hire

Harrison Calligeros

  • Joined ICA Partners in 2019
  • Experience in M&A and financing transactions across the Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources sectors
  • Completed an Electrical Engineering Honours thesis on the integration of emerging energy technologies
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (1st Class Honours), University of Sydney

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to RATCH on the acquisition of a 70% interest in Alinta Energy’s 214MW Yandin Wind Farm
  • Advisor to Iluka Resources on the A$1.25bn financing of the Eneabba Rare Earths Refinery (Phase 3) in Western Australia
  • Advisor to RES on the sale of the 245MW Avonlie Solar Farm to Iberdrola
  • Advisor to PYBAR on the sale of PYBAR Mining Services to Mastermyne
  • Advisor to Sibelco on their investment in Diatreme through a private placement and asset joint venture
  • Advisor to Geopacific on the financing of their Woodlark Project in PNG

Jacob Campbell

Jacob joined ICA Partners in 2023 as a Summer Intern before returning as a Graduate in 2024, with experience working on engagements across Renewables, Infrastructure, and Government sectors.

Prior to joining ICA, Jacob held a position as an Intern Analyst at Acova Capital. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Studies) from the University of Sydney.

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the purchase of Lotus Creek Wind Farm

Katrina Chan

  • Joined ICA Partners in 2022
  • Recipient of the 2022 ICA Partners Women in Banking Scholarship
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International) with majors in Finance and Financial Economics from the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
  • Previously held positions as an :
    • Intern at KPMG in Audit and Assurance
    • Intern at KPMG in Finance Strategy & Performance Consulting
  • Worked on engagements across Government, Infrastructure and Banking & Funds sectors

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to Pacific Partnerships for the refinance of Glenrowan Solar Farm (ongoing)
  • Advisor to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the purchase of Lotus Creek Wind Farm

Daniel Cochran

  • Joined ICA Partners in 2016, specialising in mining finance
  • Previously worked in China for 9 years, first for Dow Chemical and later for Rio Tinto, in business development roles
  • Previously a commercial lawyer at leading law firms in Australia and London
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Sydney and MBA, Columbia Business School
  • Speaks, reads and writes Mandarin Chinese fluently

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to Iluka Resources on the A$1.25bn financing of the Eneabba Rare Earths Refinery (Phase 3) in Western Australia
  • Advisor to Pembroke Resources on the debt financing of the Olive Downs Coking Coal Project in QLD
  • Advisor to Geopacific on the financing of the greenfield Woodlark Gold Project in PNG
  • Advisor to Diversified Minerals on the sale of the Dargues and Henty gold mines
  • Project financing of Diversified Minerals’ Dargues Gold Project in NSW
  • Explaurum’s defence in relation to Ramelius Resources’ takeover

Alistair Craib

  • Renewable energy sector specialist with in depth technical, operational and commercial experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (1st Class Hons) , University of Western Australia
  • Director of ICA Partners, the 200MW Columboola Solar Farm and the 70MW Woolsthorpe Wind Farm
  • Previously CEO of Collgar Wind Farm, Chair of ALTRAC Light Rail Pty Ltd (Sydney light rail) and Executive Director at UBS
  • Extensive experience across renewable energy including development, construction, operations, project financing and M&A
  • Led the development of Woolsthorpe wind farm and the development, construction and operations of the 206MW Collgar Wind Farm

Transactional experience

  • Establishment of a joint venture between FRV and Genesis Energy in New Zealand
  • Dutch Infrastructure Fund and CBUS Super Australia’s acquisition of the Synergy Renewable Vehicle (Bright Energy)
  • Sale of Canadian Solar’s Australian assets, 60% stake in the 206MW Collgar Wind Farm (UBS), 240MW Avonlie solar farm (RES), 90MW Emerald solar farm (RES),
  • Acquisition of Epuron (Ark), 49% of FRV Australia (OMERS), the 517MW John Laing wind portfolio (First Sentier), the 214MW Yandin wind farm (Ratch), 180MW Warradarge wind farm (DIF), 220MW Bungala solar farm
  • Project financing of the 400MW Western Downs solar farm, 226MW Collector Wind Farm, 180MW Coleambally Solar Farm, 128MW Numurkah solar farm, 90MW Emerald solar farm, 150MW Finley solar farm

Tristan Darwin

  • Experienced infrastructure and renewables advisor
  • Specialist skills in M&A advisory, debt structuring and negotiation
  • Strong buy-side and sell-side experience for the infrastructure, utilities and renewable energy sectors
  • Previously at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Hastings Infrastructure and Macquarie Group
  • Bachelor of Finance (Honours), Australian National University, ACT

Recent Transactions

  • Sale of UBS’ 60% ownership interest in 206MW Collgar Wind Farm to REST
  • Dutch Infrastructure Fund’s contemporaneous acquisition and sell down of Warradarge Wind Farm
  • Greenfield project financing of Neoen’s 180MW Coleambally Solar Farm and 128MW Numurkah Solar Farm
  • Sale of AGL Energy’s Active Stream smart metering business

Other Notable Transactions

  • Advisor to IFM Investors on the sale of Pacific Hydro
  • Anglo American’s exit of their Australian met and thermal coal assets
  • Execution of over 20 investments into infrastructure debt investments on behalf of Hastings’ managed funds and investment mandates

Mark Decker

  • Experienced infrastructure, energy and resources advisor (across renewable energy, social infrastructure and transport)
  • Specialises in unlisted acquisitions and divestments, PPPs and project finance
  • Previously Executive Director in the MUFG Advisory team, and Associate Director at Macquarie Capital
  • Bachelor of Economics, and Bachelor of Economics (Honours), University of Tasmania and Master of Applied Finance, Macquarie University

Recent Transactions

  • Advising First Sentier Investors on its acquisition of John Laing’s renewable energy portfolio (current)
  • Advised Neoen Australia on the project financing of its 400MW Western Downs Solar Farm
  • Advising Enerparc Australia on the sale of a portfolio of merchant solar farms (current)
  • Advised Spark Infrastructure on its 2020 corporate refinancing
  • Advised AGL on it’s acquisition of Perth Energy from Infratil (and minorities)

Other Notable Transactions

  • Acquisition by RATCH Australia of a 70% interest in Alinta Energy’s 214MW Yandin Wind Farm
  • Sale of Infratil and CSC’s 100% aggregate interest in the Australian National University’s Purpose Built Student Accommodation Portfolio to AMP Capital
  • Greenfield project financing of RATCH Australia’s 227MW Collector Wind Farm in Australia