Q-Cells SE (QCE) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile

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       Reference Code: GDAE11400D                                                                                                                     Publication Date: MAR 2013

      Company Overview                                                                                              Key Facts
      Q-Cells SE (Q-Cells) is a leading photovoltaics (PV) company, offering a wide range
                                                                                                                    Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Key Facts, 2011
      of photovoltaic solutions, from solar cells and modules to solar power plants. The
      company also develops new technologies for manufacturing solar modules. It has                                 Web Address                          www.q-cells.com
      developed a comprehensive portfolio of string ribbon technology; silicon based thin-
                                                                                                                     Revenue (US$ million)                                        1,575.28
      film technology; sadmium telluride thin-film technology; micromorph silicon thin-film
      technology; flexible thin-film technology; low-concentration solar technology, CIGS                            Number of Employees                                            2,541
      thin-film technology, and wafer based technologies.                                                            GlobalData

      Financial Deals Landscape
        Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013                     Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD
                                                                                            2013

                                                                                                            8                                     7




                                                                                             No. of Deals
                                                                                                            6                                             5
                                                                                                                                          4
                                                                                                            4          3                                           3
                                                                                                                                   2
                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                                                                              0
                                                                                                            0
                                                                                                                     2007        2008    2009    2010   2011      2012     YTD
                                                                                                                                                                           2013


         Note: Deals include all announced alternative energy deals from 2006               Note: Deals include all announced alternative energy deals from 2006
         onwards, GlobalData                                                                onwards, GlobalData


         Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2007 to                           Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2007 to
         YTD 2013                                                                           YTD 2013

                         25                                                                                 25
          No. of Deals




                                                                                             No. of Deals




                         20     23                                                                          20              23
                         15                                                                                                              13
                                                                                                            15
                                                                                                                                                  10
                         10                                                                                 10
                                         3
                         5                        1         0         0                                                                                       2           2
                                                                                                                5
                         0
                                                                                                                0
                              Europe   North    Asia-     Middle   South
                                                                                                                           Solar       Equipm Power Service              Solar
                                       Americ   Pacific    East     and
                                                                                                                            PV           ent  Genera   s                 CPV
                                         a                 and     Central
                                                                                                                                               tion
                                                          Africa   Americ
                                                                     a                                                                          Sectors

         Note: Deals include all announced alternative energy deals from 2006               Note: Deals include all announced alternative energy deals from 2006
         onwards, GlobalData                                                                onwards, GlobalData


        Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2007 to YTD 2013
        Year                                                       No. of Deals                                                                  Deal Value (US$ million)
        2007                                                                                                                  3                                                       687.31
        2008                                                                                                                  2                                                           NA
        2009                                                                                                                  4                                                        417.45
        2010                                                                                                                  7                                                        506.24
        2011                                                                                                                  5                                                         16.51
        2012                                                                                                                  3                                                        665.01
        YTD 2013                                                                                                             NA                                                           NA
        Note: Deals include all announced alternative energy deals from 2006 onwards, deal values included wherever disclosed, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013................................................................................................... 5
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 ................................................................................................... 6
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................................................... 7
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2007 to YTD 2013 ................................................................................................ 8
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2007 to YTD 2013 ................................................................................................ 9
       Q-Cells SE, Alternative Energy, Deal Details ................................................................................................................................... 11
          Venture Financing......................................................................................................................................................................... 11
             Solaria Raises $50 Million In Series C Financing Round .......................................................................................................... 11
          Private Equity................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Ventizz Capital Acquires 100% Interest In Sovello From Evergreen Solar, Q-Cells & REC ...................................................... 13
             Ventizz Capital Completes Acquisition Of Sovello, Solar Wafers Manufacturer, From Evergreen Solar, Q-Cells And
             Renewable Energy .................................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Good Energies Exits Its Stake In Renewable Energy................................................................................................................ 17
          Partnerships.................................................................................................................................................................................. 19
             ATS Automation Enters Into Joint Venture With Q-Cells ........................................................................................................... 19
             Q-Cells Forms Joint Venture With MEMC Electronic Materials ................................................................................................. 20
             Q-Cells Forms Joint Venture With LDK Solar............................................................................................................................ 21
             SunEdison Forms Partnership With Q-Cells ............................................................................................................................. 22
             Singulus Technologies And Q-Cells Form Partrnership ............................................................................................................ 23
          Equity Offering .............................................................................................................................................................................. 24
             Q-Cells Completes Rights Offering Of Shares For $177 Million ................................................................................................ 24
          Debt Offering ................................................................................................................................................................................ 25
             Q-Cells Completes Private Placement Of 6.75% Bonds Due 2015 For $179 Million ................................................................ 25
             Q-Cells Completes 5.75% Convertible Bond Offering For $341 Million..................................................................................... 26
             Q-Cells Completes Private Placement Of $637 Million ............................................................................................................. 27
          Asset Finance ............................................................................................................................................................................... 28
             Q-Cells Completes Project Financing For Two Solar Power Projects In Brandenburg, Germany ............................................. 28
             Luxcara Acquires Portfolio Of Solar Power Plants From Q-Cells In Germany .......................................................................... 29
             Blue Forrest Solar Completes Project Financing For Acquisition Of Finsterwalde II And III Solar PV Power Projects From Q-
             Cells .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 30
             MCG Management Acquires Zerbst II Solar PV Power Project In Germany From Q-Cells ....................................................... 32
             iGen Energy And Q-Cells Build Solar PV Project In Derbyshire, UK ......................................................................................... 33
             Boralex Completes Project Financing Of $16 Million For Avignonet-Lauragais Solar Power Project, France ........................... 34
             Nordcapital Acquires Strasskirchen Solar Park From Q-Cells................................................................................................... 36
             Q-Cells And MEMC Electronic Complete Project Financing Of $150 Million For Solar PV Plants, Germany............................ 37
          Acquisition .................................................................................................................................................................................... 39
             Hanwha Solar Completes Acquisition Of Q-Cells, Photovoltaic Solar Cell Manufacturer, For $400 Million .............................. 39
             Hanergy Holdings Completes Acquisition Of Solibro, Thin-Film Solar Panels Manufacturer, From Q-Cells ............................. 41
             Q-Cells Acquires Remaining 32.5% Joint Venture Interest In Solibro For $76.2 Million............................................................ 43
       Q-Cells SE - Key Competitors .......................................................................................................................................................... 44
       Key Employees .........................................................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Q-Cells SE (Q-Cells) is a leading photovoltaics (PV) company, offering a wide range of photovoltaic solutions, from solar cells and modules to solar power plants. The company also develops new technologies for manufacturing solar modules. It has developed a comprehensive portfolio of string ribbon technology; silicon based thin-film technology; sadmium telluride thin-film technology; micromorph silicon thin-film technology; flexible thin-film technology; low-concentration solar technology, CIGS thin-film technology, and wafer based technologies. The company is building its project business with Q-Cells International and supplying industrial customers with green electricity through Q-Cells Clean Sourcing. The company is headquartered in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany.
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