PwC perspectives on delivery of an independent YieldCo business

April 2014
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PwC perspectives on delivery of an independent YieldCo business

At a glance

In this publication, we provide a roadmap for setting up a stand-alone business unit and launching a publicly traded YieldCo. We outline the phases and key steps, from designing the strategy and operational model to implementing, launching, and operating the new YieldCo.

Key activities to delivering a stand-alone YieldCo business:

  • Setting a strategy with well-defined objectives and measures of success
  • Designing a strong operating model, which includes business structure, processes, and systems
  • Implementing the model, which requires governance and organization structures as well as changes to processes and IT systems
  • Launching the YieldCo, including preparing an S-1 filing, evaluating IPO readiness, developing controls frameworks and services agreements
  • Operating with the goal of achieving predictable, profitable and growing returns, continual operational improvements. and asset optimization