Lightyear the latest PE firm to eye financial services sector
December 22, 2016
Lightyear Capital has completed a $95 million investment in Ygrene Energy Fund, a provider of financing for clean energy projects to residential and commercial clients. The fresh capital comes hot on the heels of a $30 million mezzanine investment from New Energy Capital Partners in November. To date, Ygrene has been approved to provide property-assessed clean energy financing in more than 300 municipalities across California, Florida, Georgia and Missouri.