Inflation Reduction Act Focuses on Comprehensive Energy and Climate Policy

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

On August 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (the “Act”) was signed into law. This legislation is the most comprehensive energy and climate policy for the US, which includes $369 billion in funding and tax credits for climate and energy programs. For the renewables industry, the Act may as well be named the “Energy Economy Act.” The Act provides decade-long … Read More

Marc Hirshman, President Twain Financial Partners

A Note from Our President

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

Whether we read, watch and/or listen to the news, most of us would conclude that every company providing financing solutions is ready not just to give up its office space, but to shut down completely. While I’d be lying if I said we aren’t facing challenges like our peers, with deals struggling due to rate increases and their other capital … Read More

Football Hall of Fame Village Utilizes Ground Lease Financing

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In September 2022, Twain closed on $18 million in ground lease financing to fund the remaining construction costs and tenant improvements on a new, 73,603 square foot retail promenade in the heart of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio. The Hall of Fame Village is a mixed-use development designed to bring new life to Canton by … Read More

Twain Provides C-PACE Financing for Texas Performing Arts Campus

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

In September 2022, Twain provided $21 million of financing to The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, named after the legendary singer-songwriter, Buddy Holly. The 220,000 square-foot multi-purpose performing arts and education campus is located in downtown Lubbock, Texas, and is home to the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Lubbock, Lubbock Independent School District Fine Arts, and touring Broadway … Read More

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Spirit of St. Louis Fund Mid-Year Impact

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

The Spirit of St. Louis Fund continues to be active in the Midwest, with Fund I creating 335 jobs and supporting 245% average revenue growth at portfolio companies since inception. Due to the success of Fund I (2018 SBIC), Fund II (2021) was created and quickly filled in the Fall of 2021 to carry on the success of Fund I, … Read More

A Note from Our President

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

As we hit the halfway point of the year, we want to share Twain’s progress to date and give a glimpse of what we anticipate in the second half. Six months in, 2022 is on course to be a record year at Twain. Year-to-date, we have deployed $435 million in capital – which nearly equals our total for all of … Read More

Twain Provides $16.2 Million in HTC Equity to Transform Historic Building in Milwaukee, WI

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On June 1, 2022, Twain closed on $16.2MM in federal and state historic tax credit equity that will help transform the former Gimbels-Schuster’s Department Store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Twain also provided a $12 million HTC bridge loan. Upon completion of the renovation, the building will become the new home for the community facing division of the Medical College of Wisconsin … Read More

Twain Provides $11.9 Million in Total Financing for Solar Project in McFarland, CA

Haley Beth OrganUncategorized

On May 16, 2022, Twain closed on $5.1MM in construction debt, $4.8MM in permanent debt, and $2MM in federal renewable investment tax credit equity, the entire $11.9MM capital stack for the Cawelo project in McFarland, CA. The project is a 3.4MW DC solar project that will sell power to the Cawelo Water District and save them approximately $500,000 to $1,000,000 … Read More

Twain Financial Recognized as Top Workplace by St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Twain Financial has been recognized as one of the top places to work by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Twain finished second out of 102 companies in the small company category. In addition, Twain finished first among all companies – regardless of size – in the communication category, which recognizes companies where employees feel well-informed about important decisions. “The same qualities … Read More

Twain Commits $25 Million to Deploy Six Community Solar Projects in Maine

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Twain Financial Partners and UGE International Ltd. announce they have closed a project debt and tax equity facility to finance six community solar projects in Maine. The six projects range in size from 1.0MW DC to 3.0MW DC and participate in Maine’s community solar program. The first project is located in the Town of Norway, Maine and reached Notice to … Read More