Raymond W. Faricy, III

Partner

faricyr@ballardspahr.com
Tel 612.371.3507
Fax 612.371.3207
Minneapolis

Raymond Faricy assists privately held entities with virtually all aspects of business, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities; loan transactions, corporate governance, leasing, buying, and selling strategic assets, contract negotiation, manufacturing, distribution, and licensing.

Through nearly two decades of working closely with privately held businesses, Ray has developed processes that streamline common pursuits, such as raising capital for startup companies and strategic transactions.

Although he assists businesses in numerous industries, Ray has particular knowledge of and experience with wind power and solar power projects, working with developers and owners in all phases of development, including power-purchase agreements, interconnection, land rights, financing, and M&A transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted various wind energy clients in 2017 in the negotiation of power purchase agreements totaling more than 800 MWs, including numerous corporate PPAs
  • Assisted various wind and solar energy clients in project sales in recent years to NextEra, sPower, EDF, Pattern, Algonquin, Alterra, ACCIONA, Xcel, Westar, and others, for projects totaling in excess of 1,500 MWs
  • Assisted various wind and solar energy clients in project financing transactions, including sale-lease back transactions
  • Assisted various energy clients and contractors in negotiation of balance of plant/EPC contracts
  • Assisted solar energy clients on battery storage and solar facility projects
  • Counsel to provider of clinical trial patient recruitment services in its $87 million sale to private equity firm
  • Represented buyers and suppliers in wind turbine supply agreements and solar module supply agreements

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association 

Hennepin County Bar Association 

Ramsey County Bar Association 

American Health Lawyers Association

Awards and Recognitions

Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star , 2004, 2006-2008 

Community Activities 

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Corporate Law; Business Organizations; Buying/Selling Businesses), 2008-2015

William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., 1999, magna cum laude)

University of Minnesota (B.A., 1996)
Minnesota