Michael Bonsignore | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Michael Bonsignore

Partner Corporate & Finance


Michael Bonsignore
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Michael Bonsignore focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border clean energy, energy transition, infrastructure, and technology transactions.

He provides strategic, legal and commercial guidance to private equity and infrastructure funds, sponsors, developers, corporations and strategic investors in connection with their transactional activities, including M&A, dispositions, joint ventures, project financings, development, corporate governance and special situations.

Previously, Michael was director (corporate development and M&A) for two public U.S. renewable energy companies and their sponsor. In this role, Michael led international and domestic acquisition efforts for the companies.

Representative experience

Grenergy Renovables in its acquisition of all of the interests of solar developer Sofos Harbert Renewable Energy*

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company on the internalization of its external manager and related corporate matters*

JBIC on its acquisition of US$110 million of preferred shares in NuScale Power, LLC, manufacturer of SMRs, from Fluor Corporation via Japan NuScale Innovations LLC*

Grenergy Renovables in its initial acquisition of an 40% stake in Sofos Harbert Renewable Energy*

Capital Dynamics on the lift-out of certain of its US clean energy infrastructure funds and the spin-off sale of its solar and wind development and asset management company, CD Arevon USA, Inc.*

An international Direct-Air-Capture company on the development of its US hub and general corporate matters*

An infrastructure investment fund on services agreements relating to a joint venture in the US offshore wind sector*

An international offshore wind service provider on strategic considerations relating to the US market*

TotalEnergies on the sale of its interests in various early-stage energy, technology and infrastructure companies*

NextEnergy Capital on the acquisition of 99% of the Class B membership interests in Recurrent Energy’s 102 MWp NC 102 solar project*

Sammons Renewable Energy on the acquisition of the 238 MW Rio Bravo wind project from Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC*

Sammons Renewable Energy on the acquisition of a 194 MW portfolio of solar power plants from Heelstone Energy*

Sammons Renewable Energy on the acquisition of the 163 MW Midway Wind project from Apex Clean Energy*

SunPower its sale of three solar projects in California totaling 55 MW to Duke Energy its sale of 50 MW solar project in Nevada for US$105million*

An energy generation company in the sale of eleven hydroelectric power stations located in the eastern US*

Medical Enterprises Distribution, LLC and its shareholders on the sale of its surgical impactor technology business and related assets to Depuy Synthes Products, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson affiliate*

H.I.G. Bayside Capital with respect to the sale of its portfolio company, DiscoverReady, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management and legal consulting services*

American Zinc Recycling LLC on the cross-border sale of its subsidiary, Zochem Inc., to a strategic purchaser, Zinc Oxide LLC*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
  • B.A., Boston College, 2005
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia