People & Firms

  • Banker Heads to "Magic" Johnson's Infra Firm

    Apr 25, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A banker who recently left Credit Suisse’s power and utilities team has joined an infrastructure venture backed by businessman and former Los Angeles Lakers point guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr.
  • Créd Ag Banker Heads from Paris to New York to Take Americas Role

    Apr 24, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A Paris-based project finance banker at Crédit Agricole is set to move to the firm's New York office to replace its long-time head of North American energy and infrastructure.
  • Ex-Blackrock Official Joins Starwood

    Apr 23, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Starwood Energy Group Global has hired Phil Pletka, formerly a senior member of BlackRock’s energy and power team, as a managing director.
  • Banker Exits KfW in New York to Take London Job

    Apr 20, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A senior banker has left KfW IPEX-Bank’s New York office to take up a role at another German bank in London.
  • V.P. Departs Marubeni's New York Office

    Apr 20, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A vice president at Marubeni Power International has departed the Japanese sponsor’s New York office.
  • M.D. Exits Hannon Armstrong

    Apr 16, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A managing director has departed infrastructure firm Hannon Armstrong.
  • Mosaic Prices Solar Securitization as Capital Markets Head Departs

    Apr 12, 2018 - Max Adams

    Residential solar finance company Mosaic has priced its first securitization of 2018 this week. The offering follows the recent departure of the firm's head of capital markets.
  • UBS Asset Management Taps Macquarie M.D. as Head of Infra

    Apr 11, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Perry Offutt will join UBS Asset Management's real estate & private markets platform as head of infrastructure Americas in June.
  • Platts Vegas 2018: No Let Up in Competition for P.F. Deals

    Apr 11, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    While margins on U.S. project finance loans continue to be squeezed, lenders are still looking to enter or return to the market, given a lack of alternatives elsewhere, deal watchers told PFR on the sidelines of the Platts Global Power Markets conference in Las Vegas this week.
  • Winston Strawn Adds Projects Partner in New York

    Apr 09, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Winston & Strawn has added a project finance and mergers and acquisitions attorney as a partner in its New York office.
  • Silicon Valley Bank Hires Project Finance Vet

    Apr 06, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Silicon Valley Bank has hired a former Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria head of structured and project finance as managing director as the Californian bank builds up its presence, including in New York.
  • BayernLB Tops Up Project Finance Team with Senior Hire

    Apr 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Bayerische Landesbank has hired a project finance director for its New York office, restoring the team to full strength following departures last year.
  • Mizuho Hires P.F. Director

    Mar 29, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Mizuho has added a director to its Americas project finance team in New York.
  • Senior Figure Departs Ares Credit Group

    Mar 29, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A senior financier who spearheaded private credit in the power sector at Ares Management in New York has left the firm.
  • Ares-EIF Vet Heads to Paris-based Infra Fund

    Mar 28, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A European infrastructure investment firm has tapped a former Ares-EIF partner to join its New York office as managing director.
  • Former Capstone Exec Joins Growing Firm

    Mar 28, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Jack Bittan, who led Capstone Infrastructure Corp.’s power business as ceo of Capstone Power Development Corp. for several years, has surfaced at another Canadian infrastructure investment firm.
  • Indian EPC Sets Sights on "Crowded" U.S. Market

    Mar 28, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Indian engineering procurement and construction company Sterling and Wilson has begun a major push into the U.S. market, which the company's ceo, Bikesh Ogra, acknowledged as "fiercely mature and crowded" in a recent interview with PFR.
  • Troutman Reels In Hydro Specialist

    Mar 22, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Troutman Sanders has hired a former Van Ness Feldman lawyer who specializes in hydro regulation as a partner in its Washington, D.C., office.
  • Project Finance Lawyer Joins Baker McKenzie

    Mar 22, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Baker McKenzie has hired Emeka Chinwuba as a partner in its New York office. He joins from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he spent three years as counsel.
  • Spark Energy Acquires Retail Marketing Business

    Mar 20, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Spark Energy and its chairman have acquired a New York-based retail energy marketer with operations in several states located throughout the Northeastern and Midwestern U.S.
  • Bracewell Hires Project Finance Attorneys from Pillsbury

    Mar 19, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Two project finance attorneys who previously worked at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman have joined Bracewell as partners in New York.
  • CIBC Picks Up Former Goldman M.D.

    Mar 13, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has hired an investment banker who previously spent seven years at Goldman Sachs to cover the electric utility sector from New York.
  • ICBC Hires WestLB Veteran

    Mar 12, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has hired an experienced risk management professional to oversee its project finance loan portfolio.
  • Former Calpine Official Heads to Talen

    Mar 12, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Stacey L. Peterson will join Talen Energy Corp. as vice and treasurer on April 16 from Calpine Corp. where she served vice president finance and treasurer.
  • Japanese Firm Hires Ex-CIBC Banker in New York

    Mar 09, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A former Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce project finance and infrastructure banker has taken up a new position at a Japanese bank in New York.
  • Hydro Developer Rye Appoints New CEO

    Mar 07, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Rye Development, which owns hydro assets in several U.S. states, has appointed a new chief executive.
  • P.E. Firm Buys Transmission Contractor from Exelon

    Mar 06, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    An investor group led by private equity firm Bernhard Capital Partners Management has purchased transmission business W.A. Chester from Exelon Corp.
  • Mitsubishi's Diamond to Buy NRG Trading Platform

    Mar 05, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Diamond Generating Corp. has agreed to purchase Boston Energy Trading and Marketing from NRG Energy in a $70 million deal.
  • Marathon Hires Rothschild Veteran

    Mar 01, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    After two decades at Rothschild & Co., a senior investment banker has joined Marathon Capital as a managing director in its New York office.
  • Macquarie Anoints North America Clean Energy Chief

    Mar 01, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A managing director at Macquarie Capital has moved from London to New York to take up the position of head of clean energy in North America.
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