People & Firms

  • Canada Infra Vet Joins Boralex

    Dec 12, 2018 - Ila Patel

    Bruno Guilmette is to join renewable energy power company Boralex in Canada as vice president and cfo.
  • BNP's Advani Appointed to Coverage Leadership Role

    Dec 11, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    BNP Paribas managing director Ravina Advani has been appointed head of energy, natural resources and renewables in the firm's coverage division.
  • Project Finance Director Leaves Developer

    Dec 10, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    The head of structured finance at the solar project development arm of an Asian company has left the firm as it scales back its operations in the U.S.
  • Tax Equity Leader Departs Bank for Private Equity Firm

    Dec 06, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    The head of a tax equity investment team at a financial institution is leaving to set up a renewable energy platform at a New York-based private equity firm.
  • Investec Poaches Cred Ag’s Petit

    Dec 06, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Frederic Petit has resigned from his position as director in the New York project finance team of Crédit Agricole to join Investec’s growing line-up.
  • Starwood Appoints Chief of Infra, Energy Lending

    Dec 05, 2018 - Ila Patel

    Starwood Capital Group has hired Armin Rothauser to head up the firm's recently established transport, infrastructure and energy lending arm.
  • Ex-BBVA Banker Rejoins Fox at SVB

    Dec 04, 2018 - Staff Writer

    Silicon Valley Bank has appointed Ines Serrao as a vice president in its project finance team in New York, where she will report to her former boss from her time at BBVA, Kerri Fox, as well as Bret Turner.
  • Boston Firm Adds Wind Expertise

    Dec 03, 2018 - Richard Metcalf, Taryana Odayar

    Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen is expanding its solar energy practice, having hired an attorney who once worked in-house at a Massachusetts wind turbine start-up.
  • Lightsource Sets Sights on Brazil

    Dec 03, 2018 - Juliana Ennes

    Renewables developer Lightsource BP has announced its intent to develop a presence in Brazil, following recent announcements of expansions within Europe.
  • Double Departure from SocGen

    Nov 28, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Two junior members of Société Générale's New York-based energy project finance team have left the firm in recent months, PFR has learned.
  • Investec Adds to N.Y. Power & Infra Team

    Nov 28, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Investec has grown its New York power and infrastructure finance team with the hire of a project finance banker from Société Générale.
  • Banker Exits CBA Amid Cuts, Lands at NAB

    Nov 20, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A New York-based infrastructure and utilities coverage banker has left Commonwealth Bank of Australia, which is downsizing its global banking and markets division, to take up a new role at National Australia Bank.
  • TransAlta Taps Engie Exec to Replace CFO

    Nov 13, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    TransAlta Corp. is bringing on a seasoned Engie executive as cfo, six months after the previous holder of the position, Donald Tremblay, left the company.
  • Rebranded Infra Firm Grows New York Debt Team

    Nov 08, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Investment firm Vantage Infrastructure, which was known as Hastings Funds Management until a rebrand earlier this year, recently added to its debt team in New York as it seeks to capitalize on opportunities in the U.S.
  • Midterms: Power Entrepreneur Heads to Congress

    Nov 07, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Sean Casten, co-founder and former ceo of Recycled Energy Development, won the race to represent Illinois’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in the midterm elections on Nov. 6.
  • CapDyn Adds to New York Team

    Nov 02, 2018 - Ila Patel

    Tiago Sabino Dias has joined Capital Dynamics’ clean energy infrastructure business as vice president, based in New York.
  • Director Departs Barclays New York Private Placement Desk

    Nov 02, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Christoper Jordan has left his position as director of US private placements at Barclays in New York.
  • Investec Hires In-house Counsel for Power and Infra

    Nov 01, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Investec has hired an attorney who previously worked in the project finance group at a major law firm in New York to advise its power and infrastructure team.
  • GE EFS Stalwart Retires

    Oct 31, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A managing director at GE Energy Financial Services has stepped down after a 40-year career in finance.
  • Southern Co. Green Bond Pioneer Heads to BNP

    Oct 30, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Steven Nichols, who handled Southern Company’s groundbreaking entry into the green bond market in 2015 as capital markets manager, has joined BNP Paribas’s sustainable finance team in New York.
  • Regions Hires from Wells for Capital Markets Push

    Oct 25, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Regions Bank has hired a senior investment banker who previously worked at Wells Fargo as it expands its capital markets offering for midstream energy and power clients.
  • NAB’s Pucius Returns Down Under

    Oct 22, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Nick Pucius, one of the trio of bankers that established National Australia Bank’s New York energy and infrastructure team in 2015, has returned to Melbourne.
  • Direct Energy to Acquire Texas-based Retail Biz

    Oct 18, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Direct Energy Business has agreed to acquire a retail electricity business that serves commercial and industrial customers in the ERCOT and PJM Interconnection markets.
  • Prudential Capital Opens Mexico Office

    Oct 17, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Prudential Capital Group has opened an office in Mexico City to underpin its investment strategy in Latin America, including in power and energy infrastructure project finance.
  • Renewables-focused Advisory Shop Taps Developer Talent

    Oct 10, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A financial advisory firm specializing in renewables has hired a former project finance manager at a West Coast-based developer.
  • European Firm Hires Ex-EverPower Execs for North America Push

    Oct 08, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Renewables-focused investment and asset management firm Exus Management Partners is establishing a presence in North America with three former EverPower Wind executives who joined this year.
  • Murray Quits Apollo

    Oct 05, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Infrastructure credit doyen Thomas Murray resigned from Apollo Global Management in September, PFR has learned.
  • Jefferies Investment Banking Team Takes Shape

    Oct 04, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Several former Morgan Stanley power and utilities bankers have completed their move to Jefferies.
  • DESRI Fills C-suite Positions

    Oct 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments, the private equity arm of hedge fund D.E. Shaw, has made two c-suite appointments in the past two months.
  • J.P. Morgan Investment Banker Moves Shop

    Oct 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    An executive director in J.P. Morgan’s energy investment banking group moved to a European bank last month.
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