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  • InterGen Relocates Staff, Exits Americas

    Jun 20, 2018 - Michael Turner

    Independent power producer InterGen is shifting its commercial and trading operations out of the U.S. after selling its Mexican generation assets.
  • PJ Solomon Adds Renewables M.D.

    Jun 20, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Peter J. Solomon Co. has appointed a managing director in New York to expand the firm’s renewables coverage.
  • Guggenheim Hires Long-time Citi Banker

    Jun 18, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Guggenheim Partners has hired a power and utilities investment banker who had been with Citi for almost eight years.
  • Q&A: Nick Knapp, CohnReznick Capital — Part I

    Jun 15, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Nick Knapp, who took over as president of CohnReznick Capital in January, discusses the latest changes at the firm and his outlook for project finance and M&A activity with PFR reporter Fotios Tsarouhis.
  • GE EFS Reshuffles Top Team, Announces Retirements

    Jun 14, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    GE Energy Financial Services has announced the retirement of two senior figures as the General Electric division looks to sell its loan book and private equity assets.
  • SMBC Appoints LatAm Head of Nat Resources Project Finance

    Jun 12, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. has hired a banker who was until recently a managing director at a French bank as executive director and head of natural resources project finance.
  • Oliveros Departs from SMBC

    Jun 11, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Ivan Oliveros left Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., where he was head of Latin America power and renewables, last week.
  • Obituary: Brian J. Daly, Mezzanine Lending Innovator

    Jun 06, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Brian Daly, a pioneer of mezzanine financing in the power sector, passed away on June 1. He was 53.
  • ING Opens West Coast Office

    Jun 05, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    ING Capital's Tom Cantello is relocating from New York to San Francisco to set up a new office for the Dutch bank.
  • CohnReznick Founder Reemerges at Infra-focused Firm

    Jun 05, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    The founder and former president of CohnReznick Capital has resurfaced in a new role at an investment bank that is preparing to staff up and expand its footprint in the U.S.
  • Energy Trio Exits RBC

    Jun 05, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Three energy-focused managing directors at RBC Capital Markets have departed the Canadian firm's New York office, PFR has learned.
  • Renewables Developer Hires Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec.

    Jun 05, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Lincoln Clean Energy has recruited a finance and corporate development professional who previously worked at Morgan Stanley and sat on the boards of wind platforms owned by the investment bank.
  • Tax Equity Attorney Joins Kirkland as Partner

    Jun 05, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A lawyer with expertise in renewable energy tax equity transactions has joined Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C.
  • CapDyn Hires Former GE EFS Originator

    Jun 04, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Swiss private equity firm Capital Dynamics has added to its recently formed infrastructure credit team with a former debt originator at GE Energy Financial Services.
  • PPL Lands C&I Platform Acquisition

    Jun 01, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Pennsylvania utility holding company PPL Corp. has acquired commercial and industrial-scale solar developer Safari Energy.
  • Finnish Firm Taps Texas Talent for U.S. Push

    May 31, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A Finnish company that recently entered the U.S. renewables market has appointed a former senior finance official at a Texas-based developer to oversee its North American business.
  • BNP Taps Brazil-based Banker for LatAm Investment Banking

    May 21, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    BNP Paribas has hired a São Paolo-based banker to head its Latin America energy and utilities investment banking coverage.
  • Private Placement Doyen to Retire

    May 21, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A managing director in U.S. private placements at a Canadian bank is retiring this month after a 30-year career in infrastructure and project finance.
  • ING hires LatAm Banker

    May 21, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    ING has hired a banker as a Latin America-focused director in its utilities, power and renewables group in New York.
  • ING Power, Utilities and Renewables Stalwart to Step Down

    May 18, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A managing director in ING's utilities, power and renewables group is set to retire after almost 25 years with the bank.
  • Seasoned Energy Lawyer Joins Boutique Investment Bank

    May 18, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A New York-based boutique investment bank has hired an attorney with decades of experience in power and transmission as a senior adviser.
  • Lindenberg, Codrington Promoted at MUFG

    May 16, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Erik Codrington has been promoted to head of Americas structured finance at MUFG, filling the role vacated by Jon Lindenberg, who has been elevated to head of the Japanese institution’s Americas investment banking group.
  • Citi Hires Commodity Finance Maven

    May 16, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Citi has hired a senior banker from a rival firm to lead its North American commodities-linked financing business, with a focus on energy.
  • CoBank Hires Former UniCredit Project Finance Banker

    May 14, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    CoBank has hired a senior banker who previously worked in project and commodity finance at UniCredit in New York.
  • Ex-Hannon Armstrong M.D. Heads to Resi Solar Shop

    May 14, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Christopher Smith, who was a managing director at sustainable infrastructure investor Hannon Armstrong until leaving the firm in April, has taken up a senior finance role at a residential solar company.
  • ECP Hires Ex-Oaktree Principal

    May 08, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A former principal at Oaktree Capital Management has joined Energy Capital Partners as a partner.
  • JP Morgan Head of Energy Tax Equity Retires

    May 03, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    JP Morgan's head of renewables tax equity, John Eber, is retiring after about 30 years at the bank and predecessor institutions.
  • SunPower Names New CFO

    May 03, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    SunPower Corp. is bringing on industry veteran Manavendra Sial, formerly of SunEdison and General Electric, as its new cfo.
  • CapDyn Hires for Infra Debt Team

    Apr 30, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A senior financier who recently left Ares Management's private credit team has surfaced at Swiss private equity firm Capital Dynamics after several months of talks.
  • 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.
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