People & Firms

  • Google Strengthens Energy & Infra Team

    Jan 16, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Fresh from announcing an almost 1 GW renewables procurement last year, Google has hired in two additional contract structuring professionals to its energy and infrastructure team.
  • Fifth Third Adds Woo in Toronto

    Jan 14, 2020 - Elliot Hayes

    Michael Woo has joined Fifth Third Bank as principal of corporate banking in Toronto.
  • Law Firms Announce New Year Partner Promotions

    Jan 10, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    It’s the time of year when many of the big law firms announce their new partners. Here is a round-up of newly elevated lawyers working on power and renewable energy deals in North America.
  • Ex-Marathon Banker to Join Renewables Developer

    Jan 09, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Julian Kilcullen, a former investment banker who previously worked at Marathon Capital, has joined a renewable energy developer.
  • Loan Syndicator Departs Crédit Agricole

    Jan 09, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    A director in Crédit Agricole’s project finance loan syndications team has left the bank for a job at another project finance lender.
  • MoFo Project Finance Attorney Makes Partner

    Jan 09, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Morrison & Foerster’s Julia Balas, a member of the firm's project finance group, has made partner at the firm.
  • Credit Suisse Rebrands IB Team, Minus Radtke

    Jan 08, 2020 - Richard Metcalf, Shravan Bhat, Taryana Odayar

    Credit Suisse has rebranded its power and renewables investment banking group to reflect its expansion into infrastructure after the departure of co-head Chris Radtke.
  • LBBW Hires North America Project Finance Chief

    Jan 08, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Landesbank Baden-Württemberg has brought in a seasoned project financed pro to lead its lending efforts across North America.
  • New Year Heralds Changes at Ares

    Jan 08, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    There have been changes in the make-up of the senior team at Ares Management at the turn of the year, with one private equity executive leaving after 20 years as two other members of the group are promoted to the rank of managing director.
  • Norton Rose Project Finance Attorneys Make Partner

    Jan 08, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Project finance lawyers Caileen Kateri Gamache and Richard Susalka are among a slew of Norton Rose Fulbright attorneys who have made partner at the firm.
  • Project Finance Attorney Makes Partner at Akin Gump

    Jan 06, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Daniel Lynch, a project finance attorney who joined Akin Gump's Los Angeles office in 2016, is among a raft of lawyers to make partner at the firm on New Year's Day.
  • Macquarie Hires C&I Solar Pro from SunPower

    Jan 03, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Macquarie Capital has added to the commercial and industrial-scale solar-plus-storage expertise of its Green Investment Group in New York with the hiring of an originator from SunPower Corp.
  • PFR’s Most Read Stories of the Year

    Dec 24, 2019 - Power Finance & Risk

    As 2019 draws to a close, we took a look at the stories that captured the attention of PFR subscribers over the past 12 months.
  • Canadian Developer Gets Equity for Emerging Markets Efforts

    Dec 20, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Toronto-based renewable energy and transmission company JCM Power, which develops projects in emerging markets, closed a corporate equity raise from a group of development finance institutions this week.
  • Founding Principal to Exit Vineyard Wind

    Dec 19, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Erich Stephens, founding principal and chief development officer of Vineyard Wind, is leaving the offshore wind developer.
  • M&A Official Departs Origis

    Dec 19, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    An M&A official focusing on U.S. distributed generation has left Origis Energy after joining the developer earlier this year.
  • Skadden Lawyer Moves In-house at First Solar

    Dec 19, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    An energy and infrastructure attorney has left Skadden to take up a senior in-house legal role at First Solar, a long-time client of the firm.
  • ContourGlobal Boosts Renewables Team

    Dec 16, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    International power and renewables developer ContourGlobal has hired a V.P. to bolster its New York renewables group.
  • Nomura Boosts Advisory Firepower with Greentech Purchase

    Dec 11, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Nomura’s Americas investment banking division has agreed to acquire technology and infrastructure boutique Greentech Capital Advisors.
  • EnCap Grows Power Team

    Dec 10, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Private equity firm EnCap Investments has grown its power, grid infrastructure and energy storage-focused venture capital team with a new hire from across the Atlantic.
  • Asset Manager Departs Community Solar Shop

    Dec 09, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A member of Nautilus Solar Energy’s asset management team has left the firm for a new role.
  • Chilean Oil Company Acquires Stake in Battery Storage Startup

    Dec 06, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Spanish solar and wind battery storage startup Ampere Energy has secured the backing of Chilean oil company Copec as it looks to expand into Latin America.
  • Gerlach Heads to ContourGlobal

    Dec 04, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Chris Gerlach, who oversaw project finance at thermal solar developer SolarReserve for many years, has landed a new job in structured finance at international power and renewables developer and investor ContourGlobal.
  • Two Senior Bankers Resign from Natixis in New York

    Dec 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Jonathan Kim, managing director and head of global infrastructure and projects at Natixis, and Peter Lee, a director covering the Americas in the same group, have both resigned.
  • Fox Departs SVB for CFO Role in Canada

    Dec 03, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Kerri Fox has resigned from Silicon Valley Bank, where she was managing director and market manager for energy and resource innovaton project finance, to become CFO of a Canadian carbon capture technology company.
  • Invenergy Forges Colombia Partnership with EPM

    Dec 02, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Invenergy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Colombian utility and developer Empresas Publicas de Medellin to develop, build and operate wind and solar projects in the country.
  • EDPR Strengthens Offshore Wind Team

    Dec 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    EDP Renewables has brought in offshore wind expert Anne Marie McShea to bolster its U.S. business development division.
  • Senior LatAm Energy Banker Heads to Banobras

    Dec 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A senior energy financier recently left Bancomext to take up a similar role at Mexican state-owned development bank Banobras.
  • Cypress Creek — Where Are They Now? Part II

    Nov 26, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Following last week's report on the recent wave of start-ups founded by former Cypress Creek Renewables officials, here is a look at what some other former finance, origination and legal staffers at the developer are doing now.
  • Invenergy Finance Official Heads to Marathon

    Nov 26, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    A corporate finance official who previously worked at Invenergy has left the developer and taken up a role at boutique investment bank Marathon Capital in Chicago.
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