People & Firms

  • Ardian Americas Fund II Nears Launch

    Feb 14, 2020 - Viola Caon

    French asset manager Ardian is looking to formally launch its second generation Americas fund.
  • Projects Lawyer Joins Latham

    Feb 13, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Latham & Watkins has hired Christopher Dolan as counsel in its Washington, D.C. project finance group from DLA Piper.
  • Orrick Partner Promotions

    Feb 13, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Orrick announced its New Year partnership promotions on Feb. 6, with energy lawyers Louise Gibbons and Cory Lankford among those making the grade.
  • I Squared Names Three Partners

    Feb 12, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Infrastructure private equity firm I Squared Capital has named three new partners, in addition to three existing managing partners.
  • LS Power Puts Offshore Wind Veteran in Charge of Ravenswood

    Feb 11, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    LS Power has appointed Clinton Plummer—who was part of the team that developed the U.S.'s first commercial-scale offshore wind project—as CEO of the 2.2 GW Ravenswood Generating gas-fired project in Queens, N.Y.
  • Renewables Engineering Shop in North America Hiring Spree

    Feb 06, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Two hires at the beginning of this year capped off a wave of recruitment at renewable energy technical advisory firm Natural Power, as it grows its North American business.
  • Gas Marketer Brown Lands at Spire

    Feb 03, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Michael Brown, a gas market veteran who was most recently head of power and gas origination at Engie, has joined Missouri-based Spire as director of business development at its marketing arm, Spire Marketing, in Houston.
  • FirstEnergy to Start Brokerage

    Jan 29, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    FirstEnergy Corp. aims to break into the power brokerage business, as the reorganization of FirstEnergy Solutions, its generation subsidiary, prepares to exit bankruptcy with a new name.
  • CCA’s DiMarco Departs for Role at Asset Manager

    Jan 28, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    John DiMarco has left boutique investment bank CCA Group, where he was a managing director, to help build out the North American energy infrastructure business of an Australian asset manager.
  • Carlyle Forges Partnership with Solar Developer

    Jan 28, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    The Carlyle Group has partnered with developer Alchemy Renewable Energy to form Cardinal Renewables, a joint venture which will develop, acquire, finance and operate solar projects in the U.S.
  • Senior Changes at NY Green Bank

    Jan 24, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Nicholas Whitcombe, who founded the project finance team at NY Green Bank, left the renewables-focused lender at the end of last year with Kim Erle coming on board as a managing director shortly thereafter.
  • Cordelio Builds Up Executive Team

    Jan 24, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Canadian renewables developer and owner Cordelio Power has hired several high-level officials, including a new CEO, as it gears up for growth through co-development and acquisitions in North America.
  • Sharma Departs IFC

    Jan 24, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The IFC’s chief investment officer Arun Sharma has left the multilateral agency after 30 years.
  • NY Green Banks Adds M.D.

    Jan 23, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    NY Green Bank has brought in a former Deutsche Bank official and the state-owned lender is not done hiring yet.
  • Whitcombe Exits NY Green Bank

    Jan 22, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Nicholas Whitcombe, who founded the project finance team at New York Green Bank, left the renewables-focused lender at the end of last year.
  • SoftBank Grows U.S. Energy Team

    Jan 21, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Softbank subsidiary SB Energy has brought in a finance official in the U.S. from a solar developer, while also making several other hires on the project development side.
  • 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.
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