CHICAGO, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Capital is pleased to announce that Robert "Bob" Simmons has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director. Mr. Simmons has previously held various positions in sell-side and buy-side capacities as an investment banker and principal investor in the electric power sector. Mr. Simmons was a Founding Partner and Executive Partner at Panda Power Funds, and held various roles including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Chief Compliance Officer and Member of the Investment and Valuation Committees. At Panda, he was responsible for raising $6 billion in total capital for Panda's most recent projects across PJM and ERCOT. He previously held positions as Managing Director with Deutsche Bank, and Vice President with Swiss Bank Corporation and Assistant VP at Citibank.
At Marathon Capital, Mr. Simmons will focus on delivering the company's suite of advisory products and services to owners and operators of power generation assets as well as expanding Marathon's business into infrastructure and other asset classes.
"We are extremely excited to have Bob join the Marathon team as a Senior Banker. He is perhaps the most talented financier of gas generation plants over the last several decades as both a senior banker and more recently as a financial sponsor. Bob will further strengthen Marathon's utility-scale power generation asset advisory capabilities beyond renewables into fossil-fueled generation and energy infrastructure assets." - Ted Brandt, CEO of Marathon Capital.
"Marathon's established and well-regarded advisory business in power, energy and infrastructure offers me the opportunity to focus my efforts on delivering solutions to an industry that I have been passionate about for over 30 years. I look forward to working together with Marathon's team and clients for the continued development of the global power business." – Bob Simmons
About Marathon Capital:
Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing financial advice in the areas of M&A, capital raising of debt and equity, project finance, tax equity, financial restructuring, recapitalization, bankruptcy and workout situations in the energy sector. Marathon Capital is a four-time recipient of the "Best Renewable Asset M&A Advisor" Award (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017), "Renewable Generating Project Finance Deal of the Year" Award (2016) and first-time recipient of the "Best Asset M&A Advisor (2017) in Power Finance & Risk's Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards. www.marathon-cap.com
For more information, please visit Marathon Capital's website or contact Bob Simmons at [email protected].
SOURCE Marathon Capital