NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank today announced that Gregory Hutton has joined its Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Finance (REIF)-Americas group, as an Executive Director and Senior Originator, based in New York. Hutton will be responsible for structuring, executing and monitoring project financings for the bank in the Americas region.
Before joining Rabobank, Hutton was a Vice President for Project Finance in the Power & Environment team at UniCredit Bank in New York, focusing on the North American renewable energy and conventional power sectors. Prior to that, he was Vice President in the Energy Group at HSH Nordbank in New York. From 2001 to 2008, Hutton worked at Dexia Credit Local in their New York project finance group. Hutton received a Master of International Affairs degree from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs in 2000.
"Greg's considerable experience in energy project finance will be a valuable asset as we continue to grow our business," said Thomas Emmons, Managing Director and Head of REIF in the Americas.
Since mid-2009, the REIF-Americas team has closed over 40 financings in the U.S. and Canada, acting typically as Lead Arranger. REIF Americas achievements include:
- #2 Mandated Lead Arranger, North American Renewables 2011 (Infrastructure Journal)
- North America Biomass Deal of the Year 2011 (Project Finance)
- Lead Arranger, Riverside Renewable Energy, the largest rooftop solar PV system in North America
Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, real estate, and renewable energy project financing. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank is one of the largest and safest banks in the world, with nearly $1 trillion in assets and operations in more than 40 countries, and ranks among the highest rated private banks by Standard & Poor's and Moody's. In North America, Rabobank is a premier bank to the food and agriculture industry and a leading financier of solar, wind, bioenergy, and energy infrastructure projects. www.Rabobank.com
Rabobank is a leading international partner in the renewable energy sector, providing in-depth knowledge and expertise as well as full arranging, underwriting and syndication capabilities. The Renewable Energy & Infrastructure Finance business specializes in non- and limited-recourse finance solutions in renewable energy, bio-energy and energy infrastructure projects.