Aug 20, 2012

Marathon Capital Announces Expansion And San Francisco Office Relocation

CHICAGO, IL — August 20, 2012 — Marathon Capital, an active investment banking and financial advisory firm in the North American power generation space, has relocated the company’s west coast office to One Market Place in the heart of San Francisco. The new office offers a premier location for clients and business partners alike as it situates Marathon Capital in the center of the Bay Area’s growing, renewable power community.

Marathon Capital also welcomes Ani Rouskova to the firm as Director based in Marathon Capital’s new San Francisco office. Prior to joining Marathon Capital, Ms. Rouskova was Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ global natural resources group where she focused on power, utilities, clean tech and renewable clients. The expanded San Francisco office will be fully integrated with the firm’s Chicago area headquarters and will leverage Marathon Capital’s existing investment banking and financial advisory business, while bolstering its presence in the global power and infrastructure markets.

Over the past seven years, Ms. Rouskova has worked on significant transactions with many power and gas utilities, clean tech and renewable energy companies, as well as leading energy-focused financial sponsors and venture capitalists.

“Ani brings a wealth of experience and relationships in the power space and joins Terry Grant, Managing Director and head of our solar practice, in our growing San Francisco office,” said Ted Brandt, CEO of Marathon Capital. “She will strengthen our existing businesses and enhance our coverage of North American sponsors and renewable developers.”

Ms. Rouskova received a B.A. in Business Administration with Honors from the University of Humberside, UK, and also an MBA with concentration in Finance from the Haas School of Business at The University of California at Berkeley. Ms. Rouskova holds her Series 7 license and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Marathon Capital, LLC is a leading investment bank focused on the global energy and infrastructure markets, with special expertise in the North American renewable energy industries. Marathon Capital has been one of the most active North American advisors in the power generation space with a particular emphasis on renewable power generation and development.

About Marathon Capital, LLC

Marathon Capital, LLC is a leading investment bank focused on the global energy and infrastructure markets, with special expertise and a legacy of exceeding its clients' expectations in the North American renewable energy industries. Marathon Capital has been one of the most active North American advisors in the power generation space, with execution of over thirty (30) transactions in the past three years.