Apr 8, 2013

Marathon Capital Welcomes David Kirkpatrick To San Francisco

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 8, 2013) - Marathon Capital is pleased to announce the expansion of its San Francisco office and welcomes David Kirkpatrick as Director. Kirkpatrick will report to Terry Grant, Managing Director and head of Marathon Capital’s western activities and solar industry practice, expanding the firm’s relationships and overall energy and infrastructure coverage.

Kirkpatrick has worked as an executive in the energy arena for the last 15 years for companies including Ernst & Young, the Boston Consulting Group, General Electric, EDF-EN/enXco, Imperium, and NRG Solar. Kirkpatrick has led over $2.5 billion worth of transactions from company and project acquisitions, venture investments, energy sales, procurement deals, and EPC contracts in the wind, solar, and biofuels industries.

"We are excited to welcome David to the Marathon Capital team. His vast experience within the energy sector as an executive and dealmaker, within the broad renewable energy business, aligns with Marathon Capital’s core business of delivering experienced, senior level attention to all of our clients," says Terry Grant, Managing Director of Marathon Capital.

The San Francisco office is fully integrated with the firm’s Chicago area headquarters and will leverage Marathon Capital’s existing investment banking and financial advisory business, while reinforcing its presence in the global energy and infrastructure markets.

About Marathon Capital, LLC

Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on the global energy and infrastructure markets, with special expertise in the North American renewable energy industries. Marathon Capital is one of the most active advisors in the energy space, having successfully completed 16 client engagements in 2012 and over 70 client engagements in its 14 year history.