Senior Managing Director, Head of Chicago & Co-Chair of D&I Committee
Meet Ari Pribadi
Ari Pribadi, Senior Managing Director & Head of Marathon Capital’s Chicago office, is a corporate finance, project finance, and M&A specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the power sector. At Marathon, Mr. Pribadi advises clients on M&A transactions, debt, equity, tax equity capital raise transactions, and strategic consulting engagements.
During his 15 years with Marathon, Mr. Pribadi has worked on more than 20 successful transactions including the sale of New Jersey Resources’ four operating wind farms to Skyline Renewables ($209 million), Innogy’s acquisition of EverPower’s development platform and 2GW of pipeline from Terra Firma, CMS Enterprises’ renewable market entry strategy, the capital raise for Landmark Infrastructure’s renewable assets ($200 million facility), the sale of Wind Capital Group’s 351 MW operating wind farms to Pattern Energy ($242 million), the sale of FirstWind to SunEdison ($2.4 billion), the preferred equity raise for Edison Mission Energy ($560 million), the sale of American Wind Capital Company’s lease assets to Hannon Armstrong ($107 million), the sale of Allco’s Alta 1,500MW wind development projects to Terra-Gen ($325 million), and the sale of Babcock & Brown’s development subsidiary to Riverstone to become Pattern Energy.
Before joining Marathon Capital, Mr. Pribadi held senior positions in power plant design engineering, project management, and project finance with ABB Power Generation and Alstom Power. During his association with ABB and Alstom, Mr. Pribadi led a design engineering group within the Power Generation Division, followed by a stint as a manager of a product management team for a large combined-cycle gas power plant.
Mr. Pribadi received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and his MBA with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago. Mr. Pribadi holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses.