Leonardo Hernandez


Meet Leonardo Hernandez

Leonardo Hernandez, Director, has over 15 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience focused on the energy sector and Latin America.

Before joining Marathon Capital, Mr. Hernandez was Managing Director with Pi Capital, Executive Director and Head of IBD Colombia for UBS, and Vice President with BBVA and Credit Suisse in New York. Mr. Hernandez has completed M&A and financing transactions totaling over $18 billion throughout his career.

Mr. Hernandez’s noteworthy engagements include financial advisor on the acquisition of a 40 MW solar project in Brazil, advisor to the Board of Directors of Pacific E&P on a $6.5 billion takeover offer, financial advisor to Ecopetrol on its $2.8 billion IPO, financial advisor to Covert Energy on its $650 million sale to Tenaska, financial advisor on FirstLight Power’s $1.9 billion sale to Engie, financial advisor to China Huaneng on the $1.2 billion acquisition of a 50% stake in Intergen, financial advisor on the $100 million IPO of Jinko Solar, lead arranger on Inkia Power’s $450 million bond offering, lead arranger on a $1.6 billion acquisition financing for Tenaska Power Fund, and financial advisor on the $262 million acquisition of Red de Energia del Peru’s assets for ISA.

Mr. Hernandez is a Beta Gamma Sigma Society member, holds a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, and received an MBA with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, and Business Law from New York University in New York. Mr. Hernandez holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses.