Leonardo Hernandez


Meet Leonardo Hernandez

Leonardo Hernandez, Director at Marathon Capital, has over 15 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience focused on the energy sector and Latin America. Throughout his career, Mr. Hernandez has successfully completed M&A and financing transactions totaling over $18 billion in value.

Prior to 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’s noteworthy engagements include, but are not limited to, the following: 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 US$262 mm acquisition of Red de Energia del Peru’s assets for ISA.

Mr. Hernandez is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Society, 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, 63 and 79 licenses.