Meet Mark McDonald
Mark McDonald, Director, is responsible for originating and executing M&A and equity capital raise engagements in the clean energy, sustainable technologies and infrastructure markets with a focus on electrified transportation and core renewables.
Mr. McDonald advised on many transformative transactions such as EV Connect’s Series C capital raise, John Hancock’s $400M investment in Silicon Ranch, the sale of BayWa’s utility-scale solar and storage projects in ERCOT and LS Power’s acquisition of EVgo.
Prior to Marathon, Mr. McDonald was at Invenergy where he focused on M&A and corporate finance including raising equity for a 160 MW solar project in Georgia, raising a corporate debt facility for Volta Charging, selling four wind farms totaling 201 MW in Quebec, structuring a joint venture to repower two 150 MW Texas wind farms, selling a 70 MW wind farm in Scotland and raising preferred equity to finance a 1,485 MW natural gas-fired plant in PJM. Prior to Invenergy, Mr. McDonald spent two years at Robert W. Baird, a leading middle-market investment bank, and four years at GE Energy where he advised clients on power system design and renewable energy integration challenges.
Mr. McDonald holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Mr. McDonald holds his Series 63 and 79 licenses.