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, focusing 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, advising 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.