CHICAGO, Illinois (Jan. 10, 2012) – Bernays “Buz” Barclay has joined Marathon Capital as Managing Director based in the financial center of New York City. He will bring his vast industry expertise, knowledge base and experience gained as an energy transactional partner in U.S. and international law firms and as a former international commercial bank project financier, to build upon Marathon's established North American brand and successful track record, with augmented presence and capabilities to serve our clients headquartered in the Eastern Seaboard and abroad.
“Buz Barclay has the vision, resources, knowledge and a wealth of transactional expertise that will bring the kind of value and results to our energy and infrastructure clients that they have come to expect from Marathon, as we help solve their problems and capitalize on their opportunities. He is a leader and a team player who will build on the existing strengths of our national team while supporting our overall growth as a company,” said Ted Brandt, CEO of Marathon Capital, LLC.
Mr. Barclay has been a Partner with the law firms of Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Torys LLP, King & Spalding LLP, and Porter & Travers LLP, and was one of the founders of the energy industry practice of Chadbourne & Parke LLP. He was also Vice President and Senior Banker – Project Finance at Citibank N.A., for four years.
Mr. Barclay founded and chairs the Infocast Power Industry Deal Making Summit, a major conference of private equity, hedge funds, strategic investors, financiers, and leading players in the power generation industries. He also chairs the Infocast Projects and Money Conference in New Orleans, now in its fourth year as a leading indicator of the U.S. project business.
Mr. Barclay received his B.A. from University of Michigan, M.B.A. from Michigan State University and LL.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
About Marathon Capital
Marathon Capital is a leading investment bank focused on the global energy and infrastructure markets, with special expertise and a legacy of exceeding its clients’ expectations in the North American renewable energy industries. Marathon Capital has been one of the most active North American advisors in the power generation space, with execution of over twenty (20) transactions in the past three years.