Mar 4, 2019

Marathon Capital hires Geoff Paul as Managing Director, Head of Equity Capital Markets

CHICAGO, IL - Marathon Capital is pleased to announce that Geoff Paul has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of Equity Capital Markets. Mr. Paul will focus on building the firm’s equity capital markets capabilities, including both public and private equity placements, while enhancing the firm’s client coverage, advisory and product offerings. He will be based in New York.

Mr. Paul was most recently Managing Director, Head of Natural Resources Equity Capital Markets with Deutsche Bank where he focused on the origination and execution of equity offerings for Energy sector clients, including companies in the Oil & Gas, Midstream/ Infrastructure, Power & Utility and Alternative Energy sub-sectors. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he worked for 12 years at J.P. Morgan where he raised over $100 billion across 275+ transactions for Energy sector clients as Managing Director and Co-Head of Energy Equity Capital Markets. Mr. Paul has also held positions with Ford Motor Company and Morgan Stanley.

Mr. Paul has led some of the Natural Resources sector’s most significant equity offerings over the past decade, including the largest U.S. Natural Resources equity offering in history for Mosaic and the largest Exploration & Production IPO in history for Antero Resources. He has executed private placements across the Alternative Energy and Infrastructure sectors, including a tri-tranche public and private equity placement for Dominion Energy Midstream, a $580 million PIPE for Energy Transfer Equity and a $403 million pre-IPO private placement for TerraForm Global.

“The combination of the firm’s strong presence across power generation and transmission markets coupled with Geoff’s knowledge of equity capital markets provides Marathon Capital the opportunity to expand our services to meet our clients' needs. We are thrilled to have Geoff join the Marathon team and look forward to working with him closely.” – Ted Brandt, CEO of Marathon Capital

“I’m excited to partner with the team at Marathon to bring new equity capital markets opportunities to our clients,” Geoff commented. “This is an exciting time for power and the renewable energy sector in particular and there is a tremendous need for equity capital to help clients to grow their businesses and address the challenges presented by climate change. I look forward to leading that effort on their behalf.”