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Ari Pribadi

Investment Banking

Ari Pribadi, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of the D&I Committee, and Head of Chicago, is based in Marathon Capital’s Chicago office. He is a corporate finance, project finance, and M&A specialist with more than 30 years of experience in the power sector. At Marathon Capital, Ari advises clients on energy transition advisory, M&A transactions, debt, equity, tax equity capital raise transactions, and strategic consulting engagements.

During his 20 years with Marathon Capital, Ari has worked on more than 30 successful transactions including advising TC Energy on its energy transition strategy and execution, advising Nestle in achieving full net-zero on its US scope 2 emissions, the sale of ib Vogt, which is the largest global independent utility-scale solar company, the sale of New Jersey Resources’ four operating wind farms to Skyline Renewables ($209 million), Innogy’s acquisition of EverPower’s development platform and 2GW of pipeline from Terra Firma, CMS Enterprises’ renewable market entry strategy, the capital raise for Landmark Infrastructure’s renewable assets ($200 million facility), the sale of Wind Capital Group’s 351 MW operating wind farms to Pattern Energy ($242 million), the sale of FirstWind to SunEdison ($2.4 billion), the preferred equity raise for Edison Mission Energy ($560 million), the sale of Allco’s Alta 1,500MW wind development projects to Terra-Gen ($325 million), and the sale of Babcock & Brown’s development subsidiary to Riverstone to become Pattern Energy.

Before joining Marathon Capital, Ari held senior positions in power plant design engineering, project management, and project finance with ABB Power Generation and Alstom Power. During his association with ABB and Alstom, Ari led a design engineering group within the Power Generation Division, followed by a stint as a manager of a product management team for a sizeable combined-cycle gas power plant.

Ari received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and his MBA with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago. Ari holds Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.