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Senior Vice-President, Latin America Energy Principal Investments

Apply now Job no: MacCap-936782
Work type: Full time
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Infrastructure & Energy
Location: New York
Recruiter: Jean-Philippe Graff

As a Senior Vice-President in the Latin America Energy Principal Investments team, you will be at the forefront of making investments, directly from Macquarie’s balance sheet, in greenfield and brownfield energy projects with equity tickets ranging from $5m to $500m. We provide a full range of solutions to projects and developers, including development and construction equity, restructuring capital, debt arranging as well as hybrid solutions.

Our team is noted in the market as the lead sponsor of structuring high profile complex energy transactions. Recent examples include the restructuring, acquisition and construction of a +900MW CCGT power plant in Mexico, a transaction that has been recognized with nine awards by the Infrastructure community, including: LatAm Deal of the Year (IJGlobal), LatAm Power Deal of the Year (IJGlobal), LatAm Project Finance Deal of the Year (PFIE) or LatAm Private Equity Deal of the Year over $500m (M&A Advisor). Read more on the deal here. 

Based in our New York office, you will be responsible for the managing the transaction through the full life-cycle: from sourcing, financial modeling, due-diligence, structuring, development, financing and executing investments.

In addition to sourcing your own transactions, you will lead the team which analyzes and structures the transaction, be the lead in negotiations with external parties (developers, off-takers, engineering, procurement and construction contracts contractors, equipment manufacturers, operation & maintenance providers, investors, lenders, developers and government stakeholders) and present the investment rationale to internal investment and risk committees.

Once the investment has been made, you will be responsible for overseeing the asset, through construction, start of operations and eventual divestment; working with various internal teams (asset delivery, asset management, accounting, etc.) and external advisors as well as representing Macquarie on the asset-level Board in order to ensure the proper completion of the project.

Along with your relevant Master’s degree, you will bring to bear your 10-12 years’ of experience in energy investments in LatAm, having negotiated and documented a myriad of project documents such as acquisition documents, off-take agreements, engineering, procurement and construction contracts, operation & maintenance agreements, shareholder agreements and project financing documents.

Your understanding of project development and construction will be instrumental in this role in addition to your knowledge on how implement project financings. Familiarity and previous interactions with the various counterparties throughout LatAm such as developers, technical consultants, lawyers, engineering, procurement and construction contractors, equipment manufacturers throughout the region will be helpful in order to be successful in this role.

Fluency in English and Spanish, a master’s degree and prior experience in Energy investments in Latin America are requirements for this role. FINRA exams are also required or must be obtained within 6 months (SIE, S79, S63 as applicable). S24 is required for supervisory roles.

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Macquarie Capital combines grounded thinking with innovative approaches to develop transformative ideas and realize greater possibilities for ourselves, our clients and our partners.

We look beyond convention to connect our clients with ideas and opportunities others don’t see, while our global platform, specialized expertise and comprehensive services allow us to deliver what others can’t.

Our capabilities encompass corporate advisory and a full spectrum of capital solutions, including capital raising services from equity, debt and private capital markets and principal investments from Macquarie’s own balance sheet. These offerings are reinforced through our deep sector expertise in aerospace, defense and government services, consumer, gaming and leisure, financial institutions, infrastructure and energy, real estate, resources, services, telecommunications, media and technology sectors across the Americas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.


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