Howard Matz2017-05-04T19:50:07+00:00

HOWARD MATZ
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Howard Matz has more than 30 years of experience with energy and infrastructure projects. He structured and executed over $8 billion of acquisitions and transactions. His experience includes every major type of renewable energy and fossil fuel.

  • Managing Director, Fieldstone Capital Partners (financial advisory for energy and infrastructure)
  • Senior Vice President and Head of Debt and Capital Markets, Abatis Capital (private equity for energy and infrastructure)
  • Senior Vice President and Head of Project Finance, Covanta Energy Corporation (waste-to-energy developer)
  • Vice President of Project Finance, Sumitomo Bank
  • Vice President, First Southwest Company (financial advisory)

Firsts

  • Arranged the first financing of any privately-owned, baseload power project in Asia, with no sovereign guarantee
  • Arranged the first rated 144A non-recourse bond financing of an infrastructure project in an emerging market
  • Executed and syndicated the first term loan guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States

Awards

  • Independent Energy Magazine’s Deal of the Year Award
  • Asia Money’s Project Finance Deal of the Year Award
  • IFRAsia’s Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • Masters degree in building sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelors degree in architecture, Carnegie Mellon University
Project Development
PROJECT ACQUISITION
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT