SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

September 21, 2009 04:45 ET

Imperial Capital Expands Clean Energy Practice With Robert Banack, Managing Director, Investment Banking

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - Imperial Capital announced that Robert Banack has joined the Firm as a Managing Director, Investment Banking in the Clean Energy Group, based out of Imperial's New York Office. Mr. Banack has over 10 years' experience in investment banking, institutional sales and trading, and the clean energy sector. Robert Banack will team with Eric Moxham, Managing Director, Investment Banking, to expand Imperial Capital's presence in the clean energy sector. Imperial Capital continues to grow strategically in all three of its divisions: investment banking, institutional sales and trading and institutional research. Imperial has over 160 employees in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.

Mr. Banack has significant experience in advising and financing clean energy companies across a variety of sectors, including geothermal, wind, solar, wave power technology and waste to energy companies. Transactions in which Mr. Banack has been involved include Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., U.S. Geothermal Inc., Altarock Energy and Finavera Renewables. Prior to Imperial Capital, Mr. Banack was Vice President, Investment Banking, at Dundee Securities Corporation, and previously Vice President, Institutional Sales. Previous to Dundee Securities, Mr. Banack was an Associate in the distressed bank loan trading group at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. Mr. Banack has an MBA from Schulich School of Business and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.

"Robert Banack's significant experience in the clean energy arena and key institutional investor relationships will broaden our clean energy practice. We are excited to have him as part of our Clean Energy team," said John E. Mack III, Managing Director and Co-Head of Investment Banking.

About Imperial Capital, LLC

Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. The firm currently employs over 160 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, M&A, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com.

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