Corporate Advisory, M&A and Capital Raising Services. We provide bespoke advice and solutions for resource efficient, energy efficient, low carbon, sustainable, energy transition and climate tech clients.
We assist general partners (i.e. venture capital funds, private equity funds, infrastructure funds, hedge funds, etc.) with design, development and placement; we act as architects of capital raising plans for innovative fund vehicles focused on socially responsible investing (SRI), ethical investing, impact investing, renewable energy infrastructure, environmental, social, governance (ESG) and other mission driven investment themes.
We advise land owners, developers and independent, power producers (IPPs) on how to best structure domestic and overseas projects for commercial bank debt, bilateral and multilateral institutional support, equity fund investment and credit enhancement.
During his 20-year career in investment banking, GARY LADRIDO has worked on a range of corporate finance assignments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings (IPOs), and private financings both domestically and internationally. As Founder and Managing Partner of Sustainable Capital Markets, LLC, a leading strategy and financial advisory firm with an exclusive focus on sustainability, Gary leads all aspects of delivery of their specialized impact investment banking, advisory and consulting services. Gary was previously a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Renewable Advisors, LLC, focused on financial advisory, capital markets and cross-border transactions with leading global sponsors, developers, corporations, governments and institutions to structure and finance sustainable assets and services. Prior, Gary was a Vice President and member of Morgan Stanley’s Clean Energy Team where he advised private companies on raising capital, timing to IPO and associated valuation considerations. Gary has advised utilities, IPPs, land owners, developers, investors and lenders on complex infrastructure project development financings in solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, biomass/biofuels, water and waste treatment, smart grid, transportation, energy storage and agriculture. Gary has expertise in syndicating co-investments and arranging private placements of limited partnership interests with experienced and successful fund managers from global, institutional investors including pensions, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. Gary has executed equity/equity-linked transactions in excess of $7 billion. As a Management Consultant and Fellow of the Governance & Accountability Institute, Gary has deep domain expertise in corporate sustainability having advised Fortune Global 500 Companies and Governments on how climate change creates challenges but also opportunities to collaborate with stakeholders to develop creative, innovative, value-added, ideas necessary to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Gary earned a BS from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Gary is a registered securities professional and holds Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.