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James Adams has two decades of conventional and alternative energy investment banking and infrastructure investment experience across EMEA and Asia with Lehman Brothers and Man Group.

Mr. Adams has completed transactions with a value of more than $20 billion in the energy sector.

James Adams has two decades of conventional and alternative energy investment banking and infrastructure investment experience across EMEA and Asia with Lehman Brothers and Man Group.

Mr. Adams has completed transactions with a value of more than $20 billion providing M&A, capital market, buyout, asset transaction, strategic and regulatory advice to state-owned, multinational and mid-cap energy companies. He has worked on landmark cross border utility sector transactions and has considerable experience of regulated and deregulated markets that extends to the telecom sector where he financed a high growth pan-European telecom services provider.

After Lehman Brothers James founded a $600 million alternative energy infrastructure fund that was acquired by Man Group where he was a key man and on the investment committee. In addition to investment origination and transaction execution he also undertook capital raising with the placement teams.

James has innovated solar sector transactions combining investment grade power consumers with leading global renewable energy developers and institutional pension investors and has led M&A transactions in the European market representing the interests of large multi-nationals, growth companies and private investors.

He graduated with a BA in Philosophy from London University.