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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.

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 numerous transactions providing M&A, capital market and strategic advice to state-owned, multinational and mid-cap energy companies. He has worked on landmark power 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 investment vehicle that was acquired by Man Group. In addition to investment origination and transaction execution he also undertook capital raising with the placement teams as a key man.

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.