Education
B.S., Loyola University
Professional Certification
CFA
        

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Frank Palladino

Managing Director

Frank is a Managing Director with CohnReznick Capital and is based in the New York office. He has 10+ years of experience in investment banking, project finance, M&A due diligence and strategy consulting. Frank primarily focuses on transaction management, including platform M&A opportunities, buy side assistance, asset and portfolio sales, and negotiating and structuring tax equity and debt project financing investments.

Since joining CohnReznick Capital in 2014, Frank has assisted clients in acquiring and financing over 2GW of power, including leading J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s $650 million strategic partnership with SunEdison in 2015.  Frank led the financing of Apex’s 217MW Cotton Plains Project, which included commercial negotiations and coordination with five financing counterparties. Recently, Frank has played a key role in advising on two major Renewable industry platform M&A transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side.  In addition, Frank has led numerous renewable energy M&A and financing transactions including utility scale wind and solar, and community and residential solar projects.

Before Joining CohnReznick Capital, Frank was a Director in KPMG’s Transactions and Restructuring practice in New York and San Francisco, where he provided buy-side and sell-side commercial and operational due diligence services on over 60 M&A transactions.  Frank advised both strategic and financial clients concentrating in the Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas, and Technology sectors. While at KPMG, Frank served as a global financial modeling instructor, leading trainings in the US, Brazil, and India. Frank also played a key role in establishing KPMG’s Strategy Consulting practice, which assists clients facing transaction related issues and varying business problems.

Frank earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Loyola University Maryland and is a CFA charter holder.