David Watson, Senior Vice President

Mr. Watson has over 15 years of energy and project finance experience, focusing on originating, negotiating, closing, restructuring and monitoring debt financings. In three years, David closed more than 20 transactions with a total financing volume in excess of $2 billion and participated in the successful restructuring of more than $800 million in distressed debt and more than $20mm in incremental revenue for the Bank. David worked for Progress Energy where he structured and priced complex merchant power transactions, including full requirements power sales, heat rate call options and capacity sales. At Dresdner Bank, David structured, analyzed and managed project finance transactions in a wide range of sectors, including, telecom, energy, mining and industrial processing.