Ralph Fairbanks

Managing Director, Transaction Services, K&M Advisors LLC


Mr. Fairbanks, K&M’s Managing Director of Transaction Services, has over 24 years of experience providing commercial advisory and project finance services for power projects. He has led procurement and transaction advisory teams for 8 power projects, all of which reached financial close, totalling US$4 billion in new investment. He has also served as a project finance advisor for power projects and pioneered innovative financial arrangements to assist in raising US$2 billion in non-recourse debt and equity. Mr. Fairbanks is highly experienced in LNG-to-Power projects. He has led the K&M teams that advised developers, equity investors and lenders on three LNG-to-Power projects, including Old Harbour in Jamaica (190 MW), Energia del Pacifico in El Salvador (380 MW), and Octopus in Chile (600 MW). Mr. Fairbanks is highly experienced in managing procurement processes for power projects, including prequalification, drafting and issuing RFP, responding to bidder’s questions, proposal evaluation, award and negotiations. He has done this work for government utilities as well as for private developers.
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