Nomura Greentech hires Komu Kumar as Managing Director

May 30, 2022 / Press Releases

Nomura Greentech is pleased to announce that Komu Kumar has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Komu will be based in the San Francisco office and focus on the renewable energy value chain, energy technology and low carbon infrastructure.

Nomura Greentech is a leading M&A and strategic advisor in the Sustainable Technology and Infrastructure sectors as demonstrated by its strong Client advisory and financing history and leading industry content generation.

Komu has spent over 14 years specializing in the renewable energy, cleantech and infrastructure sectors across investment banking, private equity and the public sector. Recently, Komu was at BofA Securities, Inc. and a member of the investment banking team covering renewable energy, cleantech, EV charging, and power and utilities. Prior to joining BofA Securities, Komu was a member of the Power, Utilities, Renewables and Infrastructure M&A group at Lazard. Komu has experience advising clients on public and private M&A transactions, SPACs, IPOs, private capital raises, restructuring mandates and other strategic assignments. Komu also worked in AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Equity team and with the Australian Federal Government, focusing on renewable energy and infrastructure.

Jeff McDermott, Global Co-Head of Investment Banking at Nomura and founder of Nomura Greentech said, “Renewable energy and green infrastructure are critical components of decarbonizing the planet and a huge growth area for Nomura Greentech. Komu is an exceptional banker with valuable experience across public and private markets. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Komu Kumar said, “I am excited to join the Nomura Greentech franchise. The firm has strong intellectual capital, a deep expertise in Sustainable Technology and Infrastructure sectors and an impressive roster of global professionals who focus exclusively on sustainability. With climate change being one of the biggest problems facing our generation, Nomura Greentech’s advisory and financing capabilities are well positioned to help clients achieve their objectives and goals in accelerating the energy-transition movement. I am thrilled to be part of this transformation and look forward to working with clients on their journey.”

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