Managing Director, Co-Head Natural Resources
Bank of America
Ray serves as a Managing Director- Co-Head: Global Natural Resources Group at Bank of America. He leads coverage teams across the industry landscape of regulated utilities, independent power, clean energy and global manufacturing as well as private equity and infrastructure sponsors. Over Mr. Wood’s 26-year career, he has assisted clients on noteworthy strategic transactions and financings, a number of which have been named “Deal of the Year.” He has transaction expertise across the spectrum of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, leveraged finance, structured finance, commodities and privatizations.
Recent Transaction/sector focus includes:
- Utility M&A and strategic advisory
- Yield Co(s) (Public & Private)
- Distributed generation
- Development companies (Wind, Solar & Storage) capital formation & monetization
- Gas fired generation recapitalization & monetization
- Cross border M&A/flotations
He received an M.B.A. from the MIT, Sloan School of Management and a B.A. from Dartmouth College. He serves on the following Board of Directors: AWEA, ACORE, MIT Sustainability Initiative and MIT Sloan North America Advisory Board as well as a Bank of America liaison to Stanford’s Global Climate & Energy Policy Group.