Beth Waters

Managing Director
MUFG – Project Finance, Americas

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Beth joined MUFG in 2008 and is a Managing Director and Deal Team Leader on the Bank’s Project Finance Team. She originates, structures, and negotiates transactions in the power sector (wind, solar, gas-fired, transmission, district energy (power, steam, chilled water), etc.). At MUFG, she has played a lead role in 95 project finance transactions, one of which won N American M&A Deal of the Year Award (2018), one of which won N American Energy Storage Deal of the Year Award (2018), two of which won N. American Solar Deal of the Year Awards (2015 and 2016), two which won Renewables Deal of the Year Awards (2009 and 2011) and one which won N. American Portfolio Power Deal of the Year Award (2013). Additionally, in 2010, she received MUFG’s President’s Award for her contribution to the bank’s success in the Americas. Beth was also recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) effective May 2019.

In her 11 years with MUFG, Beth has helped drive the origination and structuring of $31.4 billion in non-recourse debt, including the financing of nearly 21,895 MW of wind, solar, and gas-fired assets, as well as 320 miles in transmission lines, and $2.1B in acquisition financing of 51 project finance loans. She has over 20 years of experience in power and project finance and over 30 years in banking. Prior to joining MUFG, she was a senior deal originator with ANZ Bank (Co-Headed Power in the U.S. on the Relationship side), and prior to that she worked for Chemical Bank’s Middle Market division (now part of JP Morgan), having completed their Credit Training Program.

Beth has an MBA in Finance (with distinction) from Hofstra University and a BA in Economics (cum laude) from Stony Brook University. Beth holds her Series 24, Series 79 and Series 63.