Raymond S. Wood

Managing Director, Global Head of Power & Renewables
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ray serves as a Managing Director and Head of the Power, Utilities & Renewables Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 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 BAML liaison to Stanford’s Global Climate & Energy Policy Group.