David Dubin has been an investment banker for thirty years. His practice has focused on energy and project finance, and on raising equity and finding acquisitions for middle-market companies.
In the mid-market sector, he has worked with clients engaged in data analytics, financial publishing, precision machining, biotechnology, medical devices, security technologies, luxury consumer goods, organic food production, and food service.
In energy and project finance, he has executed public debt offerings and equity financings for both corporate and government enterprises; managed tender offers for utility companies; advised on the acquisition of fossil-fuel and green energy projects; managed the restructuring of project financings in default; evaluated energy properties for sale; provided expert witness testimony in power contract litigation and in tax proceedings; advised the national electric utility in Israel and a multinational rail consortium in the Philippines; and was co-founder of a company engaged in the development of hydroelectric projects in the Pacific Northwest.
Mr. Dubin began his career with The First Boston Corporation. Later he headed the public and project finance departments at Dean Witter Reynolds (where he was elected to the firm’s Board of Directors), Wertheim & Co., Bear Stearns and Marsh & McLennan Securities. He managed the utility and project finance ratings group at Fitch Ratings. Until closure of the firm and the retirement of his partner in 2016, he was President of Achates Capital Advisors, a boutique investment banking firm.
Mr. Dubin earned a B.A. in economics, cum laude, from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, where he was awarded a Sidney J. Weinberg-Goldman Sachs Fellowship. He served in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer, and was chairman of the New York Grand Opera for twenty-six years.