Neeraj Mital, Senior Managing Director at Evercore Partners Inc.,
Joins Astonfield Global Advisory Board
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- Astonfield Renewables is
pleased to announce the addition of Neeraj Mital to its Global
Advisory Board. Mital currently serves as Senior Managing Director of
Evercore Partners Inc., a New York-based global investment banking
advisory and investment management firm.
"Astonfield's founders have been visionaries in the global solar
industry, positioning India to become the largest solar market in the
world. It is a privilege to join their team and assist Astonfield in
its rapid growth," said Mital.
Mital has twenty-three years of experience in principal investing and
mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Evercore in 1998, he was a
Managing Director at The Blackstone Group. From 1989 through 1991,
Mital was with Salomon Brothers Inc. Prior to joining Salomon
Brothers, he was a CPA with Price Waterhouse. He received a B.S. in
Economics with Honors from The Wharton School at the University of
"We are thrilled to welcome Neeraj Mital to our Global Advisory
Board," said Sourabh Sen, Co-Chairman of Astonfield Renewables.
"Neeraj's deep understanding of capital markets and private equity
are an important addition to our financial team. His leadership will
play a key role in our financial strategy and fundraising efforts as
we make progress toward commissioning our first 100 MW of power in
India in 2013."
Mital joins Subimal Bhattacharjee, India's Country Head for General
Dynamics International Corporation, Viren Doshi, Senior Partner and
the Head of Global Energy, Chemicals and Utilities at Booz & Company,
Karlheinz Muhr, Chairman of Cenario Capital Management, a New
York-based asset and risk management firm focused on the
institutional marketplace and Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman of BDO
Consulting Pvt. Ltd., the Indian Member firm of the world's fifth
largest accountancy network, BDO International, on Astonfield's
Global Advisory Board.
About Astonfield Renewable Resources
Astonfield Renewable Resources
Ltd. is a leading provider of affordable renewable energy in emerging
markets. Astonfield develops, owns, and operates a rapidly growing
portfolio of utility-scale solar plants. Through strategic
partnerships with global technology and finance leaders, Astonfield
deploys the world's most advanced, proven renewable energy solutions
to power communities in India, Africa, and the Middle East. For more
information visit: http://www.astonfield.com/.
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