Martin A. Torres, Managing Director, is Head of the Americas for the Renewable Power Group within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). Martin is responsible for originating investment opportunities, establishing industry partnerships, leading transaction executions and developing new investment strategies in the renewable power sector.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2016, Mr. Torres was a Managing Director and the Head of Renewable Power Project Financing at Morgan Stanley. In this role, Mr. Torres was responsible for Morgan Stanley's capital markets financing, principal lending and principal equity investing (tax equity) for renewable power projects. Mr. Torres was also responsible for actively managing Morgan Stanley's controlling interests in various renewable power project development and operating companies.
In addition to his experience and responsibilities in the renewable power sector, while at Morgan Stanley Mr. Torres also advised clients on capital structuring and raised capital for clients across the energy and infrastructure space more broadly.
Previously, Mr. Torres worked for Merrill Lynch and Citigroup in various structured finance and securitization businesses. Mr. Torres began his career in finance working for The Pullman Group, a boutique investment bank focused on entertainment royalty securitization.
Mr. Torres holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree (finance concentration) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from The Law School at the University of Pennsylvania.