Public Power & Utilities

Our Public Power & Utilities Group works nationally with municipally and investor-owned electric utilities, electric cooperatives, water and sewer authorities and state revolving funds. We provide our clients with an array of products and services including prepaid gas solutions, buyout options from Rural Utilities Services (RUS) debt, rate payer models, securitization and Green Bonds.

Areas of Expertise

Our Public Power & Utilities Group (PPUG) includes senior utility professionals with extensive banking, credit and utility backgrounds, making our dedicated banking team among the most experienced in the industry. PPUG’s team is regularly called upon to work with issuers on modernizing bond indentures, developing rating agency strategies, addressing regulatory issues such as the Clean Power Plan, and hosting conferences on industry developments such as Green Bonds. In addition, we played a significant role in developing the industry’s most sophisticated and innovative structures for prepaid gas and municipal securitization transactions.


    Pollution Control Revenue Bonds


    Electric Cooperatives


    Pre-paid Gas Transactions


    Joint Action Agencies


    State Revolving Funds


    Project Finance

Public Power

Since the inception of our Public Power Group, we have committed the necessary resources to become a leader in the public power industry. In addition to our investment banking and underwriting capabilities, we provide hedging products, lending products, prepaid gas and electricity structures, and renewable energy solutions.

Water / Wastewater

As one of the nation’s most active underwriters of water, wastewater credits and state revolving fund credits, our banking and underwriting teams in a strong position to serve as an effective and strategic senior manager to any client in need of water/sewer or utilities expertise.

Recent Transactions

Our Team

Tim Williams

Managing Director & Sector Head


Paul W. Neuhedel

Managing Director


Christine Pihl

Managing Director


Greg Dawley

Managing Director