Deen Solebo “(Deen”) is Principal and CFO at Elektron Energy. Prior to joining Elektron, Deen was Head of Corporate Finance at Oando Plc, where he led all capital raising and M&A activities for the group. Prior to Oando, Deen was a founding partner and Managing Director at Yellowtree Partners. In his role, Deen led origination of development projects in energy and infrastructure in West and East-Central Africa. Prior to Yellowtree, Deen was a Director of Global Energy Structured Finance at WestLB AG, where he advised energy-focused private equity firms, energy project developers, utilities and IPPs on project and leverage finance. Deen’s energy infrastructure financing expertise includes conventional power generation, renewables, electric transmission, mid-stream oil and gas projects.
Prior to WestLB, Deen worked at Rothschild Inc., in the Restructuring Advisory business, wherein among other roles; he helped advise on the successful reorganization of United Airlines Inc. (then the 8th largest bankruptcy in U.S. history). Prior to Rothschild, Deen was a banker at Goldman Sachs and Giuliani Capital.
Yale University (MBA), American University (Bachelors)