Finance Specialists for the New Energy Economy


Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research Services.

Karbone’s primary mission is to facilitate and simplify the growth of renewable and traditional energy by enabling its adaptive team to deliver seamless solutions with the clients’ end goal in mind.

Finance Specialists for the New Energy Economy


Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research Services.

Karbone’s primary mission is to facilitate and simplify the growth of renewable and traditional energy by enabling its adaptive team to deliver seamless solutions with the clients’ end goal in mind.


Finance Specialists for the New Energy Economy

Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research Services.

Karbone’s primary mission is to facilitate and simplify the growth of renewable and traditional energy by enabling its adaptive team to deliver seamless solutions with the clients’ end goal in mind.

About Us


Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research services.

Over the past decade, Karbone has successfully helped its clients secure long-term revenue contracts, funding sources, and key analytical information to help them achieve their investment and trading goals. Karbone currently counts leading energy developers, large utilities, private equity investors and banks as its clients. Since its inception, the firm and its employees have been ranked first amongst its competitors by renowned trade publications.


About Us


Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research services.

Over the past decade, Karbone has successfully helped its clients secure long-term revenue contracts, funding sources, and key analytical information to help them achieve their investment and trading goals. Karbone currently counts leading energy developers, large utilities, private equity investors and banks as its clients. Since its inception, the firm and its employees have been ranked first amongst its competitors by renowned trade publications.


About Us


Karbone Inc. is a fully integrated financial services firm that specializes in renewable and traditional energy markets. The firm houses key strengths in Capital Advisory, Brokerage, and Research services.

Over the past decade, Karbone has successfully helped its clients secure long-term revenue contracts, funding sources, and key analytical information to help them achieve their investment and trading goals. Karbone currently counts leading energy developers, large utilities, private equity investors and banks as its clients. Since its inception, the firm and its employees have been ranked first amongst its competitors by renowned trade publications.

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Services


Brokerage Services

Brokerage for power and environmental asset classes.

Karbone’s Brokerage team sources and executes a variety of transactions, matching buyers and sellers, including utilities and investors with project developers. The team operates in primary and secondary renewable energy credits, capacity, power and corporate PPA markets.

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Services


Brokerage Services

Brokerage for power and environmental asset classes.

Karbone’s Brokerage team sources and executes a variety of transactions, matching buyers and sellers, including utilities and investors with project developers. The team operates in primary and secondary renewable energy credits, capacity, power and corporate PPA markets.

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Services


Brokerage Services

Brokerage for power and environmental asset classes.

Karbone’s Brokerage team sources and executes a variety of transactions, matching buyers and sellers, including utilities and investors with project developers. The team operates in primary and secondary renewable energy credits, capacity, power and corporate PPA markets.

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Capital Advisory


Solution-Focused Advisory services for renewable and traditional energy developers and investors.

Karbone’s Capital Advisory team provides M&A, strategic advisory and capital raising services and assistance across the energy and energy infrastructure landscape. The Karbone team provides sell-side and buy-side corporate and project M&A advisory services and helps clients secure equity, debt, tax equity, mezzanine debt and preferred equity capital. The team also runs processes for the full sale of portfolios and assets.

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Capital Advisory

Solution-focused capital advisory services for renewable and traditional energy developers and investors.

Karbone’s capital advisory team meets the needs of a variety of market participants seeking equity, debt, tax equity, mezzanine debt and preferred equity funding. The team also runs processes for the full sale of portfolios and assets.

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Market Research

In-Depth analysis of industry trends, supply/demand fundamentals, policy analysis, and custom research.

Karbone’s research team leverages the firm’s in-depth industry knowledge and daily market activity to provide daily pricing sheets in different renewable energy credit markets, analysis of regulations/market impact, and custom deep-dive research. Investors and market participants use Karbone’s proprietary research as a powerful tool to navigate trends and make smarter investment decisions.

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Market Research

In-depth analysis of industry trends, supply/demand fundamentals, policy analysis, and custom research.

Karbone’s research team leverages the firm’s in-depth industry knowledge and daily market activity to provide daily pricing sheets in different renewable energy credit markets, analysis of regulations/market impact, and custom deep-dive research. Investors and market participants use Karbone’s proprietary research as a powerful tool to navigate trends and make smarter investment decisions.

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Solution-focused capital advisory services for renewable and traditional energy developers and investors.

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Karbone Management Team


Izzet Bensusan
CEO & Founder & Partner

As the CEO, Izzet sets the strategy and path for success at Karbone. Izzet founded Karbone initially focused in the burgeoning carbon credit markets and grew the firm into a fully integrated energy financial services platform. In his current role, Izzet oversees Karbone’s capital advisory services. He also works with select large institutional clients to acquire utility scale assets, including solar and wind farms.

He currently serves as the group chair of Young President’s Organization’s renewable energy network where he regularly communicates with CEOs in charge of renewable energy firms globally.

Izzet holds an MBA from Columbia University as well as an MA/BA from Brandeis University in Economics and Finance. Izzet is an avid triathlete, cyclist and has a green thumb when it comes to bonsais.

Richard Weihe
Managing Director & Partner

Rich leads the brokerage services team and manages the growth strategies of new businesses. He launched Karbone’s key business platforms including the brokerage of renewable energy credits, power purchase agreements and capital advisory.

Rich is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University, teaching environmental markets.  He joined Karbone with extensive energy and environmental markets experience from RNK Capital post his tenure at AIG and Enron.

He holds an MBA from Northwestern University, a MS in Geosciences from Ohio State University and a BA from Denison University. Rich competes in century rides and is an avid reader of historical literature.

Jacques Pouhe
Director & Partner

Jacques Pouhe, a partner of Karbone, manages the coverage of renewable energy and environmental commodities for both primary and secondary markets. Jacques and his team structure and design long-term and short-term trading strategies for environmental markets.

Jacques previously served as a Vice President in Liquid Markets Financing Trading at Barclays Capital. Before Barclays he was a trader in the Securitized Products Division at Lehman Brothers.

Jacques holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and is sometimes referred to as “Baytown, TX’s Prodigal Son.”

Jonathan Burnston
Director & Partner

Jonathan Burnston, a partner of the firm, oversees the coverage of North American Power Commodities and Capacity. Jonathan has been pivotal in undertaking new initiatives at the firm to launch the carbon credit, biogas, research and ultimately the power desk.  In addition to his trading activities, he also provides analytical support to the firm’s research desk.

Prior to Karbone, Jonathan co-founded a project origination firm in the CDM Carbon market in China.

Jonathan holds a BA from Tufts University and a MA from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. An active Aikido student with a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo, Jonathan is perhaps best known as Karbone’s self-proclaimed Foosball Ninja.

David Barry
Director

Dave is responsible for transaction origination as the head of the Capital Advisory for Karbone. Dave has 8 years of investment banking experience as the former Energy Investment Banking Director at Credit Suisse, advising on over $10bn of M&A and financing transactions. Prior to Credit Suisse, he worked for Philadelphia Energy Solutions corporate development, Bank of America Energy Investment Banking, Rocky Mountain Institute, and EnerNOC.

Dave holds an MBA from Booth Business School and an AB from Harvard in Government. Dave is an adventure enthusiast and rock-climbs throughout the States.

Karbone Management Team


Izzet Bensusan
CEO & Founder & Partner

As the CEO, Izzet sets the strategy and path for success at Karbone. Izzet founded Karbone initially focused in the burgeoning carbon credit markets and grew the firm into a fully integrated energy financial services platform. In his current role, Izzet oversees Karbone’s capital advisory services. He also works with select large institutional clients to acquire utility scale assets, including solar and wind farms.

He currently serves as the group chair of Young President’s Organization’s renewable energy network where he regularly communicates with CEOs in charge of renewable energy firms globally.

Izzet holds an MBA from Columbia University as well as an MA/BA from Brandeis University in Economics and Finance. Izzet is an avid triathlete, cyclist and has a green thumb when it comes to bonsais.

Richard Weihe
Managing Director & Partner

Rich leads the brokerage services team and manages the growth strategies of new businesses. He launched Karbone’s key business platforms including the brokerage of renewable energy credits, power purchase agreements and capital advisory.

Rich is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University, teaching environmental markets.  He joined Karbone with extensive energy and environmental markets experience from RNK Capital post his tenure at AIG and Enron.

He holds an MBA from Northwestern University, a MS in Geosciences from Ohio State University and a BA from Denison University. Rich competes in century rides and is an avid reader of historical literature.

Jacques Pouhe
Director & Partner

Jacques Pouhe, a partner of Karbone, manages the coverage of renewable energy and environmental commodities for both primary and secondary markets. Jacques and his team structure and design long-term and short-term trading strategies for environmental markets.

Jacques previously served as a Vice President in Liquid Markets Financing Trading at Barclays Capital. Before Barclays he was a trader in the Securitized Products Division at Lehman Brothers.

Jacques holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and is sometimes referred to as “Baytown, TX’s Prodigal Son.”

Jonathan Burnston
Director & Partner

Jonathan Burnston, a partner of the firm, oversees the coverage of North American Power Commodities and Capacity. Jonathan has been pivotal in undertaking new initiatives at the firm to launch the carbon credit, biogas, research and ultimately the power desk.  In addition to his trading activities, he also provides analytical support to the firm’s research desk.

Prior to Karbone, Jonathan co-founded a project origination firm in the CDM Carbon market in China.

Jonathan holds a BA from Tufts University and a MA from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. An active Aikido student with a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo, Jonathan is perhaps best known as Karbone’s self-proclaimed Foosball Ninja.

David Barry
Director

Dave is responsible for transaction origination as the head of the Capital Advisory for Karbone. Dave has 8 years of investment banking experience as the former Energy Investment Banking Director at Credit Suisse, advising on over $10bn of M&A and financing transactions. Prior to Credit Suisse, he worked for Philadelphia Energy Solutions corporate development, Bank of America Energy Investment Banking, Rocky Mountain Institute, and EnerNOC.

Dave holds an MBA from Booth Business School and an AB from Harvard in Government. Dave is an adventure enthusiast and rock-climbs throughout the States.

Karbone Management Team


Izzet Bensusan
CEO & Founder & Partner

As the CEO, Izzet sets the strategy and path for success at Karbone. Izzet founded Karbone initially focused in the burgeoning carbon credit markets and grew the firm into a fully integrated energy financial services platform. In his current role, Izzet oversees Karbone’s capital advisory services. He also works with select large institutional clients to acquire utility scale assets, including solar and wind farms.

Richard Weihe
Managing Director & Partner

Rich leads the brokerage services team and manages the growth strategies of new businesses. He launched Karbone’s key business platforms including the brokerage of renewable energy credits, power purchase agreements and capital advisory.

Jacques Pouhe
Director & Partner

Jacques Pouhe, a partner of Karbone, manages the coverage of renewable energy and environmental commodities for both primary and secondary markets. Jacques and his team structure and design long-term and short-term trading strategies for environmental markets.

Jonathan Burnston
Director & Partner

Jonathan Burnston, a partner of the firm, oversees the coverage of North American Power Commodities and Capacity. Jonathan has been pivotal in undertaking new initiatives at the firm to launch the carbon credit, biogas, research and ultimately the power desk. In addition to his trading activities, he also provides analytical support to the firm’s research desk.

David Barry
Director

Dave is responsible for transaction origination as the head of the Capital Advisory for Karbone. Dave has 8 years of investment banking experience as the former Energy Investment Banking Director at Credit Suisse, advising on over $10bn of M&A and financing transactions. Prior to Credit Suisse, he worked for Philadelphia Energy Solutions corporate development, Bank of America Energy Investment Banking, Rocky Mountain Institute, and EnerNOC.

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Careers at Karbone

The team at Karbone has one thing in common – an unfailing dedication to deliver the very best solution for our clients.

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Contact Us


Have a question? Reach out to our team below.

Phone: +1 646 833 0381
Email: envfin@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Email: research@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 845 0096
Email: brokerage@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 666 7353
Email: karbone@karbone.com


New York Office

675 Third Avenue, Suite 3004
New York, NY 10017
Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Fax: +1 646 219 7168


London Office

45 Moorfields
Moorgate
London, EC2Y 9AE
United Kingdom

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Find Us Here


Contact Us


Have a question? Reach out to our team below.

Phone: +1 646 833 0381
Email: envfin@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Email: research@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 845 0096
Email: brokerage@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 666 7353
Email: karbone@karbone.com


New York Office

675 Third Avenue, Suite 3004
New York, NY 10017
Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Fax: +1 646 219 7168


London Office

45 Moorfields
Moorgate
London, EC2Y 9AE
United Kingdom

Email Us



Find Us Here


Contact Us


Have a question? Reach out to our team below.

Phone: +1 646 833 0381
Email: envfin@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Email: research@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 845 0096
Email: brokerage@karbone.com

Phone: +1 646 666 7353
Email: karbone@karbone.com


New York Office

675 Third Avenue, Suite 3004
New York, NY 10017
Phone: +1 646 291 2900
Fax: +1 646 219 7168


London Office

45 Moorfields
Moorgate
London, EC2Y 9AE
United Kingdom

Email Us



Find Us Here