iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2015
Accession Renewables Management LLC
Providing financing for small developers of small- to medium-sized renewable energy projects
Accession Renewables Management LLC is raising $250,000 with a minimum reservation of $10,000.
- Funding Goal $250,000
- Current Reservations $0
- Minimum Reservation $10,000
- Pre-money Valuation $2,500,000
- Open Date 11/12/2014
- Closing Date 05/31/2015
Check out our website: http://www.shoreline-utility.com Sandy Cohen has been continuously involved in utility investment research, financial analysis and investment banking since 1985. Sandy Cohen is the founder and President of Shoreline Utility Advisors, Inc. From 1996 to 2001, and from 2004 to the present, Shoreline Utility Advisors, Inc. served as strategic and valuation advisor to many electric utility and power companies. Additionally, from 2004 to the present, Shoreline has worked for large investors, providing confidential independent research in the area of utility and power, including renewable energy. From 2002-2004 Mr. Cohen managed a Utility & Power Long/Short Equity Fund (Shoreline Utility Fund I). Previous to that effort (2000-2001) Sandy Cohen helped conceive, develop and form a large Energy/Power/Utility private equity fund. He served as Senior Advisor to that fund (Arclight Capital Partners) during 2001-2002. During 1997, Sandy Cohen was the co-head of Schroder’s North American Power Investment Banking Group. Prior to the formation of Shoreline in April 1996, Sandy Cohen was the global coordinator of Electric Utility Research at Merrill Lynch (1994-1996). In this role, he coordinated 19 research and strategy professionals and their research products in the United Kingdom, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and North America. In addition, he was the lead US electric utility research analyst and industry specialist, heading a 5-analyst team that covered 52 US electric utility companies. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Sandy Cohen was the global coordinator of Electric Utility Research at Morgan Stanley (1988-1994). In this role, he also coordinated as many as 12 research and strategy professionals and their research products around the world. He was also the lead US electric utility equity research analyst and industry specialist, heading a 3-analyst team that covered 34 US electric utilities.
John started his career in Science and Technology after graduating with a BS Degree in Environmental Science from Rutgers University. John joined Merck Pharmaceuticals in Rahway, NJ as an Industrial Hygienist where he was responsible for the Health and Safety of all Chemical Plant operators as well as the Scientists in the Merck, Sharp, and Dome Research Division. His responsibilities included: communicating with Corporate Executives and scientists, employee safety and health training, performing air sampling surveys, hazard assessments, writing safety and health programs, and performing safety evaluations of plant manufacturing processes. Designing new and efficient Ventilation for factory operations was a particular interest of John’s and a new concept that he and a coworker designed was presented at the American Industrial Hygiene Association Convention(AIHA) and was well received as efficient and innovative. While working as an Industrial Hygienist, John achieved the status of a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Achieving the title of CIH is recognized and respected as the pinnacle of the Industrial Hygiene profession. After Merck, John founded Astech, Inc, a successful environmental consulting firm that specialized in Indoor Air Quality assessments and work place hazard surveys for both Commercial, Industrial and Residential clients. Some of the many clients John’s company served included: The US Navy, US National Park Service, Nestle, Exxon-Mobil, Anheuser-Busch, General Motors and The NYC MTA. While running Astech, Inc., John gained extensive experience in project management, and business management. John switched gears and due to his experiences in owning and managing rental properties, John became interested in Real Estate Development and Construction, and using his skills in business management, and construction management, John worked with Metrohomes LLC building mid rise residential condominium buildings in New Jersey. John and his partner’s built 18 successful projects in Hoboken and Jersey City. After working in Real Estate development, John’s interest turned back toward science and technology, and John became interested in renewable energy and solar photo voltaic (PV) systems. John has worked as a consultant managing some solar installations, and personally installed solar PV systems on properties John owns in NJ. Working in the solar and renewable energy profession for the last couple of years has been very fulfilling and important to John. It is something he believes in and is passionate about This passion, combined with his diverse scientific, project management, and business experience will continue to serve John well as a principal of ARM team, as they strive to help mid size developers fund their important renewable Energy projects.