Nick Knapp Education
B.S., Hartwick College
Professional Certification

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Nick Knapp

Partner and Senior Managing Director

Nick is a Partner and Senior Managing Director at CohnReznick Capital based in the New York office. He has 16 years of experience in M&A and structured finance advisory with leading renewable energy companies and investors. Nick has served as financial advisor on more than 80 structured equity transactions, with projects ranging in size from 5MW to 500MW. He has a core focus on wind, solar and carbon capture & storage projects and platforms, with transaction experience covering the entire industry spectrum of residential solar, C&I distributed generation and utility scale projects.

Nick’s recent transaction experience includes buy-side advisory for multiple pension funds and institutional investors covering the acquisitions of COD and operating wind and solar portfolios ranging from 500MW to 2GW per transaction. He has also advised on numerous PTC/ITC qualification transactions, allowing for the effective transfer of qualified equipment to new partnerships, and structured hold co tax equity partnerships, resulting in unitranche tax-efficient investment product offerings to solar project sponsors.

Prior to joining CohnReznick Capital, Nick was a Transaction Advisor in the Structured Finance Group at GE Energy Financial Services, focusing primarily on renewable energy investments in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Japan. Before that, he worked in the Transaction Services Advisory practice at KPMG’s New York office providing accounting, tax and financial modeling services to renewable energy clients.

Nick has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Hartwick College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.