Ewing Bemiss & Co. adds Mark Murray to Lead Private Equity Group

Posted on February 15, 2013 | Filed under: Company News

Richmond, VA – Ewing Bemiss & Co. announced today that Mark Murray has joined the firm to lead Turning Basin Capital Partners, its affiliated private equity group focused on investments in the energy sector.

We are pleased to have Mark join Ewing Bemiss. He brings an impressive background that supports the firm’s private equity group and its energy related growth strategy, said Hugh Ewing, Ewing Bemiss founder. Mark’s experience in alternative energy investing, energy related mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory affairs will complement the strong team in place at Ewing Bemiss.

Murray joins Ewing Bemiss after eleven years at Dominion Resources where he was responsible for strategic venture investments and business development for the alternative energy solutions group. Prior to that, Murray held a variety of roles in the law department, which included support and strategic advice for Dominion’s natural gas transmission and storage business as well as Dominion Capital. Earlier in his career, he practiced corporate law for Troutman Sanders and accounting for Arthur Andersen.

“It is a fantastic opportunity to join the team at Ewing Bemiss – and continue to work in the industry that I enjoy,” said Murray. “Ewing Bemiss is the foremost energy focused investment bank in the region with a commitment to expand its private equity investment activities. I look forward to working with a talented group of people to enhance a successful investment platform offering growth and buyout capital to companies in the energy sector.”

Murray earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Georgia, as well as a law degree from the University of Richmond. He is an attorney and CPA.

Ewing Bemiss & Co., based in Richmond, Virginia is the leading alternative energy-focused investment banking firm in the Southeast. The firm is a valued advisor to leading developers of biomass, solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency projects in the U.S. and abroad. The firm’s New York office, is one of the most active advisors to solar developers and projects in the U.S. and Europe. For more information about Ewing Bemiss & Co., please visit ewingbemiss.com.

Turning Basin Capital is focused on providing growth or buyout capital to those companies devoted to the energy sector. The private equity group looks to invest in companies with demonstrated track records, solid management teams and a history of positive earnings performance. Over the last decade, the joint team has invested in 11 companies with successful exists in 7 of those. For more information about Turing Basin Capital, please visit turningbasin.com.