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David Burton

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
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Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy - USA - Nationwide

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David Burton assists a variety of clients with tax equity finance, particularly involving solar projects. He has further strengths in advising on renewable energy fund formation.
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Projects; Tax; Renewables

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David Burton advises clients on a wide range of US tax matters, with an emphasis on project finance and energy transactions. He has extensive experience structuring tax-efficient transactions in the US for wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies with particular expertise with respect to tax equity partnership and leasing transactions. He is on the forefront of project finance for tax-advantaged carbon capture projects in the US. David also advises clients on the tax aspects of the formation and structuring of private equity funds with particular expertise regarding renewable energy investment funds.

Earlier in his career, he was the managing director and senior tax counsel at GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) where he oversaw all of the tax aspects for more than US$21 billion in global energy projects. During his tenure at GE EFS, the division's investments in wind, solar, hydro, biomass and geothermal power grew to US$6 billion, making GE EFS then the largest tax-advantaged energy investor in the US.

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David is a member of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Tax & Accounting committee and the Federal Tax Committee of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

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