Gregory Hort

Managing Director


Financial Advisory


New York, United States

Greg joined Lazard in 2013 as a member of the Global Power, Energy & Infrastructure team and is a Managing Director.

Recent assignments have included:
- Advising Southwest Gas Holdings on its decision to pursue a spin-off Centuri (pending)
- Southwest Gas Holdings on its sale of MountainWest Pipelines to Williams
- The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to Brazos Electric Power Cooperative ("Brazos") on the Brazos Chapter 11 restructuring, Southwest Gas Holdings on its evaluation of strategic alternatives
- EnCap Investments on the sale of Jupiter Power to BlackRock
- Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives ("IEA") on its sale to MasTec
- Unirac on its recapitalization with Greenbelt Capital Partners and Trilantic
- Tri Global Energy on its sale to Enbridge
- Longroad Energy on its capital raise with MEAG / Munich RE, Infratil and NZ Super Fund
- Southern Current on its majority sale to energyRe
- Pine Gate Renewables on its transformational capital raise with Generate Capital
- Southwest Gas Holdings on activism defense in respect of Carl Icahn
- Blackstone Infrastructure Partners on its ~$3 billion investment into Invenergy Renewables
- Southwest Gas Holdings on its equity financing
- STI Norland on its sale to Array Technologies
- Southwest Gas Holdings on its acquisition of Dominion Energy Questar Pipelines
- Apex Clean Energy on its majority sale to Ares
- Swinerton on its sale of Swinerton Renewable Energy to American Securities
- Quanta on its acquisition of Blattner Energy
- CS Energy on its sale to American Securities
- Swift Current Energy on its majority sale to IFM/Trafigura
- Ares on the sale of the Phoenix wind project
- NiSource on the sale of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts to Eversource Energy
- PG&E on its Chapter 11 restructuring, liability management and shareholder defense activities
- FirstEnergy Solutions on its Chapter 11 restructuring and liability management activities
- FirstEnergy Solutions on its sale of the West Lorain power plant to Starwood
- FirstEnergy Solutions on its announced sale of FES Retail to Exelon (terminated)
- Sempra on its acquisition of EFH (and its ~80% ownership interest in Oncor)
- Peabody on ownership transition options for the Navajo Generating Station
- Dynegy on its portfolio optimization activities
- Dynegy on its Chapter 11 restructuring of Illinois Power Generating Company
- Dynegy on its acquisition of Engie's U.S. fossil portfolio
- Columbia Pipeline Group on its sale to TransCanada
- NiSource on its spin-off of Columbia Pipeline Group and formation of an MLP
- State of Alaska on financing its economic interest in the Alaska LNG Project
- Integrys on its sale to Wisconsin Energy and the TVA on its potential privatization

Prior to joining Lazard, Greg was a manager at PSEG (2011 – 2013) where he focused on corporate development and valuation. His assignments ranged from evaluating corporate-level M&A transactions to individual conventional and renewable power plant acquisitions. Greg started his career in 2007 as a consultant at NERA Economic Consulting (2007–2009).

Education: Rutgers University (2006), B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, summa cum laude (valedictorian of class), Columbia University (2007), M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Harvard Business School (2011), MBA.

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