Curt Launer

Brock Capital

Co-head, Energy investment banking group; Founder, Bakken Energy, developer of clean hydrogen production, transportation and storage applications.

Won Institutional Investor Magazine’s first place honors for twelve of thirteen years; Inducted into Institutional Investor’s Hall of Fame in 2011 and named “one of the best analysts of all time.”

Equity research analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) and First Boston, covering natural gas, pipelines, exploration, production and midstream infrastructure industries.

Expertise in energy infrastructure, MLP qualifying assets, exploration & production and Liquefied Natural Gas; Led teams at Sagent Advisors, Deutsche Bank and S2K Financial.
Originated and participated in over $30 billion in merger and acquisition transactions and over $50 billion in equity and debt capital raising; Testified before Congress and industry regulators regarding gas and oil pipelines, MLPs and natural gas related issues as well as the proceedings involving the demise of Enron, where he assisted the investigation and prosecution of former executives.

B.S. Accounting, State University of New York – Buffalo.