About the Author

Will Marder

Managing Director, Project Finance

Will is responsible for developing and enhancing Trust and Agency Services products to suit the needs of clients who are active in the Project Finance sector. Will collaborates closely with Wilmington Trust’s Sales and Marketing teams, engages with potential clients, and delivers thought leadership to the market.

Will has over two decades of project finance and asset-backed lending experience. Prior to joining Wilmington trust in 2017, Will served as the Global Product Manager for Project Finance in the Global Transaction Banking business at Deutsche Bank. Earlier in his career, Will worked at Fortis Capital, where he originated and underwrote project finance transactions in the energy sector, focusing on renewable energy technologies.

Will holds an MBA from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University. He is a member of the governing council of the International Project Finance Association.


By the Author

Project Finance Proves Resilient

Will Marder |
Corporate & Institutional

Head of Project Finance Will Marder provides observations and expectations for the project finance market in the year ahead in this article reprint from the March 2021 issue of Infrastructure Investor. At a macro level, the Project Finance sector proved to be quite resilient. 2020 saw a high volume of activity in the renewable energy sector, as well as a meaningful uptick in the number of private placements being done.

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Project Finance in a Post-Pandemic World

Will Marder |
Corporate & Institutional

Head of Project Finance Will Marder discusses how the financing market will respond and adapt to such a radically changed world in such a short space of time in this article reprint from the June 2020 issue of Proximo Deals of the Year Awards Edition. It is difficult to address the project finance sector without touching upon the real and anticipated effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to Maintain a Strong Footing in a Shifting Market

Will Marder |
Corporate & Institutional
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Head of Project Finance Will Marder explores how lender appetite for U.S. infrastructure is evolving in this article reprint from the March 2020 issue of Infrastructure Investor. A lot of capital continues to come into the U.S. market, with a huge focus on energy and infrastructure assets. We are also seeing U.S. developers and finance companies looking across the border into Canada, and Latin America, in the hunt for yield.

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Renewables’ Starring Role in 2020

Will Marder |
Corporate & Institutional
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Head of Project Finance Will Marder discusses how sources of renewable energy continue to provide infrastructure opportunities in this article reprint from the December 2020 issue of Infrastructure Investor. The power sector, especially renewables, continues to dominate North American infrastructure. Additional research into environmental impact has put a temporary halt on many offshore wind projects.

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