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Corporate Finance

The Team

Selected Recent Transactions

Deal list since inception

Advisory work for Rusenergo Fund, 2010-2014



Senior Advisors

Roderick Peacock Roderick Peacock
Chairman of XENON Capital Partners

Rod Peacock is an independent advisor and investor in the Energy industry based principally in the USA. He is also a founder of Energy Fund Management Limited that manages private equity investments in the European energy industry.

Rod advises XENON primarily on high-profile oil & gas projects and clients.

Board memberships:

  • In 2012, Member of the Board at OJSC ENEL OGK-5
  • Former Director at Morrison plc, a company providing construction services to the energy industry principally in the UK

In 1974-2003, Mr. Peacock worked for J.P. Morgan first as an energy analyst and since 1982 in its Investment Bank, including most recently as a Co-Head of the European M&A Department, Global Head of Energy and finally as Vice Chairman of J.P. Morgan's Investment Bank. Throughout his career in investment banking, Rod played the key role in such landmark M&A transactions as the Exxon/Mobil merger, the BP/Amoco merger, the Total/Petrofina merger and numerous others including some major transactions in the utilities sector such as the creation of the UK National Grid, the formation of the German EON, and others.

After graduating, he worked for British Petroleum plc in London for four years.

Rod has an M.A. in Engineering Science and Economics from Oxford University.


Philip Jackson Philip Jackson
Senior Advisor

Philip Jackson is based in Hong Kong and advises XENON on direct investment opportunities in the infrastructure sector and on XENON's client relationships in Asia.

Board memberships:

  • Member of the Executive Board of Kerogen Capital Partners, a leading global private equity fund focused on oil and gas investments in emerging markets

Additionally, Philip is a CEO of Pangaea Capital Partners, an investor in early stage opportunities in scalable technologies applied in the infrastructure and utilities sectors.

Philip was until recently the CEO of J.P. Morgan's award winning Asian Infrastructure and Related Resources Opportunity Fund. He has 30 years of experience in energy and infrastructure both in investment and corporate finance for J.P. Morgan for 23 years and originally as a lawyer in the City of London.


Alastair Ferguson Alastair Muir Ferguson
Senior Advisor

Alastair Ferguson is a Senior Advisor to XENON with deep experience in oil & gas industry.

Board Memberships:

  • Non-Executive Director at JKX Oil and gas
  • Non-Executive Director at KazMunaiGaz E&P

Prior to joining XENON in 2011, Alastair was the Executive Vice President in charge of TNK-BP's Gas and Power Division for 7 years with wide ranging technical and commercial involvement and specific expertise in managing integrated (technical and commercial) projects.

Prior to TNK-BP, he spent 25 years in BP in various roles, responsible for business development in Mediterranean, Middle East, China and other Asian countries.

Alastair holds degrees in Mining Engineering from Strathclyde University and an MBA from Warwick University in the UK. He is Chartered Engineer and a member of the Engineering Institute and the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.



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