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Daniel A. “Tony” Hopkins

Partner | 18 Years Experience

Tony Hopkins is a partner of Arroyo. Mr. Hopkins is a senior member of the team responsible for the evaluation, structuring and negotiation of asset acquisitions and divestitures, and structured energy transactions.

Since joining Arroyo in June 2003, Mr. Hopkins has played a key role in Delta Power Company acquisition and in its follow on day to day commercial management. He was also a key player in the negotiation of the CalBear Energy Trading Venture, the precursor to the formation of Bear Stearns’ commodity trading group, Bear Energy. Additionally, he has contributed to the team’s success in re-contracting the Gregory facility and divesting the Lowell facility, each garnering significant value for Arroyo.

Prior to joining Arroyo, Mr. Hopkins was vice president of power asset M&A at El Paso Merchant Energy, where he was charged with the evaluation, structuring and commercial management of power asset mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and power contract restructurings. He oversaw the sale of three project companies in 2003, most notably the sale of Linden Cogen facility to Goldman Sachs, and assisted with the restructuring of three power contracts.

Previously, Mr. Hopkins was manager of valuation and analysis at El Paso, where he was responsible for the evaluation of power assets and structured energy transactions. He evaluated in excess of 75 projects that led to six acquisitions and one power contract restructuring.

Mr. Hopkins received his BBA in finance from Lamar University and a MBA, with a concentration in finance and entrepreneurship, from the Jones School of Management at Rice University.