Mr. Ball serves as a Managing Director of The Energy & Minerals Group (EMG). Prior to joining EMG in October 2007, Mr. Ball served as Director in the Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC (“Credit Suisse”) from 2000 to 2007. While at Credit Suisse, Mr. Ball served as a senior officer responsible for the energy Master Limited Partnership sector. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Ball worked in the Investment Banking Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation (“DLJ”). Mr. Ball has completed over $50 billion of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets financing transactions during his career in the energy and minerals sectors.
Mr. Ball graduated with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a B.S. in Economics with dual concentrations in Finance and Accounting in 1996.