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John McIlveen

Jacob Securities Inc.

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Jacob Securities Senior Vice President for Research John McIlveen has been with the firm five years and has a total of 26 years' experience in special-situations research and merchant banking. In 2004, he became Canada's first sell-side analyst to focus solely on renewable energy research and consistently has been ranked a top performer by Bloomberg on accuracy of estimates and returns. He is currently treasurer of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association and a published academic with 15 papers, including his and coauthor Alan Rugman's 1985 best Canadian book-nominated Megafirms: Strategies for Canada's Multinationals.




Recent Interviews

How to Pick Renewable Energy Stocks in Changing Markets: John McIlveen (11/29/12) It's impossible to generalize when it comes to renewable energy investments. Therefore, investors must approach opportunities on a case-by-case—and state-by-state—basis. But Jacob Securities Senior Vice President of Research John McIlveen knows how to pick his plays in any market environment. In this interview with The Energy Report, John McIlveen names his best bets. As always, safety first.

Renewable Energy Stocks that Deliver: John McIlveen (1/12/12) Retail and institutional traders invested record amounts in renewable energy producers in 2011, but separating the wheat from the chaff can be challenging. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Jacob Securities' Senior Vice President for Research John McIlveen shares how to pick and choose. For steady dividends, high-yield Independent Power Producers deliver shareholder value, while renewable projects in the developing world offer incredible potential returns. Whatever the project, it's the internal rates of return that matter.

John Mcllveen: Renewable Energy Shares Could Bounce Off 52-week Lows (8/9/11) Renewable energy stocks have not been the darlings of Wall Street, but that's just the angle Senior Vice President for Research John McIlveen of Jacob Securities is playing for his institutional investor clientele. He sees renewables as the classic unloved value sector that could pay off big for investors over the next decade. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, John shares his best ideas, including some that could offer surprise upside given the right set of deals, power purchasing agreements and joint ventures.

Recent Quotes

"RPG's Casita has a high probability of being a commercial resource." (11/17/11) Ram Power Corp. - John McIlveen, Jacob Securities Inc. More >

"Back up the truck and load up on RPG shares." (8/15/11) Ram Power Corp. - John McIlveen, Jacob Securities Inc. More >

"RPG will have a large movement upon well certification by GeothermEx." (8/9/11) Ram Power Corp. - The Energy Report Interview with John McIlveen More >

"RPG reports exceptional well flow at San Jacinto." (6/15/11) Ram Power Corp. - John McIlveen, Jacob Securities Inc. More >

"trades at a severe discount" (4/20/11) Ram Power Corp. - John McIlveen, Jacob Securities Inc. More >

"logging milestones" (2/22/11) Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with John McIlveen More >

"to bring 36 MW online at San Jacinto-Tizate, Nicaragua in July" (2/22/11) Ram Power Corp. - The Energy Report Interview with John McIlveen More >

"may be able to monetize depreciation Faulkner 1 tax shield for ~$20M" (1/13/11) Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. - John McIlveen, Jacob Securities Inc. More >



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