James P. McGinnis, Managing Director, Harbinger Capital Partners
Jim McGinnis is a Managing Director and Director of Investments at Harbinger Capital Partners. Prior to that, he was the managing director at AIG-FP where he was responsible for developing principal investments, financing and strategic services with power companies and the financial community. Mr. McGinnis has deep experience as a power and energy industry specialist. Before joining AIG-FP, he was managing director in the Global Energy and Utilities Group at Morgan Stanley, which he joined in 1993. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. McGinnis was responsible at different times for global coverage of selected utility clients, including M&A and a wide variety of capital-raising; investment banking business in Asia and Australia; privatization of the entire, state-owned electricity supply sector of South Australia; and the US power and pipeline industry. Mr. McGinnis began his career with Goldman Sachs & Co. as a mergers & acquisitions and restructuring specialist in the Energy and Telecommunications Group. He holds a bachelors degree from Harvard College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.