Mr. Abrahams is a co-founder of MSF Lending in which he is overseeing
the firm’s Real Estate Lending strategy. Mr. Abrahams brings more than
20 years of experience in a wide range of lending and hedging strategies,
and portfolio management roles within the energy markets.
Prior to MSF, Mr. Abrahams co-founded Akeida Capital Management, a $125M
investment firm dedicated to senior secured lending in the energy and
environmental sector. Akeida’s focus was providing custom capital solutions
to late stage renewable energy infrastructure projects. At Akeida,
Mr. Abrahams invested opportunistically across the capital structure,
at the project level, in a wide range of commercially proven renewable
energy projects. Mr. Abrahams focused providing debt and equity financing
solutions with a focus on risk mitigation.
Prior to Akeida, Mr. Abrahams was the Founding Member of Natsource, LLC.
Mr. Abrahams was an early pioneer in the global carbon emission markets
and he was involved in the management of a $300M fund which originated,
created, traded, and invested in carbon reduction projects and carbon
emission credits. Mr. Abrahams led a team which executed transactions
worth $1B+ of capital across many types of emission reduction projects.
His extensive global expertise includes investing in projects in China,
Brazil, Chile, Korea, Ukraine, and the United States. Mr. Abrahams
ran the Natural Gas Basis and Swap Brokerage Desks at Natsource’s U.S.
Electricity Business as well as managed Natsource – Tullet Europe,
Ltd in London, an energy and emissions brokerage and advisory business.
Prior to joining Natsource, Harvey brokered natural gas swaps,
options and forwards for Eurobrokers and Beresford Capital Management.
Mr. Abrahams earned his B.A. in Economics from Queens College.