David Holcombe

Owner, Chief Financial and Tax Advisor, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Holcombe and Co.

Bangkok, Thailand



Professional experience for David Holcombe

  • Current , since Jul 2010

    Chief Financial and Tax Advisor, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy

    Holcombe and Co.

    Have spent last year completing my CPA license, performing litigation and M&A consulting for a CPA firm and performing consulting on a contingency basis for a small investment banking boutique firm on the development and project financing, including financial structuring and due diligence of a waste-to-energy project and a hotel resort and yacht club resort in the Qingdao Province of China.

  • 5 years and 5 months, Feb 2008 - Jun 2013

    Individual Tax, Litigation and M&A Services

    Logan Aldridge, CPA APC

    Provided litigation support to CPA firm engaged in review of business valuations for oil-field service companies and provide consulting such as improving client bonding performance and evaluation of acquisitions, e.g., financials & "fit" of product/service.Goal was to gain additional accounting experience for obtaining CPA license.

  • 5 months, Mar 2010 - Jul 2010

    Corporate Finance Manager

    Development, Acquisition, Project Financing of Renewable Energy

    Responsible for securing corporate financings such as syndicated bank credit facilities, capital market transactions such as bridge and non-recourse project finance of power generation, treasury and investment management, and financial planning and budgeting. Maintained corporate and investment banking relationships and assisted in presenting recommendations to Board of Directors on behalf of Senior Executive Group.

  • 1 year and 9 months, May 2006 - Jan 2008

    Senior Financial Analyst

    Pogo Producing Company

    Reported to CFO in evaluating acquisitions/divestitures and structured finance transactions, directed credit risk management, and supported team on maintaining banking relationships, capital market transactions, investor relations, & covenant compliance. Assisted in negotiating amended credit facility and bond indentures. Prepared Board presentations/assessed pro forma impacts of strategic alternatives. Company acquired by Plains Exploration and Production (PXP).

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2004 - May 2006

    Assistant Treasurer & Corporate Secretary

    Contango Oil & Gas Company

    Reported to CEO, and assumed duties of retired Treasurer, including treasury operations, corporate finance, risk management, SEC reporting, and investment management. Supported COO in development of E&P exploration plans and forecasts and budgets. - Managed lender and investment banking relationships, credit agreements, Actively participated in business and finance transactions (asset acquisitions, asset sales, non-recourse loans, private placements of preferred stock, term and revolving lines of credit).

  • 3 years and 9 months, Mar 2001 - Nov 2004

    Investment Advisor

    Citigroup and D.K. Wright Investments

    Provided M&A consulting and marketed equity & fixed income investments and wealth management services. Also evaluated export/import company start-up with Russian market and performed valuation of timber, and oil & gas royalty investments located in East Texas, Northwest Louisiana and Arkansas.

  • 10 months, May 2000 - Feb 2001

    Manager, Corporate Finance

    Ocean Energy, Inc.

    Evaluated acquisitions and capital market transactions to improve capital structure, enhance credit profile, and monetize value. Managed credit agreements, hedging strategies, and evaluated structured financing proposals. Company acquired by Devon Energy. - Prepared for credit rating agency review including competitor benchmarking and analysis of unit economics. - Secured $75M through limited partnership (LP) structure to monetize the value of tight sands tax credits. Company was acquired by Devon Energy.

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 1998 - May 2000

    Senior Financial Analyst

    EGL Eagle Global Logistics, Inc

    Reported to CFO in evaluation, due diligence and execution of international acquisitions and merger. Secured financings, leveraged non-core assets, and hedged commodity and foreign exchange risks. - Introduced company risk management program of USGC 54 jet fuel. - Commercial lead on acquisition of private airline worth $25 million. Performed asset valuation, negotiated definitive agreements and transaction structure with limited recourse to company, and secured term loan and asset-based financing.

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 1996 - May 1998

    Financial Analyst

    Pennzoil Company

    Served dual roles in international finance and providing financial support for international marketing/country managers of $200 million in oil-based products manufacturing and distribution assets. Analyzed project/structured finance transactions (Base Oil & Refining) and mitigated commodity and foreign exchange risk. Developed budgets and forecasts for Latin America, Europe and Asia, and evaluated economics of green-field facilities. Worked with JVs, distributors and licensees. Acquired by Shell Oil.

  • 4 years and 4 months, May 1990 - Aug 1994

    Environmental Engineer

    Transco Energy Company

    Secured air permits for pipeline compressor stations, power plants, and processing facilities. Managed emission reporting, state fee programs and permit tracking database. Conducted audits, and managed contractors on emissions testing projects. Negotiated environmental compliance plans with regulatory agencies. Assisted in environmental due diligence. Acquired by Williams Companies.

Educational background for David Holcombe

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jan 2004 - May 2005


    University of Houston - Downtown

    18 hours in Consolidations, Financial Statement Analysis, Auditing, and other courses needed to sit for the CPA examination.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 1994 - May 1996

    Corporate Finance

    Rice University

    Corporate Finance Project Finance Investment Banking Venture Capital

  • 6 years and 10 months, Aug 1983 - May 1990

    Mechancial Engineering

    Louisiana State University

    Powerplant Engineering Turbomachinery Thermordynamics Environmental Engineering Economics


  • English


  • Russian




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