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Ecofin opens New York office

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Ecofin, the fast-growing London-based global utilities specialist, has opened an office in New York to help the firm keep a closer eye on developments in the U.S. utility sector.

The new office - located at Rockefeller Plaza - will be headed by William Maze, a senior U.S. utilities analyst and portfolio manager. Maze joined Ecofin in 2005 from Neuberger Berman in New York. He was based in London briefly before returning to New York.

Maze will be joined by Webb Ellinger, who recently joined Ecofin from George Weiss Associates in New York as a senior U.S. utilities analyst. At George