President of MLP Protocol, investor, trader and proponent of Master Limited Partnerships.
Mr. Trinder founded MLP Protocol in 2008 focusing on investing in the MLP space and more recently began providing independent analytics on the space via www.MLPprotocol.com. Prior to founding MLP Protocol Mr. Trinder was a senior energy industry investment banking veteran with over fifteen years of corporate finance and structuring experience covering the broad spectrum of products including direct equity investments, IPOs, follow-ons, equity linked securities, private equity, bond offerings and loan syndications.
Mr. Trinder worked in First Union/Wachovia’s Energy and Power Investment Banking Group (now part of Wells Fargo) from 1995 to 2008 covering upstream, midstream, downstream and oilfield service companies. He has experienced the growth of the current MLP space first hand and worked on hundreds of corporate finance transactions over that time frame. Mr. Trinder graduated Summa Cum Laude with an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston and graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Trinder started his career at Bank of America in 1993.