Maxim Belov joined Pelican Energy Partners in 2024 as an Associate. His responsibilities include analysis and evaluation of investment opportunities, financial modeling, due diligence, transaction execution, and portfolio company monitoring.
Prior to joining Pelican, Maxim was a Senior Analyst at FMI Capital Advisors, a Raleigh-based investment bank serving middle market construction and heavy industrial service providers globally. Maxim’s role focused heavily on all aspects of M&A, including a heavy emphasis on financial valuations and due diligence. Prior to that, Maxim was an analyst at Benchmark International, a lower middle market investment bank where he primarily covered energy, oilfield services, healthcare, and heavy industrials.
Maxim graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with BA in Economics, and minors in Russian Language and Business Foundations. Most of his coursework revolved around the economics of energy and other finite resource management. Additionally, Maxim competed as part of the University’s speech and debate team, which won three national championships while he was there.
In his free time Maxim enjoys travel, camping, club sports, archeology, and spending time on the water.