Ms. Askins is a Senior Managing Director in Estrada Hinojosa’s Dallas office. As a member of the quantitative team she is responsible for developing comprehensive project finance models for large infrastructure initiatives, structuring pro forma cash flows, optimizing borrowing capacity, evaluating derivative products and identifying restructuring opportunities. Her banking and financial advisory responsibilities include not only quantitative analysis, but also credit evaluation, due diligence, document preparation and investor negotiations.
Ms. Askins has structured the financings of over $20 billion in debt and equity issues for a broad range of sectors including transportation, sports/entertainment, energy, utilities, and healthcare as well as public private partnerships.
Prior to joining Estrada Hinojosa, Ms. Askins worked for the United States Department of Transportation in Washington D.C. as a lead negotiator for the TIFIA Loan Program. Prior to joining the USDOT, Ms. Askins spent the majority of her career in the Global Capital Markets Fixed Income group at Citigroup in New York as a part of the Infrastructure Finance team where she served as an investment banker responsible for capital planning, financial analysis and underwriting of major infrastructure projects.