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David LaBonte

Partner, Senior Managing Director, Energy Infrastructure

  • Los Angeles

David LaBonte is a partner and senior research analyst for Kayne Anderson’s energy infrastructure strategies, responsible for covering infrastructure companies, as well as various other publicly traded companies in the energy and renewable power industries.

Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2005, LaBonte was a managing director in the U.S. Equity Research Division of Citigroup/Smith Barney. He was responsible for providing research coverage of master limited partnerships, the coal industry and other midstream energy companies. LaBonte was named a top ranked research analyst for stock selection in polls by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes magazine. LaBonte has been credited for providing “groundbreaking research” of master limited partnerships by Gas Processor’s Report, a leading industry publication. His research of master limited partnerships has also been featured in Barron’s and Investor’s Business Daily as well as Fortune, Individual Investor, and Smart Money magazines. Mr. LaBonte was an Alerian Hall of Fame inductee in 2017 for his research and analysis.

LaBonte earned a B.S. in Finance from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1993. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.