GIP hires Jim Yong Kim after surprise World Bank resignation

His new role will allow him to focus on issues such as climate change and developing infrastructure in emerging markets, Kim told colleagues in an email.

CEO leaves UK’s Pension Infrastructure Platform

Mike Weston’s exit comes shortly after PIP’s flagship Multi-Strategy Infrastructure Fund became almost fully invested.

NZ Super Fund appoints Stephen Gilmore as CIO

The new hire joins after nine years at Australia’s Future Fund, as the New Zealand vehicle targets expansion Down Under.

Starwood recruits ex-Deutsche Bank exec to head new infra lending business

Starwood Capital Group has appointed Armin Rothauser, a former managing director and co-head of structured credit at Deutsche Bank, to lead the Miami-based firm’s “latest endeavour” – an infrastructure-focused lending business. Rothauser, who is joining Starwood in January, will serve on the investment committee of both Starwood Property Trust and its recently acquired GE Capital […]

Legal & General hires HSBC director following record deal

Will Devenney’s arrival at the UK insurer comes after it agreed to back GIP’s acquisition of the Hornsea One offshore wind farm with $474m.

Atlantia director resigns over ‘inappropriate’ bonus pay-outs

Lynda Tyler-Cagni wanted to suspend bonuses for staff following the Morandi bridge disaster, but Atlantia said it was unable to do so, citing legal grounds.

KKR gears up for $2bn Asia fundraising as it rounds out regional team

With MIRA veteran David Luboff and Brookfield’s Hardik Shah joining, the manager is targeting its first Asia-focused infrastructure fund.

Blue Sky appoints former Hastings boss as chairman

Andrew Day, who led Hastings Funds Management for six years, will step into the role later this month.

DWS brings in Barclays director to investment team

Thomas Kalthöfer joins Deutsche Bank’s listed asset management arm as the ninth addition to the infrastructure team in the past 12 months.

UBS adds to debt team with portfolio manager hire

The Swiss group is expecting a December close of about €1bn for its second infrastructure debt fund, having so far made one investment.

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