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BlackRock head of infra debt departure leads to $11bn+ real assets debt group

Erik Savi’s exit is accelerating the combination of infrastructure and real estate debt into a single platform, a plan that was already in the works.

JPMorgan strengthens focus on sustainable investing with new hire

Jennifer Wu, who joins from BlackRock as the new head of sustainable investing at the bank’s asset management business, will also oversee the Sustainable Investment Leadership Team.

AMP Capital appoints Australia MD as it ‘resets and refocuses’ domestically

Marsha Beck starts immediately in the newly-created role, with AMP Capital’s strong performance in 2018 offsetting a torrid year for the fund manager’s parent group.

Argo IP targets Australian and Asian LPs with new MD hire – exclusive

QIC’s Melannie Pyzik will join Argo Infrastructure Partners this month in a new Sydney-based role with a remit to focus on local investor relations.

MIRA trains sights on Central/Eastern Europe with new hire

The fund manager has tapped Martin Gebauer, a CEO of one of its portfolio companies, to head its new Central and Eastern European business.

AMP Capital eyes direct investments with launch of new team

The Australian firm’s head of infrastructure equity for the Americas, Dylan Foo, will lead the new initiative while continuing in his current role.

London court to hear IFM Investors sexual harassment case this week

A former analyst in the manager’s European infra team is bringing charges against the firm and one of its European executive directors.

L&G hires infra head to kick-start new equity strategy

Jonathan Ord’s arrival from the UK’s Local Pension Partnership and GLIL Infrastructure marks Legal & General’s attempt to catalyse its equity capabilities.

Actis promotes Barry Lynch to partner

Actis has made Barry Lynch a partner at its London headquarters as the emerging market specialist investor continues to raise its inaugural infrastructure fund. Lynch will continue to help Actis provide operational improvements to the firm’s portfolio of clean energy and power projects spread throughout Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia, according to a source […]
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Brenden Woods to rejoin MIRA after helping to raise Stonepeak III

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has lured Brenden Woods away from his investor relations role at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners to fill a similar position for the Australian fund manager, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Woods left his job in December as head of investor relations at Stonepeak, a New York-based firm focusing […]

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