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 […]
Macquarie offices

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 […]

Greencoat unveils bioenergy business with triple Foresight hire

The establishment of the new unit is Greencoat’s first move beyond wind and solar investments.

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.
Actis

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.

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