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NZ Super Fund interim boss steps up to permanent CEO

Matt Whineray, who has been with the vehicle since 2008, will take the helm of the $26.3 billion fund on 1 July.

Macquarie Capital bolsters energy storage drive with new hire

Macquarie Group’s investment arm has tapped Tesla veteran Greg Callman to lead its efforts in energy storage and distributed solutions, areas it predicts will have a ‘transformational role’ in the coming decade.

Downing recruits ex-Lightsource fundraising head amid $2.1bn push

Shane Swords will lead efforts to source institutional capital, as the group drives forward its electric vehicle infra plans.

Columbia Threadneedle targets infra with new team

The global asset manager makes four appointments including former Hastings executive Heiko Schupp, who will lead the firm’s new infrastructure strategy.

Future Fund reorganises investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund creates five new roles, split by asset class, after head of property exits.

Aviva Investors combines debt, real estate and infrastructure businesses

The combined division will look to tap into the growing demand for alternative strategies.

Vantage adds UK govt advisor and Morgan Stanley exec in triple hire

The firm, which was created from Northill’s takeover of Hastings group’s international business, has added fundraising and energy expertise to its ranks.

First State Super names new CEO

Deanne Stewart, current CEO of Metlife’s Australian business, will take over in November after Michael Dwyer retires.

Digital Colony hires ex-PSP director as fundraising nears final close

Steven Sonnenstein, who resigned from the Canadian pension in March, becomes managing director as the firm’s inaugural $3bn fund nears target.

First State appoints water chief as new European infra director

Nick Grant, until now CEO of Severn Trent Services, bolsters the firm’s infrastructure team following the departure of Phillipe Taillardat last September.
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