2016 SPONSORS

We work in partnership with a limited number of service providers or intermediaries that are already recognised leaders in the private equity industry.

If you are interested in a higher profile role at the 2016 Infrastructure LP-GP Forum, please contact
Aaron Sohdi:

 

on +44 (0)20 7749 1287 or at ASohdi@AltAssets.net

Headline Sponsors

Cube Infrastructure Fund is a €1.08 billion Luxembourg-based European brownfield fund closed in 2010 which partners with industrial champions and management teams. It selects specific infrastructure markets offering sustainable growth potential principally driven by deregulation and/or market consolidation needed to improve the efficiency of infrastructure & public services. Cube takes control or co-control positions in mid-caps with highly competitive runner-up positions and develops their potential through organic growth and synergetic add-on investments. The fund is populated by 23 limited partners from France, Europe and North America. Cube Infrastructure Managers is the general partner of the Cube Infrastructure Fund.

AMP Capital is a leading investment house with over €114 billion in funds under management as at 31 March 2015.

We have a heritage and strength in real estate and infrastructure, and specialist expertise in fixed income, equities and multi-asset solutions. Our experience and leadership across asset classes not only provides insights into ever-changing markets, but also means we are at the forefront of developing contemporary investment solutions for clients.

Increasingly, delivering outstanding investment outcomes to our clients involves looking beyond traditional techniques to a new generation of investment portfolios. This involves the blending of any number of inputs such as different securities, asset classes, styles, geographic regions and even managers to obtain the optimal risk and return outcome. To do this well requires real depth of in-house investment expertise, a business philosophy open to partnering and specialist capabilities designed to integrate and maximise the two. For more information, please visit: ampcapital.com

First State Investments provides specialist investment capabilities across a number of asset classes. These include Asia equities, global resources, listed and direct infrastructure, property securities, emerging market debt and global credit. First State manages investments on behalf of institutional investors with clients comprising pension funds, insurance companies, local authorities, sovereign wealth funds and charities and endowments. First State forms part of the asset management division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and operates as Colonial First State Global Asset Management (‘CFSGAM’) in Australia. As at 30 June 2016, First State and CFSGAM collectively manage £111.3 billion.

Co-Sponsors

Starwood Energy Group specializes in energy infrastructure investments, with a focus on natural gas and renewable power generation, and transmission assets. Through its general opportunity funds Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund I and II, and other affiliated investment vehicles, Starwood Energy Group manages total equity commitments in excess of $2 billion, and has executed transactions totaling more than $4 billion in enterprise value. The Starwood Energy Group team brings extensive development, construction, operations, acquisition and financing expertise to its investments.

Starwood Energy actively pursues attractive, risk-adjusted returns from both opportunistic acquisitions and development of energy infrastructure assets. Starwood Energy targets investments in hard assets with a promise of strong cash flows. Starwood Energy believes that this approach reduces downside potential, provides financial flexibility and broadens exit alternatives. Starwood Energy also targets greenfield and brownfield development opportunities where it can add value through its development expertise. Starwood Energy is actively pursuing solar, wind and other renewable energy projects in response to the rapidly rising need for green energy in North America.

Exus Management Partners is an independent investment and asset management company focused on renewable energy sector which brings turn-key investment opportunities to institutional and private investors.

The company has an:

  • Investment arm to originate and structure and place equity and/or debt securities;
  • Asset management arm to provide fully integrated management services for investors;

Exus provides an investment platform that allows investors to have direct access to investment in real assets, capable of generating superior relative returns, in projects that it fully manages and operates.

Exus Management Partners is currently managing over 800MW of wind and solar power generation in Spain and Portugal, representing more than €1bn of enterprise value and has raised and invested more than €370M in equity in the last 18 months alone.

InfraRed is a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate. It operates worldwide from offices in London, Hong Kong, Seoul, New York, Paris and Sydney. With over 120 professionals it manages over US$8bn of equity capital in multiple private and listed funds, primarily for institutional investors across the globe.

Following a spin-out from HSBC in April 2011, InfraRed is owned by its management team. Since inception over 25 years ago, InfraRed has invested in more than 280 transactions and launched 15 funds including two companies listed on the London Stock Exchange: HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and The Renewables Infrastructure Group. To date, six of these funds have been realised. For more information, please visit: http://ircp.com/

Caplantic GmbH is a joint venture between NORD/LB, Talanx and Bankhaus Lampe.

The core competences of Caplantic are products and services related to Alternative Assets, Private Equity and Financial Solutions. In this context, Caplantic offers structuring, support and management of investment products related to such illiquid asset classes as aircraft, shipping, real estate, renewable energy and private equity. Our services cover the structural investment tranches of equity-, mezzanine- and debt-investments, as well as synthetic structures. Caplantic sees itself as the interface between investors interested in alternative assets credit investments and corresponding risk modelling and reporting and the originators of such assets.

Catalyze is an intelligent infrastructure development and investment management group designed to accelerate and scale global renewable and sustainable asset creation.

Catalyze for the first time is making accessible development stage investing – the segment of the renewable energy market bearing the highest returns – to a broader range of investors.   Its cloud-based portfolio management tools will enhance the liquidity of investments, increase predictability of returns, and create a new level of investment transparency for limited partners.

Catalyze will utilize software-driven development management to empower its development partners, identify optimal investment opportunities, reduce risks, automate the development process, time energy supply to meet demand, and integrate third party services, data, and tools. A key Catalyze competitive advantage is in becoming a “developer of developers” – turning good developers into great ones – and creating a unique pipeline of development assets at massive scale.

Catalyze is led by seasoned industry veterans Matt Cheney, Tom King, and Joel Serface who have developed more than 50,000 MW of energy projects across 6 continents totaling more than $50 billion of investments.  Catalyze is actively expanding its network and executing on development opportunities globally. The first Catalyze investment vehicle to close in 2017 will focus on North American opportunities and future vehicles will target other developed and emerging markets.

 

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