3i announces senior hire in its Infrastructure team
3i is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel von der Schulenburg as Director in its Infrastructure business.
Daniel joined 3i on 18 July as a Director based in London and will have responsibility for origination and execution of investments across projects and economic infrastructure businesses, with a focus on the energy sector and German speaking region. Daniel was most recently a Principal at Hudson Clean Energy Partners where he was part of the leadership team managing a global $1.5bn portfolio of private equity and infrastructure funds focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency. He also acted as the Program Manager and an Investment Committee member of the firm’s infrastructure fund.
3i’s Infrastructure business, which had assets under management of approximately £2.4bn as at 31 March 2016, invests in economic infrastructure businesses and greenfield projects and manages a portfolio of operational PPP projects.
Since 31 March 2016, the 3i team has advised 3i Infrastructure plc on four new investments:
- £75 million investment in Wireless Infrastructure Group, the second largest independent communications infrastructure provider in the UK;
- €200 million investment in TCR, Europe’s largest independent asset manager of airport ground support equipment;
- €5m commitment to the Hart van Zuid greenfield PPP project in the Netherlands; and
- €69 million investment in Valorem, a leading independent renewable energy development and operating company in France.
Ben Loomes and Phil White, Managing Partners and Co-heads, Infrastructure, 3i Investments plc, commented:
“Following the continuing strong performance of 3i’s Infrastructure business, we continue to see good opportunities for new investments, including in the energy sector. We are therefore delighted that Daniel is joining our team. He brings substantial experience and knowledge in this area and we look forward to working with him.”
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About 3i Group
3i is an investment company with three complementary businesses, Private Equity, Infrastructure and Debt Management, specialising in core investment markets in Northern Europe and North America. For further information, please visit: www.3i.com
About 3i’s Infrastructure business
3i is a leading European infrastructure investor, with a track record of investing in infrastructure since 1987. The current team of approximately 25 investment professionals advises and manages a number of infrastructure investment vehicles, including 3i Infrastructure plc and two PPP-focused funds, BIIF and BEIF II.
3i Infrastructure plc (“the Company”) is a Jersey-incorporated, closed-ended investment company, listed on the London Stock Exchange and regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission. The Company is a long-term investor in infrastructure businesses and assets. The Company’s market focus is on economic infrastructure in developed economies, principally in Europe, in the utilities, transportation, telecommunications and energy sectors, investing in operational businesses which generate long term yield and capital growth. 3i Infrastructure also invests in greenfield projects.