Damian Stanley joins AMP Capital infrastructure equity team

Global infrastructureInvestment house AMP Capital has hired Damian Stanley to join its infrastructure equity team as principal, investments.

He will be based in London and will report to Simon Ellis, AMP capital head of origination, Europe. Stanley will be responsible for leading transactions in the region for the global infrastructure platform and AMP Capital’s institutional investors.

Stanley has previous experience in leading transactions and managing assets within the infrastructure space, with a focus on the transport sector. He was most recently a director on the Australian board of infrastructure manager

Whitehelm Capital and chairman of its UK subsidiary board.

Other previous roles include head of infrastructure investment advisory, Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Morgan Stanley and managing director, Macquarie infrastructure and real assets at investment bank Macquarie Group, in Sydney and London.

AMP Capital global head of infrastructure equity, Boe Pahari, says that AMP Capital’s current focus is on acquiring additional assets for the global infrastructure platform in sectors such as transport, energy, communication and utilities.

AMP Capital has raised more than $540 million (€483.9 million) in new commitments for the global infrastructure platform since its launch last September. The target size for the platform is approximately $2 billion.

AMP Capital currently has $124 billion in funds under management, as at December 31, 2014.

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