Financial data FY2019
Capex Spending ($M)
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(through Stichting Depositary PGGM Infrastructure Funds, as depositary of and for the account of PGGM Infrastructure Fund 2012)
(through Stichting Depositary APG Infrastructure Pool 2011, for and on behalf of APG Infrastructure Pool 2011)
(through Lanturn SCA, an entity managed by the ARDIAN Group)
The PGGM Infrastructure Fund 2012 is an investment fund managed by PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V. As of 30 June 2015, the fund has managed over €200 billion of assets on behalf of its clients.
PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V.is a subsidiary of PGGM N.V., a Dutch pension service provider that services various Dutch pension funds with investment and asset management, pension administration, management support and policy advice. Together, these pension funds have more than 2.5 million participants.
All shares of PGGM N.V. are held by PGGM Coöperatief U.A., a cooperative entity whose members are representatives of employers’ organizations, unions, employers, workers and pensioners in the health care and welfare sector.
APG provides collective pension schemes for participants in the education, government and construction sectors, for cleaning and window-cleaning companies, housing corporations, energy and utility companies as well as social or sheltered employment.
As of 30 June 2015, APG has managed at total of approximately €412 billion pension assets for these sectors. APG works with over 30,000 employers and provides income for approximately 4.5 million participants.
Ardian, founded in 1996 and led by Dominique Senequier, is an independent private investment company with assets of US$65bn managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. The company, which is majority-owned by its employees, keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and delivers investment performance to its global investors while fuelling growth in economies across the world. Ardian’s investment process embodies three values: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.
Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 470 employees working through twelve offices in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Zurich, New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Singapore, Jersey, Luxembourg. The company offers its 610 investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Ardian Funds of Funds (primary, early secondary and secondary), Ardian Private Debt, Ardian Buyout (including Ardian Mid Cap Buyout Europe & North America, Ardian Expansion, Ardian Growth and Ardian Co-Investment), Ardian Infrastructure, Ardian Real Estate and Ardian Mandates.
Board of Directors
Haroun van Hövell
Haroun van Hövell is chairman of the Board since June 2018. He is the founder and managing director of Fort Bay Capital, an investment firm dedicated to the exploration & production, midstream, oilfield services, power and renewable sectors, co-investing with partners and deploying its own funds. He has more than 20 years of experience in energy, infrastructure, private equity and finance. His prior experience includes Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, where he acted as Head of Energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as Riverstone Holdings, 4Gas Holding, The Carlyle Group and Salomon Smith Barney.
Mr. van Hövell has held various board positions and has been actively involved in a number of investments, including Flowstream Commodities, Acteon, Trans European Oil & Gas, HES International, White Rose Energy, Fairfield Energy, Hestya, Cuadrilla Resources and Petroplus International.
Mr. van Hövell received a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and his M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.
Edward Sigar is member of the Board since 2013. He has more than 35 years of experience in the oil, energy and coal industries. Prior to his current role, Mr Sigar has been managing director of DONG Energy Sales, a large energy group in Northern Europe with a portfolio including natural gas, electricity and renewable energy, and acted as country chairman for The Netherlands. Prior to DONG Energy Sales, Mr Sigar was trading director at Eon Energy Trading from 2008 to 2009, a member of the board of directors of Eon Benelux from 2000 to 2007, vice-president sales & marketing for oil at Royal Vopak from 1999 to 2000 and managing director at Tankstore, Singapore, a joint venture storage company of Royal Vopak and GATX from 1996 to1999. Mr Sigar holds an MSc in Economics and a bachelor of laws from the Free University of Amsterdam.
Henk Huizing is member of the Board since 2013. From 2008-2015 he headed the Infrastructure Investment team at the € 200 billion asset manager PGGM in the Netherlands. Since then Henk holds several Board memberships and is member of the Executive Committee and regional head Europe of the Global Infrastructure Investment Association. Henk has 20 years experience in international corporate banking and project finance with ABNAMRO and NIBC/Nationale Investeringsbank and 10 years experience in infrastructure investments and asset management with PGGM and APG/ABP.
Jan-Willem Ruisbroek works for the Infrastructure division at APG Asset Management. In that role he is responsible for acquisitions in, and monitoring of, private infrastructure companies and projects. He has over 10 years of investment management experienced in various sectors such as transport-, energy- and social infrastructure. Jan-Willem holds degrees in Financial Economics and Infrastructure Engineering.
Bart Saenen is member of the Board since 2019. Bart is Senior Portfolio Manager Infrastructure at APG Asset Management. In that role he is responsible for acquisitions in, and monitoring of, private infrastructure companies and projects. Bart brings over 14 years of experience in infrastructure, split between investment management roles and a corporate background.
Prior to APG, Bart was member of the Management Committee of Q-Park BV as Corporate Director Investments and Portfolio Management. Before that Bart held the position of Senior Investment Manager Infrastructure at PGGM.
Bart holds a MSc degree in Business Administration from Maastricht University and he is CFA Charterholder.
Simo Santavirta joined Ardian Infrastructure in 2016 with over 18 years’ industry experience, of which 13 years were spent at the global power generation group, InterGen, while being based in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. At InterGen, most recently he held the position of Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Management, based in InterGen’s head office in the USA. Prior to that, his other roles at InterGen include Vice President and General Manager in the Philippines and Director of Business Development for North West Europe. An engineer by background, Simo Santavirta started his career at Finnish energy company, Fortum Oyj in 1998.
Simo is leading the Asset Management Team within Ardian Infrastructure and is also a member of Ardian Infrastructure’s investment committee. Simo currently holds a number of board positions within Ardian Infrastructure’s portfolio.
Simo has an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.
Andrew Liau joined Ardian in 2009. Andrew has been active in the infrastructure and related sectors for the past 17 years and has extensive investment, financing and advisory experience across a number of sub-sectors, in a range of countries. Since joining Ardian, he has been closely involved in the acquisition and post-acquisition activities of several infrastructure companies including regulated and unregulated energy, waste, water and transport assets. Andrew plays a leading role in the co-ordination of infrastructure co-investment opportunities. In previous roles, Andrew has advised a number of Canadian energy companies regarding strategic restructuring assignments and buy side acquisition activities. Immediately prior to joining Ardian, Andrew worked at First State Investments as a founding member of their European Infrastructure Team. Prior to this, he worked at RBC Capital Markets, in Canada in Investment Banking Advisory and then in London in Infrastructure Finance.
Andrew currently holds a number of board positions within Ardian’s infrastructure portfolio. He is also a member of Ardian Infrastructure’s investment committee and a board member of Ardian UK.
Andrew graduated with honours from the University of British Columbia with a major in Finance. He is a CFA Charterholder.
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