Damian Stanley joined AMP Capital's infrastructure equity team as a principal, investments, a spokeswoman said.
The position is new, and Mr. Stanley is based in London. Mr. Stanley reports to Simon Ellis, head of origination, Europe, and is responsible for leading transactions in the region for the global infrastructure platform and AMP Capital's institutional investors. AMP Capital said in a news release that it has raised more than $540 million in new commitments for the global infrastructure platform since it launched in September. Its target is $2 billion.
“(Mr. Stanley) brings a unique understanding of infrastructure transactions as both adviser and a principal and will provide valuable insight as we deploy the capital committed to our global infrastructure platform,” said Boe Pahari, global head of infrastructure equity at AMP Capital, in the news release. “AMP Capital's focus is on acquiring additional assets for the global infrastructure platform in sectors such as transport, energy, communication and utilities, and we have been encouraged to see deal flow steadily increasing across Europe. (He) will play a key role in finding the best opportunities from the region for our clients.”
Mr. Stanley was most recently a non-executive director of infrastructure firm Whitehelm Capital's Australian board, and was chairman of its U.K. subsidiary board, the release said. Prior to that, he was head of infrastructure investment advisory for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Morgan Stanley, a role he left in 2013, the release said.