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SL Capital Partners - infrastructure team laying foundations

02  October  2014

SL Capital Partners (“SL Capital”), a global private equity and alternative fund manager with over €8.2 billion ($11.2) billion) under management, today confirmed that the infrastructure team led by Dominic Helmsley (Managing Director Infrastructure) was in advanced stages of executing a number of prospective direct infrastructure investments.

The team’s strategy is to focus on direct investments in core infrastructure in the UK and selected European geographies and on mid-market transactions in utilities, transportation and energy.

Dominic Helmsley, Managing Director, Infrastructure, at SL Capital Partners, commented:

Dominic joined SL Capital in 2013. He has significant experience in infrastructure fund management through his time as a Partner at Arcus Infrastructure Partners, and as a Director at Babcock & Brown. In addition to resources from the broader SL Capital investment team, he is supported by Graeme Dunbar, Investment Director, who has been with SL Capital since 2008 and Jason Cogley, Investment Director, who recently joined from Impax Asset Management.

Peter McKellar, Senior Managing Partner and CIO at SL Capital Partners, commented:

"We have been examining the infrastructure asset class for some time and we have been able to demonstrate that we can access significant deal flow. Dominic has a tremendous track record and we are delighted that the infrastructure initiative and team has rapidly gained positive momentum."

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