Investors has appointed financial services executive Florian de Chaisemartin as a director in the company’s London-based infrastructure debt team.
De Chaisemartin is the 17th member of the team that originates, structures and manages infrastructure debt investments.
Investors, the global asset management business of insurer Aviva
, has around £3.5 billion of infrastructure debt under management, with a focus on financing infrastructure assets in Europe.
“I am delighted to welcome Florian to Aviva
Investors. We continue to expand our footprint across the infrastructure debt spectrum, with a number of major projects currently underway,” said Laurence Monnier, head of infrastructure debt.
“I am certain he will make a strong contribution to the team as we take these forward,” he added.
De Chaisemartin held infrastructure finance roles with major institutions including Standard and Poor’s, where he served as a credit ratings analyst and an associate dealing with infrastructure finance ratings.
He was also an associate director at DEPFA Bank, a Dublin-based German-Irish company. A part of the bank’s infrastructure and asset finance group, De Chaisemartin was involved in the monitoring and restructuring of distressed infrastructure sector debt portfolio.
De Chaisemartin joins Aviva
from Legal and General Investment Management, where he was senior investment manager, originating, structuring and executing infrastructure debt transactions.