Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G plc, is pleased to announce Latifa Tefridj-Gaillard as Head of Capital Formation and Investor Relations. She will be based in London and start later this year.
Latifa joins Infracapital from DigitalBridge where she was a Managing Director and Head of European Capital Formation. She was primarily responsible for Capital Formation and Investor Relations in Europe and the Credit strategy globally. She was a member of the ESG committee and a board member of Wildstone, the leading outdoor media infrastructure company in the UK.
Her prior experience includes an extensive career at Goldman Sachs International where she spent over 16 years in Global Markets & Investment Banking. Latifa successfully led a number of European public and private transactions across asset classes with a focus on capital raising, structured financings, and hedging strategies. Whilst at Goldman Sachs, Latifa assisted and managed the formation of over $40 billion in funds across the capital structure. Altogether, Tefridj-Gaillard brings nearly two decades of experience to her new role, where she will be responsible for Capital Raising & Client Relations, supporting Business Development, Sustainability and Communications initiatives.
Latifa holds a Masters degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance from Paris IX Dauphine University and a Masters in Finance and Actuarial Science from ESSEC Business School in Paris.
The Investor Relations team has been further strengthened in the last twelve months with the addition of three new Associates with a set of diverse competencies, backgrounds and perspectives across infrastructure M&A, IR and Brand & Communication to continue serving our global partners.
Brittany Mark joined from IFM Investors where she was in the Investor Relations team focusing on infrastructure equity. Brittany studied Finance at Auckland University of Technology.
Jordan McCulla joined from Tulchan Communications where she advised both private and publicly listed companies on strategic communications across a range of sectors. Jordan studied Economics at the University of Dundee.
Natalija Vidakovic joined from DC Advisory where she worked in the M&A and Debt Advisory Infrastructure team. Natalija studied Finance at Bocconi University.
These recent appointments together with the existing team and one further hire early next year will support the growing global investor base and the wider momentum at Infracapital to continue investing in essential European infrastructure and delivering sustainable value for our investors.
Martin Lennon, Co-founder and Head of Infracapital, said:
“We are excited to welcome Latifa to Infracapital. She brings extensive experience and relationships which will be hugely beneficial to the Investor Relations team and the wider business in the coming years. More broadly we are really pleased to continue growing the team with such high quality people.”
Latifa Tefridj-Gaillard, Head of Capital Formation and Investors Relations said:
"I am delighted to join Infracapital, a well-established platform with an outstanding track record of investing in essential infrastructure across renewable energy, telecoms, transport and social. I look forward to working with the team to develop the business and help clients achieve their objectives, and to further grow our global network of partners."
If you require any further information, please contact:
Tom Murray/Stephanie Mackrell tel. +44 20 7353 4200
Infracapital invests in, builds and manages a diverse range of essential infrastructure to meet the changing needs of society and support long-term economic growth. We take an active role in all of our investments, whether nascent or large, to fulfil their potential and ensure they are adaptable and resilient. Our approach creates value for our investors, as we target investments with the scope for stable and sustainable growth. Our portfolio companies work closely with the communities where they are based, to the benefit of all stakeholders. Infracapital is well positioned to deliver the significant investment required to help build the future. The founder-led team of experienced specialists has worked with more than 60 companies around Europe and has raised and managed over €7.8 billion of client capital across six funds.
Infracapital is part of M&G Plc, an international savings and investments business, managing money for around 5 million retail customers and more than 800 institutional clients in 28 markets. Total assets under management are £348.9 billion (as at 30 June 2022).