London, January 21st, 2013 Pantheon, a leading global private equity and infrastructure fund investor, announced the appointment of Andrea Echberg as partner and head of European infrastructure investments.
Andrea, who is based in London, will be focusing on infrastructure secondary and co-investments as well as managing the primary infrastructure fund investments in Europe.Commenting on the appointment, Kathryn Leaf Wilmes, Global Head of Infrastructure, said: “We are delighted to welcome Andrea Echberg to our infrastructure team at a time of attractive opportunities across Europe. We expect strong deal flow in secondaries and co-investments as banks and insurance companies continue to sell down infrastructure assets due to regulatory pressure and as General Partners look for additional capital for co-investments. With her extensive direct infrastructure investment experience Andrea will be a great resource to help us to tap into those opportunities for our clients.”
Andrea joins from Société Générale where she was head of Infrastructure in the Principal Finance team, responsible for the bank’s co-investment programme. Before joining Société Générale, Andrea led direct investment teams at Macquarie Capital and ABN AMRO Infrastructure Capital, delivering successful investments in both brownfield and greenfield assets.
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Notes To Editors
Pantheon is a leading global private equity and infrastructure fund investor that invests on behalf of over 400 institutional investors. Established over 30 years, Pantheon has developed a strong reputation and track record in primary and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies. Pantheon’s investment solutions include customized separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment and infrastructure programs.
Pantheon has $23.9 billion in AUM and over 180 employees, including over 70 investment professionals, located across offices in London, San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong.
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Carsten Huwendiek, Principal, Head of Communication
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