- Max Heilgemair, Christian Roy and Jedrzej Sanok join Amber’s Munich, Prague and Warsaw offices, respectively
London – 6 July 2020 – Amber Infrastructure Group (‘Amber’ or the ‘Group’), the specialist international infrastructure investment manager, has appointed three new investment professionals to the Group’s investment origination team.
The appointments strengthen Amber’s presence in Europe by adding additional transactional and geographic diversity to the team. The appointments follow the opening of Amber’s newest European office in Vienna which is led by former Erste Bank executive, Heimo Stauchner.
Max Heilgemair joins Amber’s existing team in Munich and will work on investments across a variety of infrastructure sectors throughout Europe. Max has extensive infrastructure transaction experience as former Senior Investment Manager at MEAG MUNICH ERGO. He previously worked at UniCredit Bank.
Based in Prague, Christian Roy joins Amber from PwC where he worked as a Senior Advisor on a broad range of infrastructure projects across Central and Eastern Europe (‘CEE’) and internationally. Christian will assist Amber’s CEE regional development following Amber’s appointment as investment advisor to the flagship Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund in February 2020.
Jedrzej Sanok joins Amber from Rothschild & Co., having worked in both London and Warsaw. Most recently Jedrzej was a member of the European infrastructure team, covering mergers and acquisitions and debt. Jedrzej will also support the build out of Amber’s CEE presence and will be based in Warsaw.
Amanda Woods, Chief Investment Officer, Amber Infrastructure Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome both Max and Christian to our team. Both join with a high level of knowledge of, and relationships in, European infrastructure. Together they bring a depth of experience that will be central to Amber’s growth in existing and new markets.
“We look forward also to welcoming Jedrzej in the next few months. His appointment will further enhance Amber’s pan-European operations, ahead of the exciting future developments in the Group’s activity.”
NOTES TO EDITORS
The Three Seas Initiative includes member states of Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia. The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund reached an interim close of €520m in February 2020, with further closes due in 2020.
Amber Infrastructure Group
Amber Infrastructure (‘Amber’) is a specialist international investment manager, focused on investment origination, asset management and fund management. With over €4.5 billion in funds under management, Amber invests across six funds and a number of managed accounts. Amber’s core business focuses on sourcing, developing, advising, investing in and managing infrastructure assets across the public, transport, energy, digital and demographic infrastructure sectors that support the lives of people, homes and businesses internationally.
Amber is headquartered in London with offices in Europe, North America and Australia and employs approximately 130 infrastructure professionals.
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Amber Infrastructure Limited
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