Allianz Capital Partners strengthens its infrastructure team with a new Managing Director to lead its asset management

Allianz Capital Partners, the asset manager of alternative investments for the Allianz Group, has hired Andrew Cox as a Managing Director in its infrastructure team.

Reporting to Christian Fingerle, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Infrastructure at Allianz Capital Partners, Andrew will formalize an asset management function within the infrastructure team to take responsibility for all asset management activities for the direct infrastructure investments. Based in London, he will also support the evaluation of new infrastructure investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Allianz Capital Partners, Andrew was a senior principal investor and asset manager for 3i in its infrastructure team for nearly 10 years where he worked on a variety of infrastructure transactions.

Welcoming Andrew to the team, Christian Fingerle said, "Since establishing a dedicated infrastructure team in 2007, we have gradually increased our portfolio to eight investments in Europe and one in the US. Andrew's vast experience in origination, structuring, asset management and execution in the infrastructure space will be significant to us as we continue to build a solid portfolio of good quality assets and develop new investment opportunities globally. His appointment reiterates our commitment to deliver the highest levels of asset management on behalf of our investors."

Speaking on his appointment, Andrew said, "Allianz Capital Partners has a growing reputation for being a leading alternatives investor and a trusted partner in the global market. It has strong ambitions to grow its direct infrastructure investment business over the next few years. I am looking forward to formalizing a new asset management function and working with an experienced team of infrastructure investors."