Hastings adds two to UK infrastructure team
Hastings Funds Management has appointed two new members to its European infrastructure team to strengthen the firm’s infrastructure equity, debt and business development capabilities.
Heiko Schupp has joined Hastings as investment director to lead business development, institutional relationship building and fund-raising activities in the UK and Europe.
Schupp will report to Peter Johnston, executive director, and work in conjunction with the London based investment team.
Prior to Hastings, Schupp was principal, head of infrastructure Europe at Pantheon where he was responsible for infrastructure investment opportunities in Europe. In this role he led co-investment, secondary investment and primary fund-of-funds investment activities. He was also responsible for fund raising for an infrastructure programmes with European institutional clients.
Prior to his role at Pantheon, Schupp was an investment director at EISER Infrastructure Fund, previously known as ABN Amro, and was head of infrastructure finance for Continental Europe at Bank of Scotland.
Also joining the team in London is Niccolo Massa, who joined the firm in February 2012 and has been involved with the debt and equity teams. He takes on the role of associate within the debt team reporting to Tim Cable, investment director also based in London.
Hastings chief executive Andrew Day says: “These appointments further boost our capability in Europe in recognition of our recent appointment to The RBS Group Pension Fund mandate and other client activity. We view Europe as an important geography for our clients due to the vast opportunities evolving in infrastructure equity and debt throughout the Northern Hemisphere.”
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