Arcus Infrastructure Partners is an independent fund manager specialising in European infrastructure, which currently manages investments in the infrastructure sector with an aggregate enterprise value of €13.6 billion (as of 31 September 2015). Arcus aims to deliver attractive risk adjusted returns and yield over the long term through active management of infrastructure assets throughout Europe.
Senior members of the Arcus Team have been leaders in investing and managing European infrastructure investments since the mid 1990s. Arcus typically seeks control or significant influence to implement value creation strategies that drive growth and enhance performance in the investee companies.
Following a management buyout in 2009, Arcus was formed as an independent fund manager wholly owned by its partners. A strong governance structure underpins the business with all investment decisions made by a high-calibre supervisory board comprising a majority of independent directors.
The Arcus Team has extensive technical expertise in infrastructure investing, with core team members having been responsible for originating, executing and managing in excess of €28 billion of infrastructure transactions. The Arcus Team has strong industry knowledge in ports, rail, airports, roads, energy & power (including renewables), water, utilities and telecommunication sectors.
Arcus is fully aligned with its investors through a significant investment in Arcus European Infrastructure Fund 1 L.P. and a broad distribution of carry across the Team. Arcus has dedicated resources assigned to each investment with clearly delineated responsibilities to deliver the business plan over the period of ownership.