Arcus at a glance
years average infrastructure experience
enterprise value of assets managed
assets under management
as at 31 December 2020
Senior members of the Arcus team have been investing and managing European infrastructure assets since the mid 1990s.
Over these 20+ years, the team has managed investments through a number of economic cycles and developed the know-how to look beyond short-term fluctuations to build better businesses and drive long-term sustainable growth.
Simon Gray & Ian Harding Co-Managing Partners
Arcus is a partner-owned, independent fund manager focused solely on European infrastructure investments. The firm has established robust governance structures and processes that provide strong alignment between the Partners in the business and the interests of investors and other stakeholders. Arcus is structured to ensure that responsibilities for the organisation’s principal activities are clearly apportioned so that management is conducted effectively, investment decisions are taken prudently and responsibly, and communication with investors is clear and transparent.
Arcus is a signatory to the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Stewardship Code and, as required under the FCA’s rule COBS 2.2.3R the following disclosure relates to our statement of commitment.
The core Arcus team has worked together for more than a decade and since the inception of the firm. The culture is one of collaboration and mutual respect that recognises the views of all team members and encourages them to contribute to key decisions. The culture is supported by an incentive programme that shares the successes of the firm widely across investment and operations professionals.
Arcus works in partnership with a number of organisations at different stages of the value creation chain.
Arcus is a member of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Arcus is a member of Invest Europe, formerly EVCA.
Arcus is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.
Arcus is a member of GRESB Infrastructure. Arcus and its portfolio companies participate in GRESB Infrastructure Assessment and ESG benchmarking process.
Arcus is a founding member of the Global Infrastructure Investor Association.