Arcus Infrastructure Partners LLP

Asset ManagerStefano Brugnolo


  • Sector energy
  • Vehicle AEIF2
  • Investment Year 2019
  • Status Invested
  • Country United Kingdom

Key Metrics

  • Ownership 100%
  • Employees 20
  • Smart Meters Rented 532,000
  • Customers 120+ Energy Suppliers


  • Horizon operates as a Meter Asset Provider, supporting UK energy suppliers to comply with their obligations to provide smart meters to households and businesses across the country
  • Over the next 5 years the market is set to experience significant growth, driven by a UK government-mandated roll-out plan targeting the replacement of c. 36 million traditional meters with the installation of smart meters


  • Horizon leases smart meters under a long term contractual framework providing long-term visibility on revenues and costs
  • The company has a large and diversified portfolio of customers with a strong competitive position leasing to the fast growing innovative and independent energy suppliers
  • The company has developed a strong network of partnerships with leading meter manufacturers and installation service providers in order to provide their customers a high quality and fully integrated service
  • The company has a long track record in the sector having participated in the deployment of smart meters in UK since 2009
  • The strong operating capabilities and established relationships of the company also provide scope for exploring development opportunities in adjacent segments of the energy sector