NEW YORK, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — QIC, a long-term specialist manager in alternatives, announced today that it has bolstered QIC’s Private Debt capability this week with the addition of the head of QIC’s new Infrastructure Debt capability, a further senior hire in New York, and the head of the operational and strategic support capability in Brisbane, Australia.
Evan Nahnsen has joined QIC as Head of Private Debt, Infrastructure. Evan is based in QIC’s New York office with responsibility for leading a global investment team, initially located in New York and London. With more than 15 years’ experience, Evan has a proven record of leadership and creativity in infrastructure debt deal origination, structuring and execution. He joins the business from AMP Capital where he was a Principal on the infrastructure debt team. Evan reports directly to Head of QIC Private Debt Andrew Jones.
Lindsay Scully has joined QIC’s New York office as a Principal on the infrastructure debt team. A former Director in the Energy and Infrastructure Group at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank with more than 15 years of experience, Lindsay will be responsible for the origination of investment opportunities in the North American market. In her previous role, Lindsay originated, structured and executed loans principally focusing on power generation and midstream energy assets in North America.
QIC has also welcomed David Spiez as General Manager, Strategy and Operations – Private Debt. David will be based in QIC’s headquarters in Brisbane. David provides operational, strategic, financial and client advice and support to the Private Debt team globally. He is also responsible for ensuring that the team’s governance and operational processes are of the highest standard. David joins QIC from Standard Chartered Bank where he was Managing Director – Commercial Real Estate, responsible for originating and executing strategic transactions for clients across EMEA and global markets.
In welcoming Evan, Lindsay and David, Head of QIC Private Debt Andrew Jones said that he was excited by the calibre of talent joining QIC:
“We continue to see attractive investment opportunities globally for investors in the subordinated infrastructure debt space. Given the experience and capability of our new colleagues, we are positioning ourselves to capture the best of these opportunities for our clients. We look forward to continuing to build out our investment capability in this strategy and expect to be in a position to announce further additions to the team shortly.”
QIC is a long-term specialist manager in alternatives offering infrastructure, real estate, private capital, liquid strategies and multi-asset investments. It is one of the largest institutional investment managers in Australia, with A$85bn (US$65bn) in funds under management. QIC has over 800 employees and serves more than 115 clients. Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, QIC also has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit: www.qic.com.
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