ESG STRATEGY & GOVERNANCE
2021 EQUITY RATING3
Who We Are
Vantage Infrastructure comprises an experienced team, long-standing institutional relationships and a diverse equity and debt infrastructure investment portfolio formed from the international business of Hastings Funds Management.
Backed by experienced long-term asset management specialist
Partner-led with material staff ownership
Private infrastructure debt and equity investments only
25+ year legacy of infrastructure investing
15+ years of core/core+ investment experience
Comprehensive client servicing tailored to investors’ needs
ESG embedded throughout investment lifecycle
Focus on sustainable value/risk management
Best in class ESG practices and investor engagement
What We Do
We manage over 80 investments in the energy, environment, transportation, data infrastructure and social infrastructure sectors across Europe, North America and Australia. Our primary focus is to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns through the most suitable investment solutions we can offer to our clients.
Bespoke solution for individual clients aimed to deliver specific target return and/or yield objectives. Our mandates can cover single or multiple assets, target closed or open-ended products and offer full investment life cycle services or focus on asset management
Focused investment products targeting pre-defined risk, return and/or yield profiles with certain sector and/or geographical focus
Investment alongside a pooled vehicle in specific target private infrastructure companies
What We Stand For
We believe success is built from encouraging openness of communication and diversity of thought. We are a responsible, entrepreneurial firm focussed on developing long-term relationships with our investors, our shareholders, our investee companies, our industry partners and our network of advisers. We are passionate about our commitment to serving our clients and ambitious in the solutions we seek. We rely on a culture of collaboration, mutual respect and continuous improvement.
Our corporate values guide the behaviour we display with investors, with each other, with our investee companies and the communities they serve.
Vantage Infrastructure is majority-owned by Northill Capital (‘Northill’), part of the privately-owned investment group B-FLEXION. Northill is an experienced owner of specialist asset management businesses with a long-term and client-centric philosophy. Senior members of the Vantage Infrastructure team have a material equity stake in the business in partnership with Northill.
Our heritage is Hastings Funds Management (‘Hastings’), a global infrastructure specialist funds management firm with a track record of over 20 years. Northill completed the acquisition of the European, North American and Asia businesses of Hastings in the first quarter of 2018.
Industry Partnerships and Memberships
We work in partnership with well-recognised industry bodies, including:
Signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment
Member of GRESB Infrastructure and part of EMEA Industry Benchmark Committee
Supporter of the Task Force Climate-Related Financial Disclosures
Member of the Global Infrastructure Investor Association
Partnership with Myclimate to reach carbon neutrality
Consortium member and contributor to Moody’s Analytics Project Finance Data Alliance
Investor member of IIGCC
Signatory to the Initiative Climat International (iCI)
All figures as of 31 December 2021
1Full time employees
2AUM includes undrawn commitments and have been converted at a rate of GBP 1 = US$ 1.35
3GRESB is an industry association score and benchmarks the ESG management and performance of infrastructure fund managers and assets