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Vantage Infrastructure highlights use of ESG Assessment Methodology

Vantage Infrastructure introduced a formal ESG Assessment Methodology for debt investments in early 2018. More than 25 investments have now been rated under this methodology helping our clients understand the ESG profile of their portfolios and informing our origination and asset management activities over the investment lifecycle. This is the latest evolution within the firm’s overall ESG framework, 360° ESG.

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Vantage Infrastructure’s ESG mission: Turning a ‘should’ into a ‘must’

At Vantage, we embrace ESG for three simple reasons:

  • Responsible investing enables us to achieve our clients’ strategic objectives;
  • ESG factors can impact returns positively or negatively, and we believe systematic and effective risk management can contribute not only to resilience but also to long-term value creation for all stakeholders; and
  • Most fundamentally, given the essential role infrastructure plays in the community, robust ESG processes are crucial to fulfil its social contract.

Our ESG mission at Vantage is to ‘turn a SHOULD into a MUST’. Our ambition runs through identifying areas for innovation, taking systematic actions and establishing an ESG culture and finally a deliberate practice mindset to drive continuous improvement.

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Vantage Infrastructure assists CNIC and GT Fund in their acquisition of a 33.3% interest in Redexis Gas

London, 21 June 2018 – Redexis Gas has announced that Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (“ATP”), Universities Superannuation Scheme (“USS”), along with new financial investors Guoxin Guotong Fund LLP (“GT Fund”) and CNIC Corporation Limited (“CNIC”), have completed the acquisition of a 50.1% stake in Redexis Gas, S.A. and Redexis Gas Finance B.V. (together “Redexis Gas” or “the Company”) from Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners II. Following this announcement yesterday, Vantage Infrastructure is pleased to confirm its role in the origination and execution of this transaction together with GT Fund and CNIC, as well as its ongoing involvement with the Company going forward.

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Vantage Infrastructure confirms commitment to ESG

London, 18 June 2018 – As part of the firm’s steady endeavour to foster sustainable investment and asset management practices across its debt and equity managed portfolios, Vantage Infrastructure has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). This follows Vantage becoming a member of GRESB* in April 2018.

*Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

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Vantage Infrastructure hires three new investment team members

London, 29 May 2018 – Vantage Infrastructure today announces the hire of three new investment team members to its London-based equity and debt infrastructure teams.

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Hastings’ International businesses rebrand as Vantage Infrastructure

London, 10 April 2018 – Following the completion of Northill Capital’s (‘Northill’) acquisition of the international businesses of Hastings Funds Management*, the global infrastructure specialist, Hastings’ international businesses will rebrand from today and will be known as Vantage Infrastructure.

*Hastings Funds Management (UK) Limited, Hastings Funds Management (US) Inc., Hastings Funds Management (Asia) Pte. Limited

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