AlpInvest Partners, the private equity fund of funds arm of The Carlyle Group’s Solutions platform has appointed Justine Gordon as managing director. In this position, she will focus on secondary and co-investment opportunities in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She is based in New York.
AlpInvest Partners, the private equity fund of funds arm of The Carlyle Group’s (NASDAQ: CG) Solutions platform today announced the appointment of Justine Gordon as Managing Director. In this position, Ms. Gordon will focus on secondary and co-investment opportunities in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She is based in New York.
Jacques Chappuis, Chairman of AlpInvest and Head of Carlyle Solutions, said, “Justine has an extraordinary track record of originating transactions and developing new products across diverse sectors. Her extensive experience and knowledge in the energy and infrastructure sectors will help us identify new opportunities and develop creative investment solutions for our investors.”
Ms. Gordon said, “I am delighted to join AlpInvest, a robust private equity asset manager with a diversified, high-quality portfolio and a professional team focused on providing investment insights and solutions to meet investor needs. I look forward to working with the team to identify attractive opportunities in the energy and infrastructure investment sectors.”
Ms. Gordon has nearly 20 years of experience in real assets, private equity investing and investment banking. Prior to joining AlpInvest, she was a Managing Director and Head of Acquisitions for Guggenheim Infrastructure, where she led the investment team tasked with building the private infrastructure investing business with an initial focus on energy and power. Ms. Gordon joined Guggenheim Partners from RREEF Infrastructure, the infrastructure investing business of Deutsche Asset Management, where she served as a Director and Co-Head of Acquisitions. Prior to that, Ms. Gordon was a Principal at Chartwell Investments.
Ms. Gordon earned a Masters of Philosophy in Finance from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Commerce Honors in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.
About AlpInvest Partners
AlpInvest Partners is one of the largest private equity investors in the world, with approximately $51.6 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2014. AlpInvest’s activities cover a broad range of private equity investing, including Primary Fund commitments, Secondary purchases and Co-Investments. The firm’s investments span the full spectrum of private equity: buyouts, venture capital, growth capital, mezzanine, and distressed. AlpInvest manages programs for a number of institutional investors globally.
About The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $203 billion of assets under management across 126 funds and 139 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2014. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,600 people in 40 offices across six continents.