American Capital Energy & Infrastructure has hired Robert Wholey as managing director. Wholey will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in North America. Prior to American Capital Energy, Wholey worked at Highstar Capital, most recently as managing director, where he led investments in the midstream energy sector.
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure announced today that it has appointed Robert “Bo” Wholey as Managing Director responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in North America.
“We are pleased to announce that Bo has joined the investment team at American Capital Energy & Infrastructure,” said Paul Hanrahan, Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Energy & Infrastructure. “Bo brings substantial experience, particularly in the midstream sector, and has a proven track record of identifying niche opportunities and originating and managing successful investments within the energy sector. His deep knowledge of the midstream investment space and industry relationships will be valuable to the future growth and expansion of ACEI.”
Prior to joining American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, Mr. Wholey spent the last nine years at Highstar Capital, most recently in the role of Managing Director, where he led and managed investments in the midstream energy sector. Prior to joining Highstar Capital, Mr. Wholey worked at UBS in the Global Energy Group and was involved in capital markets and M&A transactions in the midstream and pipeline infrastructure, exploration and production, and oilfield services sectors. Mr. Wholey has 14 years of experience in private equity and investment banking, primarily in the energy sector.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure invests in global energy infrastructure assets, including power generation facilities, power distribution and transmission networks, energy transportation assets, fuel production opportunities and product and service companies focused on the power and energy sectors. ACEI is part of American Capital, Ltd.’s (Nasdaq: ACAS) (“American Capital”) asset management affiliate, American Capital Asset Management, LLC. For further information, please refer to www.ACEI.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure and structured products. American Capital manages $19 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $93 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). Through an affiliate, American Capital manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) with approximately $9 billion of net book value, American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) with approximately $1 billion of net book value and American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACSF). From its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $750 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com.