Campbell Lutyens makes Bajnai a partner

Campbell Lutyens said Sept. 12 that Gordon Bajnai was named a partner and head of global infrastructure. He will continue as chairman of the firm’s global advisory board.


Campbell Lutyens appoints Gordon Bajnai as Partner and Head of Global Infrastructure

London (12 September 2019) – Campbell Lutyens, one of the leading global private capital advisors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Bajnai as a Partner and Head of Global Infrastructure. He will also continue in his capacity as Chairman of the firm’s Global Advisory Board.

Gordon joined Campbell Lutyens’ Advisory Board in 2011 and over the last few years has played an increasingly significant role with the firm. He will be based in Campbell Lutyens’ London office and will assume leadership of the firm’s global infrastructure practice in his new full-time role.

Gordon will continue to work closely with James Wardlaw, who has been appointed to a new position as Vice Chairman, Infrastructure. James will remain in his client-facing role advising institutional investors and fund managers on infrastructure strategy globally. Guillermo Marroquin, who is based in Chicago, continues in his role as Head of North American Real Assets.

Gordon brings a wealth of experience in government and the private sector. He served as Prime Minister of Hungary from 2009 to 2010. Prior to that, he held positions as Government Commissioner of the National Development Agency, as Minister of Regional Development and later as Minister of Economy and National Development.

In the private sector, Gordon served as Group COO of Meridiam Infrastructure between 2014 and 2017. Prior roles have included CEO of the Wallis Group, a major Hungarian diversified investment holding and deputy CEO of CA IB Securities, a leading Hungarian investment bank. He has also acted as Chairman of Budapest Airport and as advisor and director for Antin Infrastructure, Aegon Insurance and Raba plc.

In addition to his role at Campbell Lutyens, Gordon will continue to sit on the investment committee of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, a major investment programme by the European Union.

“The global infrastructure market has expanded significantly over the past decade and Campbell Lutyens has led the way as the first private capital advisor in the sector,” said Andrew Sealey, CEO. “We are delighted that Gordon is joining us on a full time basis to help us maintain and build on our market leading position.”

About Campbell Lutyens
Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is a global and independent private capital advisor, focused on fund placement and secondary advisory services. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 150 operating from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Los Angeles and Charlotte. Campbell Lutyens is consistently recognised as one of the leading fund placement and secondaries advisors globally.

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