James Jenkins has joined Global Infrastructure Partners as an MD based in New York. He will oversee GIP’s investor relations group. Most recently, Jenkins was at King Street Capital Management, where he was involved in sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities.
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading, independent global infrastructure investor, announced today that James P. Jenkins has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York.
Mr. Jenkins will oversee GIP’s investor relations group, including helping to deepen GIP’s relationships with large limited partners. He also will coordinate certain limited partner activities in evaluating prospective co-investment opportunities with GIP’s second investment fund, GIP II.
Jim began his career as an investment banking generalist at Lehman Brothers and then became a reorganization and leverage finance specialist at Credit Suisse. Mr. Jenkins spent 10 years at two hedge funds, most recently at King Street Capital Management, where he was involved in sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, represented the funds on the boards of directors of several companies and also was active in the investor relations group.
Adebayo Ogunlesi, Managing Partner of GIP, commented: “Many of us at GIP have known and worked with Jim for many years. We are extremely pleased to add Jim to the GIP investment team in New York where his senior client and investor relationship skills and his deep knowledge of equity and credit investment in distressed and event-driven situations will be an important addition to the GIP team.
About Global Infrastructure Partners
Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) is an independent infrastructure fund manager that invests worldwide in infrastructure assets and businesses in both OECD and select emerging market countries. GIP targets investments in single assets and portfolios of assets and companies in power and utilities, natural resources infrastructure, air transport infrastructure, seaports, freight railroad, water distribution and treatment and waste management. GIP has offices in New York and London, with an affiliate in Sydney and portfolio operations headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut.