IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund makes equity and equity-related infrastructure investments in companies focused on power, transportation, water, telecommunications, oil and gas midstream and downstream sectors.


Fund facts

Size (US)US$1.2 billion Vintage Year 2013 SectorInfrastructure RegionGlobal Emerging Markets

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund makes equity and equity-related infrastructure investments in companies focused on power, transportation, water, telecommunications, oil and gas midstream and downstream sectors.

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US$1.2 billion
Region: 
Global Emerging Markets
Sectors: 
Infrastructure
Vintage Year: 
2013
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Fund team

Darius Lilaoonwala

Co-Head

Darius Lilaoonwala

Co-Head, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Darius joined the World Bank in 1986, moved to IFC in 1989, and joined AMC in November 2012 as the Head of the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund.  At IFC, Darius was Global Head of Equity for the Infrastructure, Natural Resources sectors and headed IFC’s Global Power and Renewable Energy team.

 

Darius holds a BCom from St Xavier College, Kolkata, and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Viktor Kats

Co-Head

Viktor Kats

Co-Head, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Prior to joining AMC in 2010, Viktor was one of the principal members of the IFC Infrastructure Investment team, focusing on investments in energy, transport, and utilities. Viktor has worked in emerging markets for 20 years and has been investing in infrastructure for the last 15 years. He was also responsible for raising more than $2 billion for AMC funds.

 

Viktor has an MSc in Computer Science from the Moscow Institute of Electronics and an MBA from INSEAD.

Zulfiqar Ali

Principal

Zulfiqar Ali

Principal, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Zulfiqar joined AMC in 2014 after working in IFC’s Infrastructure and Natural Resources team.  Prior to IFC, Zulfiqar was a Principal at Abraaj Capital, where he worked on the landmark Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) transaction and was a senior member of the Abraaj management team for KESC. Previously, Zulfiqar spent 12 years with Citigroup in Project Finance and Risk Management.

 

Zulfiqar holds a BA degree from Vassar College and an MSc from the London School of Economics.

Deepali Bahl

Principal

Deepali Bahl

Principal, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Prior to joining AMC in 2013, Deepali held various positions at PineBridge Investments Asia Ltd. (formerly AIG Global Investments) for 16 years, including Managing Director at the time of her departure. Previously, Deepali was with Peregrine Capital Limited’s IPOs and M&A team in Hong Kong and Mumbai.

 

Deepali holds a BCom degree from the Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. 

Andrei Rotaru

Principal

Andrei Rotaru

Principal, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Andrei joined AMC in 2011 as part of the Capitalization Fund team and moved to the Infrastructure team upon its launch. Previously, Andrei was a Director at DP Holdings, an M&A Director for Rompetrol Group, an Advisor to the Minister of Privatization in Romania, and worked in the Corporate and Investment Banking Division at Société Générale. 

 

Andrei holds a BBA from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest and an MBA from the HEC School of Management in Paris.

Onur Goker

Principal

Onur Goker

Principal, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Prior to joining AMC in 2013, Onur was an Executive Director at Swicorp Private Equity, a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Illiquid Finance team, and held various investment banking advisory roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. 

 

Onur holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering with Certificates in Operations Research and Germanic Languages from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School with Highest Distinction (Baker Scholar). He is a CFA charter holder.

Suhitha Reddy

Senior Investment Manager

Suhitha Reddy

Senior Investment Manager, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Suhitha joined AMC in 2013 as part of the Global Infrastructure Fund team. Prior to joining AMC, Suhitha was a synthetic equity trader at Deutsche Bank, an analyst on IFC’s infrastructure investment team, and an analyst in the investment banking division of Citigroup in NYC.

 

Suhitha holds a BA in Management Science from MIT and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Joe Nanda

Investment Manager

Joe Nanda

Investment Manager, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Joe joined AMC in June 2016 as an Investment Manager with the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund. Prior to joining AMC, he was a Senior Specialist at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services focusing on power and infrastructure in emerging markets. Joe also held previous roles as a Special Projects Manager at Cummins Power Generation and an Equity Research Analyst at JPMorgan Chase in San Francisco.

 

Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from Pomona College, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Kanika Mayar

Investment Manager

Kanika Mayar

Investment Manager, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund

Kanika joined AMC in June 2016 as an Investment Manager with the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund. Prior to joining AMC, Kanika was an Investment Officer with IFC’s Infrastructure and Natural Resources team in South Asia where she focused on investments in renewable energy and telecom, media and technology over the last three years. Prior to IFC, Kanika was with Goldman Sachs’s Investment Banking Division in London, as a part of the Global Natural Resources team covering European clients in energy, metals & mining, and oil field services sectors.
 
Kanika holds a Bachelors in Economics from the Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Portfolio

Investment Sector Country Status Investment Date
Aegea Saneamento S.A. Water & Sanitation Brazil Current December, 2013
Azure Power Power India Current June, 2015
China Tian Lun Gas Holdings Ltd Oil & Gas China Current February, 2015
Gama Enerji A.S. Power Turkey Partially Exited December, 2014
IHS Nigeria Plc Telecom Pan Africa Current February, 2014
Internexa Participações S.A. Telecom Brazil Current October, 2013
Pacific Infrastructure Ventures, Inc. Transportation Colombia Current July, 2013
Pacific Midstream Oil & Gas Colombia Current December, 2014

Company

Sector

Water & Sanitation

Country

Brazil

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2013

Sector

Power

Country

India

Status

Current

Investment Date

June, 2015

Sector

Oil & Gas

Country

China

Status

Current

Investment Date

February, 2015

Sector

Power

Country

Turkey

Status

Partially Exited

Investment Date

December, 2014

Sector

Telecom

Country

Pan Africa

Status

Current

Investment Date

February, 2014

Sector

Telecom

Country

Brazil

Status

Current

Investment Date

October, 2013

Sector

Transportation

Country

Colombia

Status

Current

Investment Date

July, 2013

Sector

Oil & Gas

Country

Colombia

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2014