Antin Infrastructure Partners appoints Francisco Abularach as a Senior Partner7 June 2021
Formerly Global Co-Head of Infrastructure at Citigroup, Francisco Abularach brings to Antin his extensive experience and unparalleled network in the infrastructure sector
Antin Infrastructure Partners, one of the world’s leading infrastructure investment firms, announces the appointment of Francisco Abularach as a Senior Partner.
Mr. Abularach is a recognized leader in the infrastructure sector. He brings over 25 years of experience at Citigroup, where he spearheaded the bank’s focus on infrastructure and led the execution of strategic transactions across the asset class, including in utilities, energy, transportation, telecommunications and healthcare. Mr. Abularach was most recently Global Co-head of Infrastructure at Citigroup. From 2012 to 2019, he was European Co-head of Infrastructure. He holds a BA from Bucknell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
His appointment follows Antin’s recent announcement of the addition of several senior professionals to work on a new initiative focused on next generation infrastructure opportunities. Mr. Abularach will join the firm in London before relocating to New York next year, where he will join Senior Partner Kevin Genieser – who continues having administrative responsibility of the New York office – to jointly lead investment efforts for Antin’s flagship funds.
Francisco Abularach said: “I am excited to join Antin Infrastructure Partners, a firm with a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Antin’s success story since its creation has been remarkable and its track record of delivering value is impressive. I look forward to being part of the Antin team.”
Alain Rauscher, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Antin Infrastructure Partners said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Cisco to the Antin team. His expertise and network within the infrastructure community are unparalleled. His extensive knowledge of the infrastructure landscape will be a major asset to enable us to continue leveraging exciting investment opportunities across infrastructure asset classes.”
Mark Crosbie, Managing Partner of Antin Infrastructure Partners, added: “Cisco’s appointment is an important milestone for Antin. Infrastructure investments require being one step ahead and Cisco’s invaluable experience and knowledge will help us be at the forefront of value-add investing for the years to come.”
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About Antin Infrastructure Partners
Antin Infrastructure Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments. Based in Paris, London and New York, and fully owned by its 20 partners, the firm employs over 120 professionals. Antin targets majority stakes in infrastructure businesses in the energy and environment, telecom, transport and social infrastructure sectors. Since its foundation, Antin has raised approximately €17 billion in commitments from its global investor base and has made investments in 28 companies.