Aviva Investors has appointed Florian de Chaisemartin as director of its London-based infrastructure debt team.
The hire increases the size of the team to 17 people.
De Chaisemartin joins from Legal & General Investment Management where he was senior investment manager. Prior to this he held infrastructure finance roles with DEPFA Bank and Standard and Poor's.
Aviva Investors manages around £3.5bn of infrastructure debt under management, with a focus on financing infrastructure assets in Europe.
Recent investments include debt financing of new trains for Great Northern suburban services, linking Moorgate in London to Welwyn and Hertford, Stevenage and Letchworth and co-funding the refurbishment and construction of 46 schools in the United Kingdom under the Priority School Building Programme.
Aviva Investors head of infrastructure debt Laurence Monnier said: "We continue to expand our footprint across the infrastructure debt spectrum, with a number of major projects currently underway."
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