Fengate Capital Management Opens Office in Australia

TORONTO, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Fengate Capital Management Ltd. ("Fengate Capital"), one of Canada's leading alternative asset management firms, has opened an office in Australia as part of their international investment strategy. The office, located in Sydney, will be the headquarters for Fengate's Asia-Pacific operations. Mr. Greg Osborne has been appointed Managing Director – Head of Asia-Pacific to lead these operations.

One of the leading investors in the Canadian Public-Private Partnerships (P3) market, Fengate Capital has invested over $632 million across 26 infrastructure projects, representing approximately $10 billion in total project value. Part of the Firm's growth strategy is to focus on expanding into select international markets. According to Lou Serafini Jr., President and CEO, Fengate Capital intends to "support existing relationships and source global investment opportunities for its growing investor base."

Greg Osborne will lead the firm's Asia-Pacific initiatives by working to identify and target projects and establish strategic relationships with clients, partners and lenders in the region. "Greg is a highly-accomplished executive with an incredible amount of experience in infrastructure," said Lou Serafini Jr., President and CEO.

Greg has over 30 years of experience in the infrastructure, finance and banking sectors, as well as a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University. During his experience in specialized asset management, Greg oversaw the preparation, launch and operation of 5 unlisted infrastructure funds and 2 listed funds that raised over $5 billion.  Each fund had deployed its capital within two years following investment in several international infrastructure projects. He has been intimately involved in the corporate management and governance of organizations since 1999, and has been instrumental in the establishment of over 40 publicly-listed companies, private companies and trusts throughout the Asia-Pacific region and globally. Greg is currently Chairman and Director with Cobbora Holdings and was Executive Director with Macquarie Group for nearly 10 years.

About Fengate Capital Management
Fengate Capital is an asset management firm in the alternatives sector specializing in the management of customized infrastructure and real estate investment funds for institutional clients. The Firm has approximately $1.7 billion in assets under management with expertise in infrastructure, commercial real estate and seniors housing. With significant experience in public-private partnerships, independent power projects and real estate developments, Fengate Capital targets high quality investments across North America and select international markets. Since 2007, Fengate Capital has been recognized as one of "Canada's Best Managed Companies".

SOURCE Fengate Capital Management

For further information: Emily Ondercin-Bourne, Public Relations Coordinator, emily.ondercin-bourne@fengate.com, Phone: 905.491.6573


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