AMP Capital has appointed a former Citi equity research director to its global listed infrastructure team to be based in London.
In a statement this morning, AMP Capital said London-based Michel Debs would join the global listed infrastructure team as a portfolio manager/analyst.
Mr Debs has over a decade’s worth of experience in sell-side equity research and makes the move from his former role in Citi’s utilities research division, where he worked for three years.
Prior to that, he was at Credit Suisse for more than six and a half years from 2008 to 2015 where he held similar senior research roles covering utilities, as well as materials and oil and gas.
From 2005 to 2008, Mr Debs worked in Paris as an auditor for PwC and then as a senior associate, transaction service with KPMG.
AMP Capital head of global listed infrastructure Guiseppe Corona said listed infrastructure investors needed to build a specialised investment team in order to find “the most attractive investment opportunities”.
“Investors can access stable returns from a range of investment opportunities in infrastructure, while benefiting from the diversification and liquidity that the listed approach provides,” Mr Corona said.
“Michel’s appointment brings valuable utilities sector knowledge and skills to the existing expertise on the global listed infrastructure team.”
AMP Capital’s global listed infrastructure team is now constituted of six investment professionals across London and Sydney.