MOVES Citi hires Goldman banker to share management of world infrastructure – memo


LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Citigroup (C.N) has employed Luisa Leyenaar-Huntingford from Goldman Sachs (GS.N) to co-head its international infrastructure franchise because it seeks to win extra enterprise from cash-rich funding corporations specializing in infrastructure offers.

Leyenaar-Huntingford will probably be based mostly in London and can share duty with Todd Guenther in New York, in accordance with a memo seen by Reuters.

The pair will work carefully with business groups protecting healthcare, industrials, pure assets and clear power transition (NRCET), expertise and communications, given the vast scope of infrastructure investments.

Leyenaar-Huntingford, who helped set up Goldman’s infrastructure franchise in her time on the Wall Street financial institution, will group up with Citi’s Iberia co-head of banking, capital markets and advisory (BCMA) Jorge Ramos, who will proceed to be a senior member of the worldwide infrastructure franchise.

“The infrastructure sector is poised for further growth,” mentioned the memo, which was launched on Tuesday by Citi’s international co-heads of the choice belongings group Anthony Diamandakis and John Eydenberg, and its EMEA head of BCMA Nacho Gutierrez-Orrantia.

The memo mentioned there was “significant private investment demand across the globe to deal with environmental, energy, transportation, waste, communication, digital and other social needs.”

Reporting by Pamela Barbaglia; Editing by Jan Harvey

The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. Picture taken October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo