News / ArcLight Capital Partners hires Freshfields' Managing Partner as COO

ArcLight Capital Partners hires Freshfields' Managing Partner as COO

🕔 October 14, 2013
Danish CIP's 3rd energy fund secures EUR2.8 billion in commitments

The Lawyer has announced that Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer global managing partner Ted Burke is joining energy private equity firm, Arclight Capital Partners, as general counsel and COO.

Burke will step down from the role in the first quarter of 2014. He was elected as Managing Partner at Freshfields in 2005.

David Aitman will take over from Burke. Aitman is currently the senior elected member of the firm's governing body, the Partnership Council, and also co-chairs the partnership recommendation committee.

The Lawyer reports that Burke said:

"I've had a fantastic time at Freshfields and I've genuinely appreciated how patient and generous the firm's been. It's been a privilege to be in that role but it's time for me to go home."

In a statement, Senior partner Will Lawes added:

"The firm owes much of its recent success to Ted's strategic guidance and courageous leadership. In David Aitman we have a hugely respected and wise partner, with a deep understanding of our business and culture. I'm looking forward to working even more closely with him as we implement our strategy."

ArcLight Capital Partners is an energy-focused investment firm, formed in 2011 and that manages over $10 billion in five funds. The firm invests across the entire energy industry value chain.



League Tables

InfraPPP accepts project & transaction submissions to ensure that the data we have in our databases is accurate.

Download Submission Form  Download Submission Form

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and get in your inbox jobs, news and business opportunities.


Requests for Expression of Interest in Ghana
Oman Power & Water Procurement Company

Follow us on Twitter