American Capital Energy & Infrastructure (ACEI) announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Robert "Bo" Wholey as Managing Director responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in North America.
Paul Hanrahan, Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, said:
"We are pleased to announce that Bo has joined the investment team at American Capital Energy & Infrastructure. Bo brings substantial experience, particularly in the midstream sector, and has a proven track record of identifying niche opportunities and originating and managing successful investments within the energy sector. His deep knowledge of the midstream investment space and industry relationships will be valuable to the future growth and expansion of ACEI."
Prior to joining American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, Mr. Wholey spent the last nine years at Highstar Capital, most recently in the role of Managing Director, where he led and managed investments in the midstream energy sector. Prior to joining Highstar Capital, Mr. Wholey worked at UBS in the Global Energy Group and was involved in capital markets and M&A transactions in the midstream and pipeline infrastructure, exploration and production, and oilfield services sectors. Mr. Wholey has 14 years of experience in private equity and investment banking, primarily in the energy sector.
In October 2012, Paul Hanrahan joined the firm as CEO. Rich Santoroski, Managing Director, and Rajeev Garside, Vice President, also joined the firm at that time.
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure invests in global energy infrastructure assets, including power generation facilities, power distribution and transmission networks, energy transportation assets, fuel production opportunities and product and service companies focused on the power and energy sectors. ACEI is part of American Capital, Ltd.'s asset management affiliate, American Capital Asset Management, LLC.
The firm announced on December 5th, 2013 that it has committed to invest up to $130 million in Azura Power Holdings Ltd., the company responsible for developing the Azura-Edo power project in Edo State, Nigeria.