Fengate Capital Management Ltd., one of Canada's leading alternative asset management firms, has announced the appointment of Andrew Cogan to the role of Vice President and the appointment of Ms. Valerie Garcia to the role of Senior Associate both with the firm's infrastructure bid/transaction team.
Andrew has over six years of power and utilities deal experience. He was most recently a Director of Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets Inc., where he advised on mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity financings for North American power and utility clients. Prior to CIBC, Andrew was a Manager in Accenture's Strategy Consulting practice for three years advising telecommunications and technology companies.
Valerie has 7 years of experience as a commercial lawyer specializing in infrastructure and power projects with one of Canada's leading legal firms. She has worked on over forty infrastructure and renewable energy projects since 2007, which has given her a deep understanding of complex infrastructure projects from a financial, technical and contractual perspective. Valerie has also been involved on almost every hospital P3 project to come to market in Canada over the last 5 years, including the Providence Care Hospital, the new Oakville Hospital and the St. Joseph's Health Care project.
As part of the bid/transaction team, Andrew and Valerie will be actively involved in all aspects of project sourcing and transaction execution on Fengate Capital's infrastructure projects.
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.