AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets further expands its Infrastructure Equity team with the appointment of Julien Gailleton as Principal


AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (“AXA IM - Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, continues the expansion of its Infrastructure Equity team with the appointment of Julien Gailleton, effective immediately. This appointment follows the arrival of Jeffrey Woodard as Principal on the team in May 2017.

Based in Paris, Julien Gailleton will report to Mark Gilligan, Head of Infrastructure Equity. Together with Jeffrey Woodard, Julien Gailleton will be responsible for leading origination and investment execution into the OECD infrastructure equity market, initially focused on Western Europe and spanning transportation, energy, water, digital and social infrastructure.

Julien Gailleton joins AXA IM - Real Assets following over seven years as Senior Investment Director at Caisse des Dépôts (previously CDC Infrastructure). In that role, he undertook asset management and business development responsibilities, and worked on deal origination and execution across the energy, transport and telecom sectors. Julien also served on the boards of several infrastructure companies including Butendiek, Rhône Express, and Viaduc de Millau during that time. Prior to his most recent role, Julien also worked for Bouygues Construction as a Project Finance Analyst.

Ruulke Bagijn, Global Head of Real Assets Private Equity at AXA IM - Real Assets, commented: “The appointment of Julien further enhances both the wealth of expertise and the reach of our team, as we continue to develop the Infrastructure Equity platform. As the understanding and appeal of the infrastructure sector continue to grow and demand for investment into infrastructure projects increases, we need the right team in place to allow us to act on and manage the opportunities available in the market, in order to build a diversified portfolio of assets that provide long term stable income for our clients.”

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1) Source: INREV/ANREV Fund Manager Survey - May 2017

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