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Martin Nelson-Jones heads the Infrastructure, Construction and Transport sector and has extensive experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. He acts for both corporates and financial investors, advising across various sectors, including energy and infrastructure and consumer products.
Anthony Day has experience of some of the most complex and business critical IT, technology driven and outsourcing projects globally. His particular experience is in high value, multi country transformation projects, including, a variety of outsourcing, off-shoring, systems implementation, data centre and cloud based transactions.
Bruno Candès is a Partner with InfraVia Capital Partners, a fund manager that specializes in the infrastructure sector with EUR 4 billion of AUM.
Bruno has more than 20 years of experience in global infrastructure markets in particular as a principal investor across Europe and North America.
Before joining InfraVia, Bruno worked for several financial and corporate institutions including Axium Infrastructure, Babcock & Brown, Egis Projects or Vinci.
I am a Director at DC Advisory’s European Infrastructure team, which I joined in London in 2017. I decided to move to DC Advisory because I was excited by the opportunity to work with a highly talented and very successful M&A and Debtadvisory team in the infrastructure sector.
I lead DC Advisory’s telecom infrastructure to practise across Europe focused on M&A and debt advice covering towers, fibre and data centre assets. Recent transactions advised byDC Advisory include (i) financial adviser to Equitix on the acquisition of telecom CLM in Spain, (ii) financial adviser to Basalt Infrastructure on the acquisition of bn:t and Soco in Germany, (iii) financing adviser to DWS on the acquisition of NLDC and DCG in the Netherlands, (iv) financial adviser to FieraCapital on the acquisition of Islalink from EQT in Spain, (v) financial adviser to an Asian consortium on the c.25% acquisition of Global Switch in the UK, and(vi) financial adviser to AMP Capital on the acquisition of Axion from Antin in Spain.
I have more than a decade of investment banking experience having worked on more than 40 transactions with combined Enterprise Value in excess of €25 billion.
Throughout my career, I advised top tier infrastructure funds (Allianz, Antin, APG, Ardian, Brookfield, First State, IFM, JPMorgan), premier utilities (CEZ, EDF, Engie, ESB, Osaka Gas,Suez) and leading infrastructure groups (Acciona, ACS, FCC, OHL) in regulated utilities, transport and telecom industries across Europe including UK, France,Germany, Spain and CEE as well as the USA.
Before joining DC Advisory, I worked for Societe Generale as Vice President in the Power, Utilities &Infrastructure team based in London where I was in charge of origination and execution of M&A and ECM transactions with European coverage.
I earned a Bachelor in business administration and an MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.
Chris is an Investment Director at Amber Infrastructure focussed on digital infrastructure opportunities across the UK and Europe, including fibre, data centres and towers. He joined Amber from Arma Partners, a TMT M&A advisory firm focussed on the European mid-market, where he covered the internet infrastructure and communications services sector and led numerous completed transactions in this vertical. Prior to Arma Partners, Chris was with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.