Julian Robertson, Emil Henry Announce Formation of Infrastructure Private Equity Firm

Mon Nov 2, 2009 1:36pm EST

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Tiger Infrastructure Partners LP Will Invest in North American, European Middle
NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
Tiger Management, Julian Robertson and Emil W. Henry, Jr. announced today the
formation of Tiger Infrastructure Partners LP, an infrastructure private equity
firm. The firm will focus on managing investments in North American and European
middle-market infrastructure. 

The firm will be headed by Mr. Henry, previously global head of Lehman Brothers
infrastructure private equity business, and prior to that, Assistant Secretary
of the U.S. Treasury. 

Tiger Infrastructure Partners will focus primarily on private sector
infrastructure businesses in the energy and power, water, waste, transportation,
and communications sectors. 

Mr. Henry explained, "There are many small and medium-sized infrastructure
businesses that are outside the focus of larger infrastructure investors and
strategic buyers. With the credit market dislocation and diminished role of debt
capital providers, we believe many of these businesses` growth prospects are
constrained by their capital needs. We seek to fill that gap." 

Since returning capital to Tiger fund investors in 2000, Mr. Robertson has used
his investment expertise to evaluate and back other firms, including those that
invest in alternative assets. 

Mr. Robertson said, "We see a long-term opportunity for investing in
infrastructure projects on a global basis and believe the middle market is
underserved and less competitive. " 

The members of Tiger Infrastructure Partners previously worked together under
Mr. Henry`s leadership as members of Lehman Brothers` infrastructure private
equity business. The investment team includes Leanne Bell, previously of GE
Energy Financial Services; Marc Blair, previously of Lehman Brothers Private
Equity and Natural Resources Group; Alessandro Boninsegna, previously of Lehman
Brothers Private Equity; Pascal Casavecchia, previously of Lehman Brothers
Private Equity and the Carlyle Group; and Adam Emmert, previously of Highstar
Capital. The firm has offices in New York and London.

For Tiger Infrastructure Partners LP
Emil Henry
Fraser P. Seitel, 201-784-8880

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