QIC hires Belman as partner

QIC – a global diversified alternative investment firm – has appointed Eric Belman to the QIC Global Infrastructure team in its newly-established New York office.

Belman will lead the firm’s infrastructure origination, investment and execution efforts in North America. QIC is one of Australia’s largest institutional investment managers, offering infrastructure, real estate, private equity, liquid strategies and multi-asset investments.
 
Belman’s appointment is part of QIC’s geographic expansion strategy and further deepens the firm’s sector expertise in the infrastructure space. This hiring follows the appointment in March 2015 of Giles Tucker in London to develop QIC’s European infrastructure investments efforts and Vittorio Lacagnina in October 2014 to lead investor origination in infrastructure across the Northern Hemisphere.
 
Ross Israel, Head of QIC’s Global Infrastructure, says: “I’m delighted that an infrastructure executive of Eric’s calibre is joining QIC. He will be pivotal in helping to lead and execute QIC’s global infrastructure offering. Eric’s appointment deepens the experience of our team across key sectors and geographies.
 
“Eric has an outstanding record of achievement in complex industries, including energy assets and other global infrastructure. His deep understanding of the North American marketplace, where we currently have A$620 million (US$435 million)[1] of infrastructure investments, and in operating infrastructure businesses will be of tremendous benefit to QIC.”
 
Belman says: “I am excited to join a firm of QIC’s stature and reputation. I look forward to bringing my experience in infrastructure, technology and corporate strategy to QIC and helping build its relationships and broaden its investment opportunities and offerings in North America.”
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