A few of our clients
- Antin Infrastructure Partners: Buildout of mid-cap and NextGen funds globally
- Partners Group: An MD search in Denver, as well as two Senior Director searches (London and New York)
- Renewable Power Capital: Buildout of entire investment team
- Osaka Gas: Retained to find a franchise leader for the Renewables investment platform
- Greencoat Capital: Retained to find their inaugural US Head of Asset Management
Case Study: Antin Infrastructure Partners
Backed by BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Antin Infrastructure Partners was founded in 2007 by Alain Rauscher and Mark Crosbie.
In 2012, the team completed the buy out of BNP’s stake, enabling the firm to become solely owned by its management. They’ve since grown into a leading value-add infrastructure private equity firm, comprised of over 40 investment professionals across London, Paris and New York, with AUM exceeding $12B over their 4 fund vehicles.
In 2021, Antin’s management listed the firm on the Euronext stock exchange with a market capitalization of EUR 4.1bn.
What our clients say…
“Over the past 10 years, we’ve had a strong partnership with One Search who helped us attract high-caliber and diverse talents in our investment teams and our investor relations team in Europe, North America and Asia. Their impact has been very significant, and we look forward to continuing this fruitful relationship for our future development plans.”
Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Antin Infrastructure Partners
“In our view, the key to a successful partnership with a search firm pivots on that firm’s understanding of the culture and ambition of the specific team. One has clearly made an effort to ensure every candidate reflected who we are.”
Chief Investment Officer
Allianz Global Investors
“As we have built the Edmond de Rothschild AM Infrastructure Debt business since 2014, hiring top, diverse, adaptable and ambitious talent has been the key priority to provide our investors with the best investment portfolios and service. One Search, led by the visionary Dan McCarthy, has been invaluable in this regard, working as a trusted partner and helping me, starting from scratch, to build a Franchise now consistently in the top 10 globally and growing.”
Global Head of Infrastructure
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management
“We have worked with One Search as our preferred recruitment partners for well over a decade. The team can be relied upon for hard work, dedication and finding great candidates that not just meet our skills requirements, but very importantly fit our culture.”
Global Head of Infrastructure
First Sentier Investors
“Our partnership with One Search has been extremely fruitful, yielding high caliber talent acquisitions in our investment team, our investor relations/fundraising team and even C-suite placements into our portfolio companies. We look forward to continuing this relationship long into the future”
Senior Managing Director
“Our partnership with One Search has already yielded five excellent investment professionals across our New York and Houston offices during a period of strategic growth at Orion. We look forward to working on many more successful assignments with them as we continue to grow at pace.”
Partner, Head of Infra Equity
Orion Energy Capital
“One Search clearly display a thorough understanding of the (energy transition) investment industry. Furthermore, they establish long term relationships and follow people throughout their career as they grow, connecting employers and employees in a very effective way. I recommend One Search to anyone recruiting or looking for work in this sector.”
Renewable Power Capital Ltd
“We have appointed One Search on numerous occasions. Their extensive industry knowledge allowed them to swiftly assess our requirements and to run an efficient search, from vetting candidates to closing the deal.”
Head of Infrastructure Equity, EMEA & Americas
“One Search have made a number of excellent hires for iCON Infrastructure, high-calibre individuals who have quickly become invaluable members of the team. Thank you One Search!”
iCON Infrastructure LLP
“Jack was regularly in touch with me, provided valuable guidance before the interviews and shared feedback after each round of discussions with the employer. I am very happy to further recommend Jack Atkins and the One Search team and I am looking forward to collaborating with them again in the future.”
Senior Portfolio Manager
Ampega Asset Management
“Finding a good headhunter is very difficult. We have been very pleased with the work from One Search. They quickly got to grips with our expectations and provided us with a number of strong candidates, two of whom have joined our team.”
Pioneer Point Partners
“We engaged with Liam and One Search in 2018 to assist on the expansion of our team for a Paris based role. Throughout the process they’ve shown a clear understanding of our team’s needs and culture and demonstrated their presence in the infrastructure sector matching us with a number of great candidates from a number of different markets. Their hard work and dedication resulted in us making a very good hire. We look forward to partnering with the team moving forward.”
InfraVia Capital Partners
“We value the One Search team for their professional advice and for introducing suitable and qualified candidates. The search for external employees is crucial to our business and global investment division. We find the sense of responsibility, personal commitment of the consultants with a focus on a precise and successful appointment remarkable.”
Managing Partner, CIO
Golding Capital Partners GmbH
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Throughout H1 2023 there has been caution in the air, with the broader economy already suffering the repercussions of high interest rates and an inflationary market. In such circumstances, it is common for companies to reduce costs by scaling back on recruitment, and we saw this with Global Investment Banks as they implemented hiring freezes after multiple rounds of layoffs.
In the introduction to the last edition of this report, we pointed out that a high number of moves from industry into private markets funds was being observed. Over the course of H1 2023, another interesting trend and the opposite flow of traffic has emerged with a significant number of professionals transitioning from banks and funds to join portfolio companies.
From the outside looking in, Infrastructure as an industry can seem quite niche. In fact, we as search professionals have heard in the past that it is too niche from industry-agnostic investors. However, we like to say that the further you zoom in, the broader the industry gets.