Torben Carlsen joins as the new chairman of the investment committee of Copenhagen Infrastructure II, thereby replacing Bjarne Graven Larsen, who has been appointed CIO of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Canada)
Torben Carlsen is the CFO of the listed shipping group, DFDS, and has extensive experience within financial analysis, investment execution, and risk management from the private equity sector and from various corporate finance positions in Danish and international companies.
The investment committee also consists of representatives from the fund’s investors and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners II P/S.
About Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S (CIP) is a fund management company focused on energy infrastructure including offshore wind, onshore wind, solar PV, biomass and energy-from-waste, transmission and distribution, and other energy assets like reserve capacity and storage. CIP has approximately 110 employees and offices in Copenhagen, Taipei, New York, Tokyo, Utrecht, and London.
CIP manages six funds and has more than EUR 8 bn under management. CI I, CI A I and CI A II have PensionDanmark as founding- and sole investor. CI II has 19 Danish and international institutional investors and CI III has 42 institutional investors from the Nordics, Continental Europe, the UK, Israel, Asia, Australia, and multi-lateral organizations e.g. EIB. CI NMF I has 15 investors from the Nordics and Continental Europe.
CIP was founded in 2012 by senior executives from the energy industry in cooperation with Pension Denmark.