AkademikerPension joins the AIP platform
New Partners at AIP
AIP is pleased to announce that Domenico Tripodi, Johan B. Nordang, and Ulrik P. Bornø have been named partners. The new partners will join Managing Partner Kasper Hansen in the formal leadership of the firm and help fuel the continued successful development of the AIP platform.
Kasper Hansen, Managing Partner at AIP, is pleased to see the naming of three new partners:
“I’m both proud and excited to be able to welcome Domenico, Johan and Ulrik on board as partners. They collectively have a wealth of experience and have led the development of the AIP platform over the past 7 years. With them as partners, I look forward to further expanding the team’s reach, pipeline of investments, and asset management capabilities to the benefit of our investors and the pension savers.”
Domenico Tripodi (35) joined AIP in the beginning of 2017 and has been responsible for sourcing and executing several landmark transactions. He led key parts of the acquisition of Walney Extension offshore wind farm and is responsible for the Blakliden and Fäbodberget onshore wind farms (“BlaFa”) acquisition. Prior to joining AIP, Domenico was at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners where he played a key role in the investments into Veja Mate and Beatrice offshore wind farms. Before this, Domenico was at DONG Energy Wind Power (now Ørsted) – initially in the investment analysis team and thereafter as part of the management team for the construction of Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. Prior to Ørsted, Domenico was part of Vestas’ EMEA Structured Finance team. Domenico is a CFA charterholder and holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bocconi.
Johan B. Nordang (40) has been a leading force behind sourcing and executing investments since joining AIP in 2013. Initially, Johan was responsible for the investments into Gemini offshore wind farm and Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm alongside Ørsted and several Danish institutional investors. More recently, Johan led AIP’s investment into Nyhamna and Vestprosess gas processing plants in Norway alongside AIP partner North Sea Infrastructure. Prior to joining AIP, Johan headed the M&A valuation team in DONG Energy (now Ørsted) where he was responsible for the sale of non-core assets and the acquisition of strategic assets. Johan started his career in an M&A role at Copenhagen Airports before moving to Macquarie Capital in London where he worked in investment advisory within transport infrastructure. Johan holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.
Ulrik P. Bornø (38) has been with AIP since 2013 and has been instrumental in developing the AIP platform and building out the team. In his current role, Ulrik is leading the asset management team as well as AIP’s business development and investor related activities. Previously, Ulrik was responsible for sourcing and executing investments. He was responsible for the acquisition of Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm alongside KIRKBI and Ørsted and was involved in the acquisitions of Gemini, Gode Wind 2, TeesREP, Walney Extension, and TDC. Before joining AIP, Ulrik headed the investment analysis team in DONG Energy Wind Power (now Ørsted), responsible for facilitating final investment decisions for a range of offshore wind farms. Prior to that, Ulrik held M&A positions with SEB Enskilda Corporate Finance and Credit Suisse Investment Banking in London. Ulrik holds a M.Sc. in Applied Economics & Finance from Copenhagen Business School and Boston University.
About AIP Management
Originally established as PKA AIP in 2012, AIP is now an independent investment manager dedicated to managing institutional investor’s investments into energy transition and infrastructure assets in Europe and North America. To date, AIP has invested more than EUR 3 billion across 15 investments primarily within energy transition. The target for the coming years is to invest up to EUR 1,000 million per year. AIP consists of more than 30 dedicated employees with experience from principal investments within PE and infrastructure, M&A, asset management, consulting, and energy- and infrastructure corporations.