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LGT Capital Partners appointed by Shell pension fund investors to manage private equity and infrastructure assets

17 May 2023

LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP) appointed as exclusive private equity and infrastructure provider for multi-billion EUR portfolio. Team of six investment professionals to join LGT CP in new presence in The Hague, Netherlands, the firm’s 15th office globally.

LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP), a leading alternative investment manager headquartered in Switzerland, has been appointed by Shell Asset Management Company (SAMCo) to provide management and advisory services for its private equity and infrastructure assets for five of its pension fund clients as of 1 June 2023.

In conjunction with the appointment, LGT CP further expands its geographical footprint and opens a new presence in The Hague, Netherlands, marking the firm’s 15th office globally. The opening underlines the importance of the Dutch market and strengthens the firm’s proximity to private market and alternatives investors in the Netherlands. The six investment professionals managing the SAMCo portfolio join the LGT CP organization.

Roberto Paganoni, CEO of LGT CP, said: “The agreement on SAMCo's private equity and infrastructure portfolio illustrates the consistent focus on building long-term partnerships with our global client base. Thanks to our approach as a principal investor, we believe we are well positioned to accompany SAMCo and the Shell pension funds in achieving their investment objectives. We appreciate the trust placed in us.”