F&C Investments Hires New Private Equity Investment Director
F&C Investments has announced the appointment of David Walker as investment director for F&C’s Private Equity Funds.
Walker joins from the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Luxembourg, where he was head of Infrastructure Funds and previously deputy head of Equity Funds at the European Investment Fund (EIF).
He now returned to his native city of Edinburgh, where he will join the eight-strong F&C Private Equity Funds team, reporting to team head Hamish Mair. He will be covering European funds, co-investments and renewables investments.
“We are pleased to welcome David to our team. He has an excellent understanding of the market, and a depth of experience in European private equity investing that will be invaluable to the team,” said Hamish Mair, head, F&C Private Equity. “His expertise in infrastructure and renewables will complement the skills of our team. I have known David for many years and his capabilities will make him a strong addition to the group.”