Anglian Water Group Limited (AWG) is the ultimate parent company of a group of companies set up to acquire AWG Plc by a consortium in 2006 (the Osprey Consortium).
The Osprey Consortium comprises pension fund and long-term infrastructure investors and fund managers. These investors are committed and responsible owners who have strong reputational and ethical standards. The investors have affirmed their support for the management and strategy of the group and have each nominated experienced non-executive directors to AWG’s board.
Overview of the Osprey Consortium
Igneo Infrastructure Partners is an unlisted infrastructure asset management business and is part of the First Sentier Investors Group, a global asset management business. The First Sentier Investors Group has US$174 billion in assets under management (as at 31 March 2022) on behalf of institutional investors, pension funds, wholesale distributors, investment platforms, financial advisors and their clients worldwide.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments™) is a professional investment management organization that manages the Fund in the best interest of the more than 20 million contributors and beneficiaries of the Canada Pension Plan. In order to build diversified portfolios of assets, investments are made around the world in public equities, private equities, real estate, infrastructure and fixed income. Headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney, CPP Investments is governed and managed independently of the Canada Pension Plan and at arm’s length from governments. At 31 March 2022, the Fund totalled $539 billion.
IFM Global Infrastructure Fund is a fund advised by IFM Investors. IFM Investors is a global institutional fund manager owned by 19 profit-to-member Australian pension funds, specialising in infrastructure, private equity, debt and equity investments. IFM invests on behalf of approximately 120 million pensioners from around the world. This includes more than 4m UK pensioners, who invest in Anglian Water Group via the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund.
Camulodunum Investments Limited is a joint investment vehicle for Dalmore Capital and GLIL Infrastructure with a 15% total ownership:
Dalmore Capital (“Dalmore”) is an independent fund manager, founded in 2009 by three partners. Dalmore has a focus on long-term, limited-volatility infrastructure investments, particularly in the UK, and sources capital from UK and overseas institutional investors. Dalmore has more than 1.3 million pension holders invested directly in AWG. Dalmore has interests in over 130 infrastructure assets and has assets under management of over £5.5bn.
GLIL Infrastructure LLP targets core infrastructure projects, mainly in the UK, and is run by the pension funds of Greater Manchester, Merseyside, West Yorkshire - collectively known as the Northern Pool - and Local Pensions Partnership Investments (LPPI), which manages the assets of Berkshire, Lancashire and London Pensions Fund Authority. In April 2019, GLIL announced that Nest, the UK Government-backed auto-enrolment provider would become an investor in the fund. GLIL serves over 1 million scheme members (including pensioners and individuals in active employment who are paying into their pension fund).
Infinity Investments S.A. belongs to a group of entities ultimately wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and focuses on infrastructure investments in Europe.
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