DIF hires new Partner to lead new infrastructure strategy

door Roger Roumen op 08 sep 2016, 10:17 DIF hires new Partner to lead new infrastructure strategy

Schiphol, 8 September 2016 – DIF has hired Willem Jansonius as Partner to lead its new core infrastructure strategy.

DIF is pleased to announce the appointment of Willem Jansonius as Partner in its Schiphol office. Willem will be leading DIF’s new core infrastructure activities. Prior to DIF, Willem was a Managing Director and head of Benelux and Nordics at Macquarie Capital, where he was responsible for the infrastructure advisory and principal activities for 7 years. Before that he was the head of the private equity fund at Cyrte Investments and he worked for nine years at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance in Amsterdam and London, where he was involved in infrastructure M&A transactions. During his career he has led a wide range of international infrastructure transactions in the energy & utilities, telecom and transportation sectors. Willem has a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Utrecht University and a Master’s degree in Finance from Nyenrode University in The Netherlands.

DIF’s new core infrastructure investment strategy will target smaller and midsized infrastructure projects that are clearly outside of the mandates of DIF’s existing funds, targeting mainly the energy & utility, telecom and transportation sectors.

This announcement is not intended as an offer of securities for sale anywhere, including in the United States, and securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or exemption from registration under applicable US securities laws.

DIF Profile

DIF was established in 2005 as an independent fund management company and has circa € 3.3bn of funds under management.

DIF invests in infrastructure assets that generate long term stable cash flows, including PPP/PFI, renewable energy, regulated and contracted assets in Europe, North America and Australia. 

DIF has over 60 staff across 8 offices in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Luxembourg, Madrid, Toronto and Sydney.

For more information, please contact:

Wim Blaasse, Managing Partner email:

Allard Ruijs, Partner email:

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