London-listed global infrastructure fund Pantheon Infrastructure is investing €43m in a European transport and logistics company.
Pantheon Infrastructure said the investment is being through Pomodoro Holdings, a company controlled by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management.
Pantheon Infrastructure said the investee company is a ”specialist market leader in cold chain warehousing, transport and supply-chain management” that provides essential export and import operations of fruits and vegetables.
The investment is Pantheon Infrastructure’s first investment since its £400m (€465.6m) initial public offering and listing on the London Stock Exchange in November last year.
Richard Sem, a partner at Pantheon, Pantheon Infrastructure’s investment manager, said: “We believe this is a highly accretive growth opportunity and we are particularly pleased to have partnered with such a reputable sponsor in Apollo and with the highly experienced company management team.”
Vagn Sørensen, chairman of Pantheon Infrastructure, said: “We’re delighted to announce PINT’s first investment, which will support our objective to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns through investments in high-quality infrastructure assets primarily located in developed markets.”
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