Dallas, TX, [April 7, 2015] — Crow Holdings, a Dallas-based global enterprise with multiple operating businesses and signature properties today announced its strategic investment in Argo Infrastructure Partners (“Argo”), a newly-formed private equity firm focused on investing in lower risk core assets in the North American energy sector, including midstream, utilities and contracted power assets. Argo is led by a team of highly experienced infrastructure professionals, including its founding partner Jason Zibarras, former global infrastructure CIO for JPMorgan, and Larry Kohn, a former managing director at the same firm. Crow Holdings’ investment in Argo includes a minority interest in the firm, and will invest alongside Argo in the infrastructure assets it acquires. Argo has secured $500 million of initial capital commitments from leading institutional investors, including the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Mike Silverman, Chief Investment Officer of Crow Holdings Capital – Investment Partners noted, “Crow Holdings’ investment in Argo represents a natural extension of the firm’s extensive investment experience within the real estate asset class. By partnering with Jason and his team at Argo, Crow Holdings will expand that expertise to include energy infrastructure assets.”
“We are very pleased to have established our partnership with Crow Holdings,” said Zibarras. “The strength of our first capital partners is a testament to the expertise of our investment team, differentiated business strategy and the significant opportunities we see for our structure.”
About Crow Holdings
With the construction of a single warehouse in Dallas, Texas, in 1948, Trammell Crow began investing in real estate. Today, Crow Holdings is a Dallas-based global enterprise encompassing multiple operating businesses and signature properties. These operating businesses include Crow Holdings Capital – a registered investment advisor (RIA) comprised of private equity real estate funds and a diversified investment advisory firm – as well as Trammell Crow Residential (TCR) and Crow Holdings Industrial. The company’s signature properties include the Old Parkland Campus, the Anatole and Dallas Market Center – all located in Dallas – as well as the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, LA and the International TradeMart in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, please visit www.CrowHoldings.com.
Argo Infrastructure Partners is an independent investment manager with a long-term approach to infrastructure investing. Argo seeks investments in infrastructure assets that provide essential services. The firm’s investment group includes a highly qualified and experienced team of industry specialists with over $35 billion of transaction and investment management experience.
Argo provides its investor partners with access to high-quality infrastructure investment opportunities with effective alignment of interest and unique transparency. For more information, please visit www.ArgoIP.com or email info@ArgoIP.com
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