Vauban, an affiliate of Natixis IM, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christoph Stagl as a Vice President based in Munich, Germany, as well as the appointment of Marcin Petrykowski as a Senior Advisor dedicated to the CEE region, based in Warsaw, Poland. Vauban continues to maintain momentum and expand its team abroad in order to further develop and reinforce its on-the-ground European expertise.
Based in Paris with a subsidiary in Luxembourg, Vauban’s team now totals 44 employees currently managing €5.1bn of assets under management invested in a diversified portfolio of infrastructure assets across Europe. The addition of Christoph and Marcin to Vauban’s team illustrates Vauban’s commitment to sustainable growth in Central and Eastern Europe.
Joining Vauban as Vice President, Christoph Stagl has more than 8 years of experience. Prior to joining Vauban, Christoph was Senior Investment Manager at MEAG, the proprietary asset manager of Munich Re Group, having gained equity investment experience in mobility, energy and digital infrastructure projects. Within his previous role at MEAG Christoph worked closely with Vauban as a member of the supervisory board at Indigo Group. Indigo is the global parking and mobility provider in which Vauban successfully invested in 2018.
Christoph has also gained strong infrastructure expertise at Macquarie in London, where he was responsible for infrastructure debt investments across all sub-sectors, and at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Frankfurt and London, with a focus on German coverage and capital markets. Christoph holds Bachelor and master’s degrees in economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business and the London School of Economics. At Vauban Christoph will be actively pursuing origination and asset management of the investment opportunities notably in the CEE region.
Marcin Petrykowski joins Vauban as a Senior Advisor dedicated to the CEE region and bringing more than 20 years of expertise, a majority of which has been in senior management roles, leading and managing strategic development and operational activity in international financial services and banking sectors. Marcin’s previous roles include Managing Director and Non-Executive Board roles, overseeing corporate growth and delivering strategic transformations for commercial businesses operating across Europe, especially Poland and CEE.
Marcin previously worked as Managing director at S&P Global – transforming the EMEA commercial organization to a new operating model and leading S&P’s entry into Poland and CEE. Marcin also held the role of Regional Head, Markets & Investor Services and Deputy General Manager at J.P. Morgan. Marcin graduated from Kozminski University in Poland and Lund University in Sweden. Marcin’s partnership with Vauban will further help to Vauban develop its expertise of the region.
“We are thrilled to have Christoph and Marcin join the team. They have a long and highly successful track record in Central and Eastern European markets and bring a unique skillset to Vauban. We are excited to leverage their expertise and extensive relationships in support of our strategic growth plans and enhance our position as a leading European core infrastructure investor.”
Gwenola Chambon, CEO of Vauban Infrastructure Partners