Markus Hottenrott is a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of MSI. Throughout his 17-year career at Morgan Stanley, Markus has developed an in-depth understanding of the global nature of the infrastructure industry. Since joining MSI, he originated and led the execution of an investment in Agorà Investimenti, the acquisition of Madrileña Red de Gas (“MRG”) and its subsequent bolt-on acquisition, and co-led MSI’s execution of the Montreal Gateway Terminals transaction as well as the investment in the debt of British Airport Authority and the subsequent exit from the position. In his role as CIO, he was involved in the acquisitions of Continuum Wind, Affinity Water and General Electric’s stake in Southern Star. He currently serves on the board of directors of several portfolio assets, including Montreal Gateway Terminals, Agorà Investimenti and MRG. Prior to joining MSI, Markus co-headed Morgan Stanley’s European transportation and infrastructure industry group in the Investment Banking Division, where he specialized in privatizations and structured finance transactions in Europe and the Middle East. Before that, in the Firm’s German office, Markus concentrated on the public transportation and infrastructure sectors. Markus has a legal background and studied at the universities of Heidelberg, Dresden and Munich. He wrote his doctoral dissertation in law at Humboldt University in Berlin.