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Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure Announces Promotions of Benoit Allehaut and Tim Short to Managing Director


Promotions Expand Senior Investment Team

NEW YORK – April 15, 2019: Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team has promoted Benoit Allehaut and Tim Short to Managing Director. Mr. Allehaut and Mr. Short are responsible for leading sourcing, due diligence and execution of transactions on behalf of the North American investment team along with supporting capital raising efforts. Mr. Allehaut and Mr. Short join John Breckenridge, Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure, and Simon Eaves, Managing Director and Head of Clean Energy Infrastructure, Europe, as members of the CEI senior investment team.

“These promotions reflect the outstanding work Benoit and Tim have completed during their tenure at Capital Dynamics,” said Mr. Breckenridge. “Both Benoit and Tim are accomplished investors who have lead industry shaping transactions during their career and have earned the respect of their co-workers, our investors and industry peers. They have been integral in helping CEI become one of the preeminent renewable energy investors in the world and we look forward to their continued contributions to the firm.”

Benoit Allehaut is a Managing Director with the Clean Energy Infrastructure team in New York. He has 20 years of energy and infrastructure finance experience, spanning across Europe and North America. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics in 2013, Benoit held project development and financing positions at BlackRock-NTR, First Solar, General Electric and Compact Power. He began his career in the French Foreign Service and started in the energy sector at SIIF Energies which became EDF EN and then as a regulatory affairs analyst at Enron Europe. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from ESCE in France and a MBA from the Judge Business School at Cambridge University in the UK.

Tim Short is a Managing Director with the Clean Energy Infrastructure team in New York. He has over 14 years of energy-related experience. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics in 2010, Tim held positions at UBS Investment Bank within the global power and utilities team and at Greentech Capital Advisors as an investment banking associate. He has also worked as a climate change advisor to the former Australian Federal Minister for the Environment. His involvement with clean energy began as a junior process engineer at BP Solar (Australia) and CSG Solar (Australia). Tim holds bachelor's degrees in Commerce (Finance) and Engineering (Photovoltaics and Solar Energy), from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Capital Dynamics CEI team is one of the largest specialized renewable energy investment managers in the world with 4.7 GW of gross power generation across more than 100 projects and USD 5.9 billion in assets.[1]

About Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure

Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) team holds extensive expertise in investing, financing, owning and operating conventional and clean energy businesses globally. Established to capture attractive investment opportunities in this class of real assets, Capital Dynamics’ CEI mandate is to invest directly in proven clean energy technologies – such as solar, wind, biomass, conventional gas generation and waste gas-fueled power generation – across the globe. The CEI team currently manages 4.7 GW of gross power generation capacity in the United States and Europe.[2]


About Capital Dynamics

Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and clean energy infrastructure credit. Capital Dynamics offers a diversified range of tailored offerings and customized solutions for a broad, global client base, including corporations, family offices, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals, pension funds and others. The firm oversees more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.[3] Capital Dynamics is distinguished by its deep and sustained partnerships with clients, a culture that attracts entrepreneurial thought leaders and a commitment to providing innovative ideas and solutions for its clients.

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Capital Dynamics employs approximately 160 professionals globally and maintains offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Milan, Birmingham, Dubai and Seoul. For more information, please visit:

[1] As of December 31, 2018

[2] As of December 31, 2018

[3] As of December 31, 2018

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