Renewable Energy Infrastructure Debt Team Joins Voya Investment Management

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya
Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Thomas (“Tom”) Emmons
and Edward (“Ed”) Levin have joined the firm as senior portfolio
managers in the private credit infrastructure team. Emmons and Levin are
based in the firm’s New York City office and report to Chris Lyons, CFA,
head of private credit.

In their new roles, Emmons and Levin’s primary focus will be on the
origination, underwriting, structuring and management of mezzanine
opportunities in renewable energy infrastructure projects. Additionally,
they will work with Voya’s existing infrastructure personnel to
originate investment grade and non-mezzanine below investment grade
opportunities in the space.

“The addition of Tom and Ed represents an excellent complement to our
existing infrastructure debt capabilities—where since 2001, Voya
Investment Management has invested $6.5 billion in private
infrastructure assets,” said Lyons.

Prior to joining Voya Investment Management, Emmons and Levin worked at
Pegasus Capital Advisors, a private alternative asset management firm
focused on providing capital to companies in the sustainability and
wellness sectors. Prior to that, Emmons served as managing director and
head of Project Finance, Americas, at Rabobank in New York, focusing
exclusively on finance for renewable energy companies while Levin was an
executive director, also at Rabobank, responsible for the bank’s
activities in the renewable energy, structured debt and tax equity

“With attractive risk/return profiles, potential diversification
benefits and ESG characteristics, we believe infrastructure debt
represents a compelling opportunity for insurance investors, endowments
and foundations, pension plans, as well as high-net worth investors,”
said Lyons.

“We are excited about the expertise Tom and Ed bring to Voya and look
forward to leveraging their extensive industry relationships to
capitalize on renewable energy debt opportunities for our clients.”

About Voya Investment Management

A leading, active asset management firm, Voya Investment Management
manages, as of December 31, 2018, more than $203 billion for affiliated
and external institutions as well as individual investors. With 40 years
of history in asset management, Voya Investment Management has the
experience and resources to provide clients with investment solutions
with an emphasis on equities, fixed income, and multi-asset strategies
and solutions. Voya Investment Management was named in 2015, 2016, 2017
and 2018 as a “Best Places to Work” by Pensions and Investments
magazine. For more information, visit Follow Voya
Investment Management on Twitter @VoyaInvestments.


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