Aviva Investors has appointed Frank Vihant as head of infrastructure debt for Canada.

In the new role, Vihant will be based in Toronto and will oversee the origination, structuring and execution of infrastructure debt transactions in Canada. 

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With more than 20 years of industry experience, Vihant was most recently an independent financial consultant. Previous roles include senior vice-president of business development and chief financial officer at Corpfinance International Ltd. and senior investment officer for private placements at Manulife Financial.

“Given the strong interest in infrastructure from our international clients, it is crucial that we have the origination, structuring and execution capabilities to meet this demand,” said Darryl Murphy, head of infrastructure debt for Aviva Investors. 

“Canada is an attractive and well-established infrastructure market and we are delighted to bring someone with Frank’s experience and expertise on board to grow our presence in the region.”

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