Equity Mandates

Mandates and co-investment opportunities provide investors with flexible investment solutions.  

  • Hastings’ engagement model provides dedicated mandate advocacy for end-to-end investment services
  • Access to Hastings proprietary research and macro insights allows enhanced risk analysis and portfolio decision making
  • Interfacing with a specialised and experienced team throughout the investment cycle
  • Hastings provides bespoke solutions for investors with specific investment objectives
  • ​Committed capital provides priority access to deals alongside Hastings' managed funds
  • ​Hastings partners with its clients to construct a tailored portfolio
  • Ability to leverage Hastings’ global footprint, enabling access to regionally diverse assets
  • ​Obtain the benefits of direct asset ownership, with the ability to retain, or delegate to Hastings, a range of governance rights associated with each investment
  • Hastings’ approach to asset and portfolio management combines a disciplined framework with proactive value creation to provide sustainable risk-adjusted outperformance
  • ​Dedicated mandate team delivers all of Hastings' capabilities through a single relationship manager


Team Member

Valeria Rosati

Executive Director

Valeria joined Hastings in 2006 and has 18 years of relevant experience. As the Head of Europe, Valeria leads the European business operations alongside her role as the Chair of the Equity Investment Committee.  Valeria also leads the European asset management team and is the joint portfolio manager of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Pension Fund’s unlisted infrastructure mandate.  Valeria represents Hastings as a Director on the Boards of South East Water, Porterbrook and Phoenix Natural Gas.  Recent transactions in which Valeria has been actively involved include the acquisition of Ventus Investments, Porterbrook and Phoenix Natural Gas, the disposal of interests in Sydney Airport and AviAlliance Capital and the acquisition of South East Water leading to the corporate restructuring and merger of South East Water and Mid Kent Water.  Prior to joining Hastings, Valeria executed and advised on a large number of infrastructure and other transactions at Gleacher Shacklock, Merrill Lynch (European Energy and Power) and Lehman Brothers (European Mergers and Acquisitions). Valeria holds a Bachelor Degree in Business and Economics (Honours) from the University L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli in Rome.

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Team Member

Barmak Amini

Associate Director

Barmak joined Hastings in 2015 and has 13 years of infrastructure advisory and investment experience. Barmak is part of the portfolio management team responsible for Australian mandates and co-investments.  Prior to joining Hastings, Barmak was an Assistant Portfolio Manager within the infrastructure investments team at Victorian Funds Management Corporation, leading their co-investment programme. Prior to this, Barmak was Vice President at Macquarie Capital providing financial advisory services to Macquarie funds and clients on infrastructure transactions. Barmak also spent four year at PwC within the Tax and Legal team advising clients on corporate tax and structuring matters.  Barmak hold a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and a Masters of Taxation Law from University of Melbourne. 

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