American Capital Energy & Infrastructure has expanded its North America investment team with two new members: Ben Bonnet and David Elizondo, both vice presidents. The North America investment team, led by Managing Director Bo Wholey, sources, underwrites, and manages equity investments in the North American energy industry with a particular focus on the midstream energy sector.
Prior to joining American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, Bonnet was a vice president at Alinda Capital Partners, an infrastructure private equity firm that targets investments in North America and Europe, where he led and managed energy infrastructure investments in the US, including the acquisition of interests in Martin Midstream GP LLC. Before joining Alinda, he was an associate at Natural Gas Partners, an energy private equity firm. Bonnet began his career as an energy leveraged finance analyst at Simmons & Company International, where he focused on midstream and upstream acquisitions and divestitures.
Before joining American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, Elizondo was a vice president at Access Capital Advisers, a global infrastructure investment manager, where he led and managed energy and infrastructure investments in the US and Mexico. Prior to joining Access, Elizondo was an associate at Highstar Capital, an energy and infrastructure private equity firm. He began his career as an energy leveraged financed analyst in the investment banking division of Barclays Capital.