HORIZON ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

Developing sustainable

partnerships

with UK energy providers

A growing and dynamic Meter Asset Provider engaged with some of the key players in the UK energy market.

Energy

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AEIF2

Vehicle

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2019

Investment year

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Invested

Status

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UK

Country

Asset manager

Mark Cresswell

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3rd in Northern Europe Network Utilities

Market

  • Horizon operates as a Meter Asset Provider, supporting UK energy suppliers to comply with their obligations to provide smart meters to households and businesses across the country
  • The first phase of the UK government’s mandated roll-out plan targeting the replacement of c. 36 million traditional meters with the installation of smart meters is due to complete in 2028
  • There are currently 55.5m meters installed in the UK, of which 62% are smart, leaving c. 21m smart meters left to be installed

Asset

  • Horizon leases smart meters under a long term contractual framework providing long-term visibility on revenues and costs
  • The company has a large and diversified portfolio of customers with a strong competitive position leasing to the fast growing innovative and independent energy suppliers
  • The company has developed a strong network of partnerships with leading meter manufacturers and installation service providers in order to provide their customers a high quality and fully integrated service
  • The company has a long track record in the sector having participated in the deployment of smart meters in UK since 2009
  • The strong operating capabilities and established relationships of the company also provide scope for exploring development opportunities in adjacent segments of the energy sector

Arcus news

July 17, 2024
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June 24, 2024
Arcus announces the sale of AEIF2’s interest in Constellation Cold Logistics
June 20, 2024
Arcus makes investment into eze.network, the fifth investment for its third fund
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Date joined

June 2022

Office

London

English

Polish

French

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Karol joined Arcus in June 2022 as a Senior Investment Executive. Prior to joining Arcus, Karol worked in the digital infrastructure origination team at Amber Infrastructure and in the infrastructure principal investments team at Macquarie Capital. Karol is a member of the Digital Origination Team. His infrastructure experience to date has been primarily focused on infrastructure origination.

Karol holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from University of Manchester.

Management roles

  • Head of Energy Sector Team
  • Investment Committee Member