Starwood recruits ex-Deutsche banker to run infra debt effort 

06 December 2018 - 12:00 am UTC

Starwood Capital Group has hired former Deutsche Bank managing director Armin Rothauser to lead its new infrastructure effort, according to a 5 December press release. Rothauser will lead the company’s transportation, infrastructure and energy lending business.

Before joining Starwood, Rothauser ran Deutsche Bank’s transportation, infrastructure and energy lending group and then became the co-head of its structured credit business. 

Rothauser will join the investment committee of the firm’s recently acquired GE Capital project finance debt business and the investment committee of Starwood Property Trust.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Rothauser was a managing director of Goldman Sachs, where he led the hard asset trading business.


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