Rinklin to focus on executing attractive infrastructure investments with a positive impact on organized labor
CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 – GCM Grosvenor, a global alternative asset management firm with more than $50 billion of assets under management, announced today that Matthew Rinklin has joined the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Rinklin joins GCM Grosvenor from Oaktree Capital Management and will be responsible for executing the firm’s Labor Impact Infrastructure investing strategy. Labor Impact Infrastructure investing is investment in infrastructure that relies on a collaboration with union labor to unlock infrastructure opportunities and generate high quality risk-adjusted returns, while creating an enduring positive impact on organized labor. “Matt is widely respected in the infrastructure investing space and shares our firm’s vision for impact infrastructure investing in partnership with organized labor,” said Michael Sacks, Chairman and CEO of GCM Grosvenor. “Our Labor Impact strategy is an important growth area for our firm and is designed as a better way to execute infrastructure investing and have a positive effect on the labor community. We could not be happier to add someone of Matt’s caliber and experience to the team.” Mr. Rinklin brings extensive infrastructure investing expertise, most recently serving as Senior Vice President at Oaktree Capital Management. While at Oaktree, he was responsible for originating, executing and managing infrastructure investments. Previously, he was Vice President at Highstar Capital where he focused on investment opportunities in the energy, transportation and environmental services sectors. Over the course of his career, Mr. Rinklin has managed numerous investments that leveraged the benefits provided by unionized workforces, such as enhanced training, technical expertise and sound safety standards. In addition, he served on the boards of directors of private and public companies. Mr. Rinklin holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.