Jay D. Hatfield
Mr. Hatfield is currently President of Infrastructure Capital Management and Portfolio Manager of the InfraCap Active MLP ETF, whose ticker is AMZA. AMZA invests in the largest MLPs in the US that are focused on energy infrastructure including pipelines, storage and processing assets in the natural gas and oil sectors. In addition, Mr. Hatfield is a founding partner of NGL Energy Partners, a large NYSE listed oil and liquids focused master limited partnership.
Prior to founding Infrastructure Capital, Mr. Hatfield was a portfolio manager with SAC Capital Advisors, a $15 billion, multi-strategy hedge fund based in Connecticut. At SAC, Mr. Hatfield managed a $500MM infrastructure fund focused on investing in credit instruments and infrastructure related equities.
Prior to joining SAC, Mr. Hatfield was a Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Research at Zimmer Lucas Partners, an energy and utility focused hedge fund with over $1.5 billion under management. At Zimmer Lucas, Mr. Hatfield was responsible for directing research for credit funds with over $600MM of assets and also covered infrastructure related equities primarily in the energy and utility sectors.
Prior to entering the investment management business, Mr. Hatfield was an investment banker focused on the energy and utility infrastructure industry. He began his investment banking career at Morgan Stanley where he covered companies in the energy and utility industry for over 10 years. He was responsible for executing over $10 billion of capital raising transactions for energy and utility related companies and also executed a number of high profile M&A transactions in the sector.
Mr. Hatfield then became the head of CIBC Oppenheimer’s Utility and Power Group where he lead a 15 professional team that originated capital raising and strategic transactions in the energy, power and utility industries.
Mr. Hatfield began his career as an auditor and consultant at Arthur Young & Co. (Now Ernst and Young), where he was a CPA and consultant, auditing and providing consulting services to companies in the technology, biotechnology, and retailing industries.
Mr. Hatfield earned a Master of Business Administration degree at the Wharton School of business, specializing in Finance and graduated with distinction and as a member of the Beta Gama Sigma honor society. Mr. Hatfield also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics at the University of California, at Davis.