Frankfurt, 16 September 2009
Macquarie Capital is pleased to announce that Peter Zillekens has joined Macquarie’s Capital Advisors team in Germany as Managing Director. The former Merrill Lynch Director will work out of the Frankfurt office and focus on advising corporate finance clients. His appointment adds to a number of high profile hirings by Macquarie over the few past months across Europe and the United States.
Peter Zillekens has thirteen years experience in investment banking, focusing on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). As a Director of Merrill Lynch’s Global Markets & Investment Banking unit, he advised on many of the firm’s high profile deals, including transactions in the utilities, infrastructure, telecommunications, and consumer goods sectors. Peter started his career at the Investment Banking Division of Deutsche Bank.
“We are delighted to be welcoming a professional of Peter’s calibre to our team”, said Graeme Conway, Head of Macquarie’s European Advisory Business. “His appointment is another step in expanding and strengthening our advisory business in Germany, bringing deep expertise to our activities in corporate finance.”