New York, 20 September 2016
Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group ("Macquarie") (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Guillermo Sierra as a Managing Director in Macquarie Capital’s Infrastructure Group. Mr. Sierra will cover the midstream energy and MLP space, including pipelines, LNG, terminals and gathering and processing plants. Mr. Sierra will be based in Macquarie Capital’s Houston office.
Mr. Sierra has deep transaction experience including advising on a number of bellwether transactions in the sector. Mr. Sierra was most recently a Director with Credit Suisse based in Houston, where he focused on executing M&A transactions for midstream energy clients. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Sierra was Chief Strategy Officer and Head of M&A for USD Group (“USDG”), where he was responsible for the M&A group as well as for the recapitalization, restructuring and go-public process for the company. Prior to USDG, Mr. Sierra was at Evercore Partners (“Evercore”), where he helped build a successful midstream energy platform and advised on more than 40 midstream M&A transactions. Prior to Evercore, Mr. Sierra held positions with Barclays Capital / Lehman Brothers where he focused on the midstream energy space.
"We are excited to have Guillermo join the team to strengthen our midstream energy capabilities and expand our presence in Houston," said Nick Butcher, Head of Infrastructure and Resources for Macquarie Capital. "His extensive M&A transaction knowledge, deep client relationships and entrepreneurial experience across the sector further strengthens our team’s ability to provide strategic transaction advice and capital solutions to our growing client base in the midstream energy space."
Mr. Sierra received his Bachelor of Science from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.