Macquarie announces appointment of Phil Peters as Executive Director
London, 12 Sep 2017
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) today announced the appointment of Phil Peters as Executive Director and Global Head of the Investor Solutions Group (ISG).
Bringing more than 24 years of experience in institutional investment and financial markets, Mr. Peters will lead the global team which engages with MIRA’s institutional client base across pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors. The team is responsible for all aspects of investor client management across unlisted funds as well as the development of new products and strategies across real assets. In the last two years, the team have raised over A$20bn of capital from global investors across a number of funds which invest in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia.
He joins Macquarie after nearly 10 years with Challenger Limited, where he was most recently Managing Director, Fidante Partners Europe. He previously worked with Macquarie, Citigroup and Cargill. Mr. Peters will commence employment with MIRA on 2nd October 2017, will report to Martin Stanley and will be based in MIRA’s head office in London.
Martin Stanley, Global Head of MIRA, said: “Phil has a wealth of experience in infrastructure and other real asset classes in Europe and Australia, including five previous years at Macquarie. He will play a key role in helping to further realise our strategy of expanding and diversifying our private funds business into real estate, renewables, energy and agriculture.”
Phil Peters added “MIRA is a clear leader in the real assets space and has enormous capacity for growth and a track record of innovation. We have strong investor-focused teams in each region of the world who are close to clients and have a strong track record in providing attractive solutions. This is a great opportunity for me to join the global leader in the real assets space - a business with scale, scope momentum, and most importantly investor support.”
The appointment is subject to FCA approval.
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About Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
MIRA is part of Macquarie Asset Management Group, the asset management arm of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Founded in 1969, Macquarie Group employs 13,597 people in 27 countries. As at 31 March 2017, Macquarie had assets under management of £294 billion.
MIRA pioneered infrastructure as a new asset class for institutional investors. For more than 20 years it has been investing in and managing the assets that people use every day - extending beyond Infrastructure to Real Estate, Agriculture and Energy. MIRA’s dedicated operational and financial experts work where MIRA’s funds invest and the portfolio companies operate. They are part of a global team which helps clients to see across the regions and deep into local markets. As at 31 March 2017, MIRA has assets under management of more than £94.1 billion invested in 134 portfolio businesses, ~300 properties and 4.5 million hectares of farmland.