London, 24 September 2013
Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) has appointed Michael Nebot as a Managing Director in its Paris office. Reporting to Bruno Angles, Head of MIRA in France, Mr Nebot will focus on developing MIRA’s full range of activities including asset management, origination and fundraising.
Mr Nebot has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and joins from Citigroup Global Markets, where he was Head of M&A France and advised on a series of major acquisitions and equity financings. Prior to this he worked within the banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale in Paris, advising on cross-border and domestic transactions across a broad range of industry sectors.
“We are delighted to welcome Michael to MIRA,” said Edward Beckley, Head of MIRA Europe. “His experience of global M&A combined with his expert knowledge of the French market, make him a valuable addition to our European team.”
MIRA is a leader in alternative asset management worldwide, specialising in infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and other real asset classes through public and private funds, co-investments, partnerships and separately managed accounts. Its client base is primarily institutional investors, including global pension and superannuation funds, other institutions and governments.
Having been established in France since 2006, MIRA-managed funds hold significant investments in Autoroutes Paris-Rhin Rhone (APRR), Groupe Pisto, Compteurs Farnier and in 100 MW of operating French wind farms.
MIRA is part of Macquarie Funds Group, the asset management arm of Macquarie Group (Macquarie), a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 13,600 people in 28 countries and has over $US360 billion* in assets under management.
Macquarie pioneered infrastructure as an asset class almost 20 years ago. Today it is the world’s largest manager of infrastructure and also has a growing portfolio in real estate, agriculture and energy investments. MIRA has assets under management of $US101 billion in 114 portfolio businesses, ~300 properties and 3.6 million hectares of farmland.