Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets adds to deal origination team

New York, 25 June 2014

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced that Perry Offutt will join its Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) division as a Managing Director with responsibility for acquisitions and deal origination. Offutt will be based in New York and his appointment is effective September 2, 2014. 

“Perry’s deep, successful experience as an infrastructure banker gives him a unique perspective into the needs and approach of an investor and makes him a strong addition to our origination and execution efforts,” said Graeme Conway, Head of MIRA Americas. “We are delighted to have him join the MIRA team and look forward to working with him to seek ways to further deploy capital into new projects.” 

Offutt has17 years of mergers and acquisitions experience with a focus on infrastructure. He joins MIRA from Morgan Stanley where most recently served as Head of Infrastructure Banking for the Americas. In that role, Offutt was responsible for the origination and execution of infrastructure transactions across various industry verticals, including transportation, energy and power/utilities. Prior to this role, he served as an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Global Power and Utilities Group. 

Offutt holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Duke University. 

About Macquarie Group 
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,900 people and has assets under management of over US$396 billion (as of March 31, 2014). 

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, a division of Macquarie, is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in investments across infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy. Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets manages 49 funds with A$115 billion of assets under management across 27 countries (as of March 31, 2014). 

For further information, please contact: 

Paula Chirhart 
Corporate Communications, Macquarie Group 
Tel: +1 212 231 1239