Macquarie Group yesterday 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.
Graeme Conway, Head of MIRA Americas, said:
"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. 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 has 17 years of mergers and acquisitions experience with a focus on infrastructure. He joins MIRA from Morgan Stanley where he 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.
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).