Berry leads expansion of Macquarie’s European fund finance: Reuters

Steve Berry has joined Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions (MSIS) as division director of its Fund Finance business, the company announced.

Berry will be based in London and will be responsible for expanding Macquarie’s new and existing fund finance coverage in Europe, focusing on opportunities across private equity and private debt funds.

The Fund Finance business provides bilateral and syndicated lending to investors and sponsors of top-tier private equity firms and hedge funds.

Berry will report to Pratap Dasgupta and Mike Vitelli, co-heads of the business, who are based in New York.

Berry joins from Investec where he was head of credit portfolio leverage. Prior to his three-year stint at Investec, Berry held roles at Banca IMI and Lloyds, according to his LinkedIn profile.