Maguire Joins Perella Weinberg

Robert Maguire has joined Perella Weinberg Partners as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Advisory Group in London. Maguire was an investment banker and head of Global Oil & Gas Group at Morgan Stanley prior to joining Perella Weinberg.

Perella Weinberg Partners today announced that Robert Maguire has joined the firm as a Partner in its Corporate Advisory Group. Based in London, Mr. Maguire will provide strategic advisory services to clients in the global energy sector.

Mr. Maguire comes to Perella Weinberg Partners with 23 years of energy-related investment banking and private equity experience. He was an investment banker in Morgan Stanley’s energy group for 21 years and was co-head of the Global Oil & Gas Group from 2003 until the time of his departure in April 2007.

Joseph Perella, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perella Weinberg Partners said, “Bob’s deep industry expertise will be of tremendous value as we expand our coverage in the global energy sector. Our clients will benefit from the insights of a seasoned veteran with unsurpassed industry knowledge and an extensive network of senior relationships around the world.”

Bob Maguire stated, “Perella Weinberg Partners’ independent and client-focused business model is ideally positioned to succeed in the current market environment. I look forward to working with such an outstanding, experienced and impressive group of professionals.”

Biography of Robert Maguire

Robert Maguire, 53, has been active in the global energy markets since 1986. Most recently, he was at Basin Capital Partners, an energy focused private equity firm where he will continue to serve on the Advisory Board. Prior to his involvement with Basin Capital, Mr. Maguire was, for over twenty years, an investment banker in Morgan Stanley’s energy group. From 2003 until the time of his departure in April 2007, he was Co-Head of the firm’s Global Oil & Gas Group. At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Maguire was involved in numerous significant transactions in the energy space, including mergers such as BP/Amoco, Elf/Total and Statoil/Norsk Hydro, privatizations such as Statoil, Rosneft, Gazprom and Sinopec, acquisitions such as BP/Arco and Shell/Enterprise and joint ventures such as TNK-BP and LUKArco. In addition, he was responsible for establishing and maintaining Morgan Stanley’s relationships with senior executives from leading energy companies in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, China and South East Asia. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Maguire was a lawyer with White & Case in New York and London.

Mr. Maguire is a member of the Board of Directors of Integra Group, the largest integrated oil field services and oil field equipment manufacturer in Russia. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University (1977), an M.A. from Oxford University (1980) and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law (1983).

About Perella Weinberg Partners

Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading financial services firm that provides corporate advisory, restructuring and asset management services to clients around the world. Launched in 2006, the Firm is a private partnership with more than 250 employees recruited from a wide variety of leading financial institutions. As of January 1, 2009, the global asset management business, including affiliates, had capital commitments and managed assets of approximately $3.4billion The Firm has offices in London, New York, Austin and San Francisco. Biographies and additional information are available at www.pwpartners.com.