PWP recruits Brassart as MD for advisory business

Perella Weinberg Partners has named Jérôme Brassart as a managing director in its advisory business. Previously, he worked at Credit Suisse where he was most recently a managing director in the power, utilities and infrastructure group.


New York, Paris, London, October 15, 2018 – Perella Weinberg Partners (“PWP”) today announced that Jérôme Brassart will join the Firm as a Managing Director in its Advisory business. Mr. Brassart will lead the Firm’s Utilities and Infrastructure Sector effort within PWP’s Industrials team, helping to further develop its European business. He will join the Firm in January 2019 and will be based in London.

This is PWP’s fourth European hire in six months, following the appointments of Alex Wilmot-Sitwell (Partner, London), Matthew Smith (Partner, London) and Cyrille Perard (Managing Director, Paris).

Mr. Brassart has extensive utilities and infrastructure advisory experience, leading a broad range of merger and acquisition assignments, including several international landmark transactions. He joins PWP from Credit Suisse, where he most recently served as a Managing Director in the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Group. Prior to that, he was an Associate on the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Team at NM Rothschild & Sons in London from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Brassart started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Dietrich Becker, Partner and Head of European Advisory at PWP, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Jérôme to our team. He joins PWP at an exciting moment as we accelerate the growth of our European footprint and build on important recent investments in the French market, including the opening of a new office. Jerome’s addition underscores this objective and reinforces our commitment to delivering deep industry, product and technical expertise to our clients.”

David Azéma, Partner at PWP and Head of the French Advisory business, added, “Jérôme is an experienced utilities and infrastructure banker. He has an established client base in the UK, France and across the Pan-European region. We look forward to his contributions and know our clients will benefit from his deep industry insights as well as the access they gain to the firm’s strong European and U.S. platforms.”

Perella Weinberg Partners has been actively advising Utilities and Infrastructure clients. Some of the Firm’s recent engagements include advising E.ON SE in connection with its exchange of assets for RWE’s 76.8% stake in innogy SE, followed by a Public Takeover Offer for innogy’s remaining free float and Fortum on its investment in Uniper.

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