News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund Declares October 2009 Cash Distribution

TORONTO, October 20, 2009 – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB – “MPT”, or the “Fund”) today declared a cash distribution for the month of October 2009 of $0.08750 per trust unit. The distribution will be paid on November 16, 2009 to unitholders of record at the close of trading on October 30, 2009.

A distribution of $0.08750 per unit will also be paid on November 16, 2009 to holders of record on October 30, 2009 of Class B Exchangeable Units of MPT LTC Holding LP, an indirect subsidiary entity of the Fund.

About Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund
Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund invests in essential infrastructure assets in North America with an emphasis on power infrastructure. MPT’s strategy is to acquire and actively manage a diverse, high quality portfolio of infrastructure assets to improve their financial performance and provide growing and sustainable distributions to unitholders. MPT’s portfolio includes investments in gas cogeneration, wind, hydro and biomass power generating facilities, representing approximately 350 MW of installed capacity, and a 45% interest in Leisureworld Senior Care LP, a leading provider of long-term care, or social infrastructure, in Ontario. MPT is managed by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited. Please www.macquarie.com/mpt for additional information.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:


Michael Smerdon
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (416) 607 5167
Email:
michael.smerdon@macquarie.com