Macquarie Announces Senior Hires to Sales and Sales Trading Effort in Boston

  Macquarie Announces Senior Hires to Sales and Sales Trading Effort in Boston

  *Two key senior equities hires in Macquarie’s Boston office
  *Strengthens overall US equity sales and sales trading effort

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 6, 2013

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group
(“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced two senior equities
hires in a further enhancement to its Boston-based US equity sales and sales
trading team.

  *Ryan Thornton  joins as a Managing Director focusing on institutional
    equity sales. He was previously an executive director at Nomura
    Securities. He has also served in senior roles at Deutsche Bank, RBC and
    Lehman Brothers.
  *Steven Belge  joins as a Managing Director responsible for institutional
    sales and trading. Immediately prior to Macquarie, he was a director at
    Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. He began his career in equity sales
    trading at Merrill Lynch.

These new hires expand on a range of senior leadership appointments the firm
made to its US institutional equities business in July 2012.

Ken Savio, Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Securities USA,
said: “Ryan and Steven have a proven track record of excellence in servicing
top-tier institutional accounts that are important to our firm. The high
caliber of their combined experience demonstrates our continued and deliberate
effort to recruit outstanding professionals who are able to contribute
immediately to Macquarie and enhance our client-focused offering.”

About Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial,
advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business
focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to
clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail
clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie
operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs
approximately 13,400 people and has assets under management of over $353
billion (as of September 30, 2012). See www.macquarie.us for more information.

About Macquarie Securities Group

Macquarie Securities Group operates as a global institutional securities house
covering sales, research, ECM, execution and derivatives activities, and
offers full-service cash equities in Australia, Asia, South Africa and Canada
with specialized offerings in the US and Europe. Macquarie Securities Group
operates in the US as Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., a member of FINRA and
SIPC. Further information can be found at
www.macquarie.com/mgl/com/us/local-activities/trading-hedging/cash-equities.

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