Macquarie Group Bolsters Financial Sponsors Group with Appointment of Brian Sauvigne

  Macquarie Group Bolsters Financial Sponsors Group with Appointment of Brian

  *Key hire in growing Financial Sponsor practice
  *Financial Sponsors represent important target for Macquarie Capital
  *Align with Macquarie’s differentiated merchant banking approach

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 13, 2013

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced that Brian
Sauvigne joined Macquarie Capital as a Managing Director in its Financial
Sponsors Group, based in New York.

Mr. Sauvigne joins Macquarie with a unique scope of experience working with
financial sponsors. He was most recently Head of Corporate Development at
Morgan Stanley and was responsible for its global corporate mergers and
acquisitions activities. He also worked in the firm’s Financial Sponsors
Group, where he was involved in a number of equity, debt, and mergers and
acquisition transactions. He was previously a consultant at McKinsey, where he
provided senior-level strategic advice to a number of financial sponsors and
corporate clients.

Mr. Sauvigne has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from
Columbia University.

He joins following the appointments of Jorge Mora as US Head of Financial
Sponsors and William Baumgart, Managing Directing in Financial Sponsors, in
August 2011.

Jorge Mora, Macquarie Capital’s US Head of Financial Sponsors, said: “We
continue to grow our business with the financial sponsor community. Brian’s
transactional experience and deep relationships across the community is well
matched to the needs of our clients, and his consulting background brings an
additional dimension of expertise. His appointment adds significantly to our
resources and capabilities.”

Year-to-date in the US, Macquarie has committed more than $550 million in
equity, preferred equity and mezzanine debt towards client transactions, and
underwritten more than $8.5 billion in debt. Recently, the firm advised a
number of financial sponsor clients and their portfolio companies, and
provided financing solutions to support their strategic goals. Highlighted
transactions include:

  *Advisor to Kelso on PSAV’s acquisition of Swank Audio Visuals, investing
    equity and arranging $495 million of senior secured credit facilities
  *Joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on the $450 million financing in
    support of Platinum Equity’s acquisition of Caterpillar Logistics Services
  *Joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on the $1.5 billion financing in
    support of Blackstone’s $2.0 billion acquisition of Vivint, Inc.

About Macquarie

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 $US353
billion (as of September 31, 2012).


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