Macquarie Capital Broadens Industry Coverage with Key Hire in Consumer/Retail

  Macquarie Capital Broadens Industry Coverage with Key Hire in

  *Industry veteran Greg Shaia joins Macquarie Capital as US Head of its
    Consumer/Retail practice
  *Builds on Macquarie Capital’s US momentum in advisory and capital markets

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 03, 2013

Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced that Greg
Shaia has joined Macquarie Capital in its Industrials industry coverage group
as a Senior Managing Director and US Head of Consumer/Retail coverage.

“Greg’s deep expertise in the consumer and retail sector will help us to
continue to broaden our industry coverage,” said Robert Bertagna, Global Head
of Industrials for Macquarie Capital. “He has been a trusted advisor to
companies in this important sector for years.”

Mr. Shaia has 24 years of experience and has advised retail and consumer
companies on a wide range of transactions, including M&A, leveraged buyouts,
public and private equity and debt financings, and restructurings. He has
advised corporate clients such as Estée Lauder, Church & Dwight, Coty, Party
City and Pilot Travel Centers, and a number of financial sponsors.

Mr. Shaia most recently served as Head of Consumer/Retail at Moelis & Co.
where, as a Managing Director, he covered consumer/retail companies since
joining that firm in 2008. Prior to his time at Moelis, Mr. Shaia worked as a
Senior Managing Director and the Head of Retail and Apparel Investment Banking
at Bear Stearns & Co.

Before joining Bear Stearns in 2004, Mr. Shaia was a Managing Director and ran
Soft-Lines and Broad-Lines Retail and Apparel Investment Banking at Citigroup.
Mr. Shaia began his career in investment banking as an associate in the
Corporate Finance department of Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1989.

“Greg’s appointment will enable our firm to continue the expansion of our
advisory and capital markets business in the US,” said Robert Redmond, Head of
Macquarie Capital for the US and Latin America. “We have significant momentum
and aim to build on it with Greg’s track record of success.”

Mr. Shaia graduated with a B.A. in Literature from Georgetown University and
graduated Beta Gamma Sigma with an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business

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 US$353
billion (as of September 30, 2012).

Macquarie Capital provides advisory, capital raising and principal investing
to corporate, financial sponsor and government clients involved in M&A, debt
and equity fund raising, corporate restructuring, project finance and Public
Private Partnerships. In the US, Macquarie Capital has continued to expand its
client offering, creating deep specialist sector expertise through targeted
acquisitions and key hires, and building a comprehensive advisory and capital
markets platform.

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