Macquarie Group Appoints Thierry Wizman as Global Interest Rates and Currencies Strategist

  Macquarie Group Appoints Thierry Wizman as Global Interest Rates and
  Currencies Strategist

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- June 27, 2013

Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced the
further expansion of its Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) group
with the appointment of Dr. Thierry Albert Wizman as Global Interest Rates and
Currencies Strategist. Dr. Wizman, whose appointment was effective June 24,
joins FICC’s FX business and is based in New York.

“We are delighted to have Thierry join our FX team. Thierry’s deep expertise
in monetary policy analysis, business cycle analysis, and country risk will
help us to deepen and broaden our local fixed income and foreign exchange
coverage,” said Simon Wright, Macquarie’s Global Head of Fixed Income and
Currencies.

Dr. Wizman brings 22 years of experience as an economist, investment
strategist, portfolio manager, and trader covering economics and policy in
both the developed and emerging markets. He most recently served as the Senior
Macroeconomic Analyst at Artha Capital in Stamford, CT, an emerging markets
hedge fund, where he was also a Director of Research. Prior to joining Artha
in 2009, Dr. Wizman was with Fortress Investment Group, where he was a
Managing Director assigned to Drawbridge, Fortress’ liquid hedge funds
division.

From 2000 to 2008, Dr. Wizman was at Bear Stearns & Co., as a Senior Managing
Director in the Global Equities Division, where he served in various roles,
including Global Emerging Markets Strategist, Latin America Portfolio
Strategist, and Co-Head of Emerging Markets Research.

Dr. Wizman began his career in 1991 as an Economist at the Federal Reserve
Bank of New York. Dr. Wizman graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Vassar
College and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University’s Graduate
School of Arts and Sciences.

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. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations
in 28 countries and employs more than 13,600 people. Assets under management
total approximately $362 billion at March 31, 2013. For more information,
visit www.macquarie.com/us.

Contact:

Macquarie Group
Paula Chirhart, +1-212-231-1239
Corporate Communications
Paula.Chirhart@macquarie.com
 
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