Macquarie Launches Coverage of Enterprise IT and Data Center Infrastructure

  Macquarie Launches Coverage of Enterprise IT and Data Center Infrastructure

  *Rajesh Ghai joins as analyst covering Enterprise IT and Data Center
  *Appointment bolsters Macquarie’s technology and data sector coverage
  *Continues overall expansion of Macquarie Securities’ research coverage

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 19, 2013

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group
(“Macquarie”) (ASX:MQG)(ADR:MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Rajesh
Ghai as Senior Tech Analyst covering Enterprise IT and Data Center

Andrew Root, Managing Director and Head of US Research said: “We are delighted
to have Rajesh join our tech coverage team and welcome his award-winning
insights into a new coverage area for Macquarie. His experience and industry
recognition for specific company analysis and thematic white papers will
enhance our content offering to clients.”

Mr. Ghai, who is based in Macquarie’s New York office, has more than 13 years
of industry and sell-side experience in the technology, data and networking
sectors. He has established a highly successful track record – ranking third
and first in the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” for Computers &
Office Equipment in 2013 and 2011 respectively, and first in 2010 and 2011 by
Starmine/FT in Computers and Peripherals – in addition to strong sales force
and client feedback for his stock calls.

Mr. Ghai joins from boutique research and investment banking firm
Craig-Hallum, where he was a Senior Research Analyst covering storage
solutions & services, hardware, communications equipment, and networking
solutions, and held a similar position at boutique investment bank
ThinkEquity. He received a BS degree from the Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Macquarie’s enterprise infrastructure and data center coverage forms part of
its US telecommunications, media and technology coverage. Globally coordinated
with counterparts in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Macquarie Securities’
research platform extends to more than 530 stocks in the US and approximately
2,250 stocks globally.

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. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations
in 28 countries and employs more than 13,900 people. Assets under management
total approximately $359 billion at September 30, 2013. 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


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