macquarie group ltd-adr (MQBKY) Key Developments
Macquarie Group Limited Chooses Jacksonville for Expansion into Southeast
Jul 30 15
Macquarie Group will open an office in Downtown Jacksonville, creating 123 highly skilled jobs over the next two years. The Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved the project as Project Post, and company announced that they selected Jacksonville as the home for these jobs, which have an average annual wage of more than $64,000.
Macquarie And Stanbroke Submit Bids For Agricultural Land Portfolio Of BG Group
Jul 26 15
Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) and Stanbroke Pastoral Company Pty Ltd. have reportedly submitted bids for a portfolio of agricultural land holdings owned by BG Group plc (LSE:BG.)
Macquarie Group Seeks Acquisitions
Jul 23 15
Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) has given a strong assurance it will look to raise equity for potential acquisitions, as it adopts more bullish guidance for 2016 putting the company well on its way to return to record profits. Macquarie Chairman Kevin McCann and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Moore outlined on July 23, 2015 that large acquisitions by the financial services group would require a capital raising. McCann told shareholders at Macquarie's annual general meeting the company was assessing a number of deals and did not want to be "caught short". "In terms of normal organic growth, the capital we have available in the group should support us," Moore said, "In terms of any significant one-off acquisitions, we would expect that to be reflected with capital being raised at that time."
Macquarie Group Provides Group Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2016
Jul 22 15
Macquarie Group provided group earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. For the period, the company expects the combined net profit contribution from operating groups to be up on fiscal year 2015. The fiscal year 2016 tax rate is currently expected to be broadly in line with second half of 2015 and down on fiscal year 2015. Accordingly, the group's result for fiscal year 2016 is currently expected to be up on fiscal year 2015.
Macquarie Reportedly Reportedly Front Runner To Acquire Australia & New Zealand Banking's Car Finance Unit
Jul 13 15
Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) is odds-on favorite to win the auction of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ASX:ANZ)'s Esanda dealer finance unit. The portfolio may garner a sale price of as much as $1.5 billion, excluding debt, after ANZ's adviser Deutsche Bank sought to tease out as much demand as possible. TPG Capital, L.P. and The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) are believed to have already withdrawn from the Esanda auction. The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) are still runners in the auction working alongside Värde Partners, Inc. Deutsche Bank has sent out process letters to the remaining bidders, after first-round offers were received on June 29, 2015.