Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group is a financial services investment bank that provides financial advisory and investment funds management services

Macquarie Group is a financial services investment bank that provides financial advisory and investment funds management services. The firm was founded by Stan Owens in 1969, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

The firm looks to foster entrepreneurial cultures and manages central oversight of credit, market, funding, compliance, and operational risk. The firm is interested in companies such as AirTrunk, PTSG PLC, Cargill - North America power and gas, Endeavor Energy, Esanda Dealer Finance, Cieco Corporation, Tristone Capital and Condor Ferries.

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August 29, 2019

Macquarie Group finalises its biggest ever capital raising of A$1 billion ($675.4 million) at a small discount to its stock's closing price before the deal was launched.

Funded Companies

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PeerIQ

A company offering a platform for data and risk analytics for alternative lenders.

Peer-to-peer
New York City
Face++

Face++ is a company developing and operating a face detection, recognition, and analysis platform for websites, mobile applications and smart televisions.

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Beijing
Megvii

A company developing a data management platform, deep learning framework, and a deep learning algorithm.

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Beijing
hiber

hiber is a company founded by Kilian Pender.

Energy efficiency
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Reuters
November 4, 2019
Financial Post
While Macquarie is not the first bank to flag plans to exit equities this year, or even the biggest - Deutsche Bank announced plans to exit in July - the move came as a surprise given that until recently it was hiring for its London office.Jack Atley/Bloomberg News
Thyagaraju Adinarayan
November 4, 2019
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Macquarie Group's sudden exit from European and U.S. equity trading may just be the start of a large-scale retreat from the once-thriving business, as all but the biggest global banks struggle to make it pay.
BS Reporter
August 29, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Macquarie targets $675-mn bet on green, tech assets to ramp up investment on Business Standard. The fund's anchor investors are Belgian private investment firm Verlinvest SA, a New York headquartered single-family office, a global fund of funds and a Middle East single-family office
Selby Stewart
August 21, 2019
ABC News
The NSW Government approves plans for two office towers -- 29 and 39 storeys respectively -- above the future Martin Place Metro Station, in a blueprint that will give Sydney's business hub a new look.
Rita Liao
May 8, 2019
TechCrunch
One of China's most ambitious artificial intelligence startups, Megvii, more commonly known for its facial recognition brand Face++, announced Wednesday that it has raised $750 million in a Series E funding round. Founded by three graduates from the prestigious Tsinghua University in China, the eight-year-old company specializes in applying its computer vision solutions to a [...]
Vinicy Chan
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DealStreetAsia
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Inc. is weighing a sale of Chinese water treatment assets that could fetch as much as $800 million.
Joshua Franklin
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U.S.
Macquarie Group, the world's largest manager of infrastructure assets, has seeded money in a map system for drones and an electric-vehicle sharing business, it said on Monday.
Reuters
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DealStreetAsia
The bank would continue to prioritize investment in the real estate, infrastructure, technology and energy industries.

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