Macquarie (bank)

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Macquarie Group

legal form Limited company
founding 1969
Seat Sydney , AustraliaAustraliaAustralia 
management Shemara Wikramanayake ( CEO )
Number of employees 14,372 (2016)
sales 10130000000 AUD
Branch Financial services
As of December 1, 2017

The Macquarie Group Limited is a global investment banking - and securities trading company based in the Australian city of Sydney . The Macquarie Group operates primarily as a financial services provider for large corporations and institutional investors . The company is active worldwide in the areas of banking , consulting, investments and fund management and has branches in major financial centers around the world. Macquarie's clients include large corporations, states and countries as well as private wealth millionaires who use advisory services in mergers and acquisitions , underwriting , asset management and as stockbrokers . Macquarie has been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange ASX since 1996 . In 2013 the company employed around 13,700 people.

Macquarie is known to the broad German-speaking public for its funds for infrastructure projects. A visible example is the first toll route in Germany based on the PPP model, the Warnow tunnel . Macquarie also gained notoriety through a co-investment with the energy supply company EnBW in the offshore wind farm Baltic 2 (49.89 percent). Institutional and private investors can participate in these investments through infrastructure funds.

Martin Place Macquarie Bank, Sydney


Milestones in the development of the bank since 1969:

  • 1969: Macquarie Bank is founded as the successor organization to Hill Samuel Australia Limited , a subsidiary of the British commercial bank Hill Samuel & Co Limited .
  • 1985: Obtained an Australian banking license as Macquarie Bank Limited
  • 1988: Acquisition of Chemical Australia
  • 1989: Offices opened in London and Munich .
  • 1990: acquisition of Boston Australia
  • 1992: Acquisition of Security Pacific
  • 1994: New York City office opened
  • 1995: Hong Kong office opened
  • 1996: Macquarie Bank Ltd. is on the Australian Securities Exchange listed
  • 1999: Acquisition of the Australian parts of Bankers Trust ( Australia , United States , Brazil )
  • 2004: Takeover of the Asian cash equities business of the Dutch ING Group ( Asia , Europe , USA)
  • 2005: Acquisition of Cook Inlet Energy Supply (USA)
  • 2006: Acquisition of Corona Energy (UK)
  • 2007: Macquarie Group Limited founded as a non-operating holding company, acquisition of Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC (USA), acquisition of Orion Financial (Canada)
  • 2008: Foundation of a British bank, Macquarie Bank International , takeover of CIT Systems Leasing (USA)
  • 2009: Acquisition of natural gas trading from Constellation Energy (North America)
  • 2010: Acquisition of Tristone Global Capital (America and Europe), acquisition of Delaware Investments (USA) and Fox Pitt-Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller (North America and Europe)
  • 2012: Acquisition of Onstream (UK)
  • 2013: Receives Hong Kong banking license
  • 2015: Acquisition of the aircraft operating leasing portfolio from AWAS Aviation Capital
  • 2016: Agreement entered into to acquire Esanda dealer finance portfolio from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
  • 2017: A Macquarie-led consortium acquires the UK's Green Investment Bank from the UK government.

Macquarie in Germany

In December 2009, Macquarie announced the purchase of the derivatives business of the private bank Sal. Oppenheim . Until the end of June 2011, the business operated under the name Macquarie Oppenheim , but according to a notification dated July 1, 2011, it will in future be operated under the name Macquarie .

The Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund II has held 91.5 percent of the shares in the German Techem since December 2007 . Macquarie is currently looking for a buyer for the four billion euro investment. Macquarie also acquired a majority stake in Thyssengas in 2011 and in Open Grid Europe in 2012 for its funds .

Macquarie's German-speaking investment banking is best known for its private equity and restructuring transactions . For example, Bain Capital was advised by Macquarie on the acquisition of FTE Automotive in March 2013. Further transactions include the sale of D&B Audiotechnik to the investment company Ardian , the takeover of the Weidenhammer Packaging Group by the US packaging group Sonoco, and the purchase of AHT Cooling Systems by PE investor Bridgepoint Capital . In October 2011 a strategic cooperation with the Swiss private bank Julius Baer was decided. All investment banking transactions for Julius Baer's clients are now handled by Macquarie.

The investment subsidiary Macquarie Capital is gaining increasing recognition in the area of ​​institutional venture capital through investments in companies such as or the online credit platform Commonbond.

Individual evidence

  1. Christoph Hein, Singapore: New boss of the Macquarie Bank: strength, courage and shyness., accessed on August 8, 2019 (ISSN 0174-4909).
  2. ^ "2016 Annual Report - Macquarie Group"., accessed January 1, 2017. (English)
  3. Note on Macquarie's financial stake. Retrieved August 13, 2016 .
  4. Macquarie acquires $ 1 billion stake in German wind farm. Retrieved January 10, 2015 .
  5. history. www, accessed May 6, 2019 .
  6. Sal. Oppenheim: Macquarie takes over derivatives business., December 23, 2009, accessed April 22, 2013 .
  7. Macquarie Oppenheim becomes Macquarie., July 1, 2011, accessed on April 22, 2013 .
  8. Macquarie Infrastructure Fund holds 91.5 percent of Techem - Techem leaves MDAX at the end of December.
  9. Macquarie ready to sell Germany's Techem for $ 2.7b, sources say. Retrieved September 18, 2016 .
  10. PE investor PAI sells FTE to Bain Capital. Retrieved May 18, 2013 .
  11. Odewald sells D&B Audiotechnik to Ardian. Retrieved March 3, 2016 .
  12. Sonoco is re-branding former Weidenhammer facilities. Sonoco Europe, accessed December 1, 2015 .
  13. Sonoco takes over family company Weidenhammer., accessed on August 29, 2014 .
  14. PE investor Bridgepoint buys Austrian AHT Cooling., accessed on October 3, 2013 .
  15. Julius Baer and Macquarie enter into strategic cooperation. (No longer available online.) Bank Julius Baer, ​​October 13, 2011, archived from the original on December 13, 2016 ; accessed on December 13, 2016 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  16. Macquarie Capital Funds Series B, accessed December 13, 2016 .
  17. Macquarie Capital Funds Common Bond Debt Financing., accessed December 13, 2016 .

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