Macquarie Announces Senior Hires to Sales and Sales Trading Effort in Boston

Wed Mar 6, 2013 7:15am EST

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* Two key senior equities hires in Macquarie`s Boston office 
* Strengthens overall US equity sales and sales trading effort

NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group
("Macquarie") (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced two senior equities hires
in a further enhancement to its Boston-based US equity sales and sales trading

* Ryan Thorntonjoins as a Managing Director focusing on institutional equity
sales. He was previously an executive director at Nomura Securities. He has also
served in senior roles at Deutsche Bank, RBC and Lehman Brothers. 
* Steven Belgejoins as a Managing Director responsible for institutional sales
and trading. Immediately prior to Macquarie, he was a director at Barclays
Capital and Lehman Brothers. He began his career in equity sales trading at
Merrill Lynch.

These new hires expand on a range of senior leadership appointments the firm
made to its US institutional equities business in July 2012. 

Ken Savio, Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Securities USA, said:
"Ryan and Steven have a proven track record of excellence in servicing top-tier
institutional accounts that are important to our firm. The high caliber of their
combined experience demonstrates our continued and deliberate effort to recruit
outstanding professionals who are able to contribute immediately to Macquarie
and enhance our client-focused offering." 

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.
Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and
counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more
than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,400
people and has assets under management of over $353 billion (as of September 30,
2012). See 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

Macquarie Group
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