Rupertus Rothenhäuser joins Macquarie Securities as Head of Sales, Structured Products & Exotics, Europe

05 July 2010

FRANKFURT – Macquarie Securities Group, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”), today announced Rupertus Rothenhäuser has joined as Head of Sales for Structured Products & Exotics, Europe. Based in Frankfurt, he will be responsible for sales and marketing of Macquarie’s structured products across Europe.

The Macquarie Structured Products & Exotics business is represented in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy by Macquarie Oppenheim, the equity derivatives and structured products business Macquarie acquired from Sal. Oppenheim in April this year, complemented by a growing institutional derivatives business.

Mr Rothenhäuser has extensive experience working across the European and Asian markets and brings with him more than 18 years of experience. In his new role, he will be focused on expanding Macquarie’s activities in the European structured products market, including the development and marketing of new product issues.

‘’Rupertus’ experience in the European structured products market will be invaluable as we expand our services within Europe and develop innovative products for our clients,’’ said Frank Langer, Head of Derivatives, Europe. Mr Rothenhäuser joins Macquarie from BNP Paribas where he was a Managing Director and Head of Retail Listed Products in Germany and Austria.

Todd Steinberg, Global head of Derivatives Delta One commented, “We are committed to leveraging the strong structured products platform in place at Macquarie Oppenheim and to building our European presence. Rupertus’ broad experience is an asset to the team as we deliver innovative products to clients throughout Europe".

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. Macquarie acts globally on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 14,600 people and has assets under management of approximately £197 billion (€221 billion) at 31 March 2010.

About Macquarie Securities Group
Macquarie Securities Group, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group, comprises two divisions: The Cash Division operates as a full service global institutional cash equities broker. It provides Equity Capital Markets through a joint venture with Macquarie Capital Advisors. The Macquarie Structured Products & Exotics combines the Group's institutional and retail derivatives, corporate action trading, arbitrage trading, synthetic products and global securities finance activities.

For more information on Macquarie Oppenheim visit macquarie-oppenheim.com

For further information, please contact:

Karen Smith
Corporate Communications
Macquarie Group
Tel: +44 20 3037 2420