Macquarie strengthens US equities effort with senior appointments

21 August 2013

NEW YORK, AUGUST 21, 2013 — Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group ("Macquarie") (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced a range of senior sales and sales trading appointments to its US equities business.

  • Michael Gray joins as a Managing Director and Head of International Sales Trading. With more than 27 years experience in equities trading, he joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was a Managing Director and managed its international equity sales trading team over the past decade. He is based in New York
  • Ali Mossadeghi joins as a Managing Director focusing on institutional equity sales. He has previously held a number of senior sales positions at Susquehanna International Group, Pali Capital, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. He is based in San Francisco
  • Liz Hunter joins as a Senior Vice President in cash trading. She was most recently a director in cash equities at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she focused on large cap financials and held other senior trading roles in small cap financials, technology, media and telecommunications. She is based in New York
  • Jason Rubin joins as a Senior Vice President responsible for institutional sales. Prior to Macquarie, he was a director at Dahlman Rose & Co. He began his career in equity sales at Bear Stearns and then JP Morgan. Jason is based in New York.

The new appointments expand on the recent hires the firm made to its US institutional equities business in Boston.

"I'm pleased to announce these further appointments to our growing US equities business. With deep experience spanning sales, sales trading and trading, the addition of these talented professionals enhances our existing expertise and client relationships, and further broadens the capability of our global execution platform, as well as the global reach of our research content," said Ken Savio, Senior Managing Director and US Head of Macquarie Securities.

Macquarie Securities Group has more than 300 sales professionals and more than 350 equity research professionals covering approximately 2,250 stocks around the world.

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. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries and employs more than 13,600 people. Assets under management total approximately $339 billion at March 31, 2013. For more information, visit macquarie.com.

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.

For further information, please contact:

Stephen Yan
Corporate Communications, Macquarie Group
Tel: +1 212 231 1310