Macquarie Launches Coverage of Enterprise IT and Data Center Infrastructure

19 November 2013

  • Rajesh Ghai joins as analyst covering Enterprise IT and Data Center Infrastructure
  • Appointment bolsters Macquarie’s technology and data sector coverage
  • Continues overall expansion of Macquarie Securities’ research coverage

NEW YORK — Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Rajesh Ghai as Senior Tech Analyst covering Enterprise IT and Data Center Infrastructure.

Andrew Root, Managing Director and Head of US Research said: “We are delighted to have Rajesh join our tech coverage team and welcome his award-winning insights into a new coverage area for Macquarie. His experience and industry recognition for specific company analysis and thematic white papers will enhance our content offering to clients.”

Mr. Ghai, who is based in Macquarie’s New York office, has more than 13 years of industry and sell-side experience in the technology, data and networking sectors. He has established a highly successful track record – ranking third and first in the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” for Computers & Office Equipment in 2013 and 2011 respectively, and first in 2010 and 2011 by Starmine/FT in Computers and Peripherals – in addition to strong sales force and client feedback for his stock calls.

Mr. Ghai joins from boutique research and investment banking firm Craig-Hallum, where he was a Senior Research Analyst covering storage solutions & services, hardware, communications equipment, and networking solutions, and held a similar position at boutique investment bank ThinkEquity. He received a BS degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Macquarie’s enterprise infrastructure and data center coverage forms part of its US telecommunications, media and technology coverage. Globally coordinated with counterparts in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Macquarie Securities’ research platform extends to more than 530 stocks in the US and approximately 2,250 stocks globally.

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 13,900 people. Assets under management total approximately $359 billion at September 30, 2013. For more information, visit www.macquarie.us.

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 www.macquarie.com/mgl/com/us/local-activities/research.

For further information, please contact: 
Stephen Yan
Corporate Communications, Macquarie Group 
Tel: +1 212 231 1310