Press Release

Macquarie Group Share Purchase Plan

Sydney, 02 November 2015

Not for distribution or release in the United States

Macquarie Group Limited (ASX; MQG; ADR: MQBKY) announced its intention to conduct a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) on Thursday, 8 October 2015.

Further to that announcement, the SPP information booklet will be sent to each eligible Macquarie shareholder who has a registered address in Australia or New Zealand.

Shareholders who have provided an e-mail address will be sent an e-mail communication. Shareholders who have not provided an e-mail address will receive the SPP information booklet via post. The SPP information booklet is attached.

The SPP offer opens today and is expected to close at 5:00 pm (Sydney time) on Tuesday, 17 November 2015.

Important notice

This release does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, securities in the United States or to persons acting for the account or benefit of persons in the United States. The securities have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”) or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, persons in the United States, unless they have been registered under the Securities Act (which Macquarie has no obligation to do or top procure) or are offered and sold in a transaction exempt from, or not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. This release should not be distributed or released in the United States.

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