Macquarie Group Completes Acquisition of Presidio Partners LLC

18 November 2010

NEW YORK — Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced that has completed the acquisition of 100% of the membership interests in Presidio Partners LLC (“Presidio”). The business and employees of Presidio are now integrated into Macquarie, operating as part of the Real Estate Private Capital Markets team within Macquarie Capital.

The acquisition creates a leading global private real estate capital markets business in combination with Macquarie’s preeminent and complementary Asia Pacific platform.

Macquarie Capital comprises Macquarie Group’s corporate advisory, public and private capital markets businesses. Macquarie Capital’s Real Estate Team, led by Chris Green, consists of over 80 professionals providing global coverage and on-the-ground expertise and execution of real estate related transactions to clients in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

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 15,500 people (as of September 30, 2010). Assets under management total more than US$307 billion. For more information, visit www.macquarie.com.