Macquarie Announces Senior Hires to Sales and Sales Trading Effort in Boston

06 March 2013

  • Two key senior equities hires in Macquarie's Boston office
  • Strengthens overall US equity sales and sales trading effort 

NEW YORK — Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group ("Macquarie") (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced two senior equities hires in a further enhancement to its Boston-based US equity sales and sales trading team. 

  • Ryan Thornton joins as a Managing Director focusing on institutional equity sales. He was previously an executive director at Nomura Securities. He has also served in senior roles at Deutsche Bank, RBC and Lehman Brothers. 
  • Steven Belge joins as a Managing Director responsible for institutional sales and trading. Immediately prior to Macquarie, he was a director at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. He began his career in equity sales trading at Merrill Lynch. 

These new hires expand on a range of senior leadership appointments the firm made to its US institutional equities business in July 2012. 

Ken Savio, Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Securities USA, said: "Ryan and Steven have a proven track record of excellence in servicing top-tier institutional accounts that are important to our firm. The high caliber of their combined experience demonstrates our continued and deliberate effort to recruit outstanding professionals who are able to contribute immediately to Macquarie and enhance our client-focused offering." 

About Macquarie Group 
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 on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,400 people and has assets under management of over $353 billion (as of September 30, 2012). See www.macquarie.us for more information. 

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/trading-hedging/cash-equities

Stephen Yan
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Source: Macquarie Securities