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Macquarie appoints asset management Head of Distribution in EMEA

London/Munich, 7 July 2014

Macquarie Investment Management (MIM), the investment management arm of Macquarie Group, today announces that Steve Haswell has been appointed as Head of Distribution, EMEA. 

Based in Munich, Steve joins Macquarie from MFS Investment Management, a leading US money management firm, where he held various roles including Head of Global Sales, based in Boston and Head of Continental Europe, based in Munich, during his 20 years there. He started his career at Siemens AG in Munich.

Steve has deep experience of the institutional asset management industry across sales and distribution on a global basis, and across all asset classes, building client relationships and delivering significant incremental assets from institutional clients in equities and fixed income mandates. He is fluent in German and also speaks French.   

Scott Coleman, Head of Distribution & Marketing at MIM comments: “Steve’s focus at MIM will be across all of EMEA, where we have significant momentum, and in markets we can further develop as we have a great opportunity to capitalize on our long-term investment performance and broad product offerings.”

Steve Haswell added “MIM’s broad range of investment strategies across equities, fixed income and currencies, alternatives and multi-assets is a great proposition for institutional investors and distributors across our core EMEA markets. I’m looking forward to being back to the region, building on the success of our current client base and securing new clients at a very exciting time for institutional investors in Europe.”

Steve started his role at Macquarie on 30 June 2014.   

For more information, please contact:

Steve McCool
Corporate Communications
Macquarie Group
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3037 4411
Email: steve.mccool@macquarie.com

Notes to Editors:

About Macquarie Group
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 65 office locations in 28 countries and employs more than 13,900 people. Assets under management total approximately €287 billion at March 31, 2014. For more information, visit www.macquarie.com.

About Macquarie Funds Group
Macquarie Investment Management is a division of Macquarie Funds Group (MFG), which is Macquarie Group's funds management business, with global reach and a breadth of capabilities. MFG is a top 50 global asset manager and Australia's largest global asset manager. MFG has been managing assets for institutional and retail investors since 1980 in Australia and 1929 in the US, through a predecessor of Delaware Investments.

About Macquarie Investment Management
Macquarie Investment Management offers securities investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds and multi-asset allocation solutions.

Macquarie Investment Management has more than €210 billion of assets under management and more than 400 investment professionals in Europe, Australia, Asia and the US (as at 31 March 2014).

Macquarie Investment Management affiliates include Delaware Investments, Macquarie Investment Management Limited and Macquarie Investment Management Austria KAG, among others.