Frankfurt, 05 July 2010
Macquarie Securities Group, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”), today announced Rupertus Rothenhäuser has joined as Head of Sales for Structured Products & Exotics, Europe. Based in Frankfurt, he will be responsible for sales and marketing of Macquarie’s structured products across Europe.
The Macquarie Structured Products & Exotics business is represented in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy by Macquarie Oppenheim, the equity derivatives and structured products business Macquarie acquired from Sal. Oppenheim in April this year, complemented by a growing institutional derivatives business.
Mr Rothenhäuser has extensive experience working across the European and Asian markets and brings with him more than 18 years of experience. In his new role, he will be focused on expanding Macquarie’s activities in the European structured products market, including the development and marketing of new product issues.
‘’Rupertus’ experience in the European structured products market will be invaluable as we expand our services within Europe and develop innovative products for our clients,’’ said Frank Langer, Head of Derivatives, Europe. Mr Rothenhäuser joins Macquarie from BNP Paribas where he was a Managing Director and Head of Retail Listed Products in Germany and Austria.
Todd Steinberg, Global head of Derivatives Delta One commented, “We are committed to leveraging the strong structured products platform in place at Macquarie Oppenheim and to building our European presence. Rupertus’ broad experience is an asset to the team as we deliver innovative products to clients throughout Europe".