Press Release

Macquarie expands Portfolio Solutions offering

New York, 25 September 2013

  • Appointment of Co-Heads for Portfolio Solutions in the Americas 
  • Bolsters US and international portfolio and investment management offering for institutional clients 

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Fred Fogg and Lance Vegna as Co-Heads of its Portfolio Solutions group in the firm’s New York office. The new appointments significantly bolster Macquarie’s portfolio and investment management solutions services. 

Damian Hoult, Global Head of Execution Services, Macquarie Securities said: “Fred and Lance have managed some of the largest, most complex portfolio transitions in the industry. Their experience, combined with Macquarie’s global equities platform, provides clients with a reliable and highly effective transition management partner.” 

Fred Fogg joins as Co-Head of Portfolio Solutions. With more than 26 years experience in portfolio strategies, management and trading, he joins from Credit Suisse, where he was Co-Head of Americas for Transition Management. He has an established track record of providing customized transaction structuring, beta implementation and risk management solutions to clients. He held a similar role at Citigroup, and was previously at Morgan Stanley. 

Lance Vegna joins as Co-Head of Portfolio Solutions. He was most recently Co-Head of Transition Management for the Americas at Credit Suisse, where he helped launch and develop various portfolio trading businesses. He has held relevant industry roles at Bank of New York, where he founded its program trading desk, and Furman Selz Capital Management. He has more than 20 years of industry experience and has deep knowledge of equity portfolio trading, sales, and portfolio transition management. 

These appointments follow recent senior staff additions to Macquarie Securities, continuing the expansion in the strength and quality of the firms’ US equities effort. 

Macquarie Securities Group has more than 300 sales professionals and more than 350 equity research professionals covering approximately 2,250 stocks around the world.


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