30 years of growth, innovation and commitment

A large, diverse and growing region, Asia has strong market fundamentals and opportunities for long-term growth aligned to Macquarie’s expertise in digital, infrastructure and the energy transition. 

In our 30th year in Asia, we showcased our activities in the region at the 2024 Operational Briefing, including how we continue to innovate to meet the evolving needs of our clients, communities, shareholders and our people.


year regional presence





Asia is becoming more important to this constantly changing world. We expect the region to continue to fuel global growth, underpinned by favourable demographics, which is giving rise to significant energy consumption, digital adoption and urbanisation.”

Verena Lim
Macquarie Group's Chief Executive Officer, Asia

Across infrastructure, green investments, real estate, equities, fixed income and multi-asset solutions, Macquarie Asset Management has been generating positive outcomes for our clients, portfolio companies and communities in Asia for almost three decades.


assets under management


capital raised for global platform since 20192

Highlights of our presence in the region

  • Longstanding relationships with regional clients – ~170 clients across 8 markets
  • One of the largest foreign asset managers in Korea – managing 40+ assets 
  • Pan-Asia infrastructure platform – 28 portfolio companies across 14 sectors
  • Regional renewable energy expertise – 23GW3 in development, construction or operation, across wind, solar and battery storage 
  • Major investor in Indian toll roads – participated in the first road privatisation in India 
  • Specialised real estate investment manager – 15+ years of track record in real estate with strong capabilities in the logistics and living sectors
We’ve been active in South Korea for 24 years, evolving our investment portfolio from traditional infrastructure into more alternative asset classes, and now manage over $A19 billion across more than 40 assets.  It’s a key market for us in Asia in terms of fundraising and investment opportunities, with a rapidly evolving economy and increasing focus on the energy transition.” 

Eric Kim  
Head of Macquarie Asset Management Real Assets for North Asia 
Country Head for Macquarie Group in Korea

Through deep understanding of evolving client needs, Commodities and Global Markets supports our Asia and global client base, including by providing capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions.


futures exchanges across Asia accessible to CGM clients


in equipment finance to Asia’s semiconductor industry4

Highlights of our presence in the region

  • Providing access to G10 and emerging market currencies and interest rates
  • Established Macquarie’s Asia FX trading hub in Singapore
  • Electronic pricing via the Macquarie Aurora platform, averaging over $A1b per day in FX volumes in Asia5
  • Providing access to liquidity and competitive pricing across Asia warrant markets 
Commodities and Global Markets has been present in Asia for three decades, focussed on partnering with both our local and global clients to meet their evolving needs and support them in accessing markets in Asia across our three business lines – Commodities, Financial Markets and Asset Finance. We continue to be excited by the growth opportunities we see in many of the region’s markets.”

Daniel Vizel 
Head of Commodities and Global Markets Asia, and Commodities and Global Markets’ Global Head of Agriculture & Oil and Macquarie Commodities Trading

Through its combined capabilities in advisory, capital markets, development and principal investing, and with a local presence in 11 markets in Asia, Macquarie Capital provides integrated solutions to clients.


primary capital raised in equity capital markets in past 3 years6


stocks under coverage7

Highlights of our presence in the region

  • Delivering deep sector capabilities through our regional teams and connectivity to global platform
  • Connecting private capital with global investment opportunities in high-growth and sought after technology sectors (e.g. AI, fintech and enterprise software)
  • Focussed infrastructure principal investing - deploying our balance sheet across digital, energy transition and social and economic infrastructure 
  • Equity research insights, analysis and thought leadership provided to institutional clients, leveraging our expertise in commodities, energy transition, technology, consumer and healthcare
Our on-the-ground presence combined with global sector expertise positions us well to build strong relationships with local partners, identify compelling opportunities and offer bespoke solutions that suit this diverse region.”

Ivan Varughese
Head of Infrastructure and Energy Capital in Asia
Macquarie Capital

Connecting Asia to the world

Build on our track record and established relationships to connect Asia to global opportunities through capital raising for our funds and clients, cross-border transactions and our equities platform.

Growing in high potential markets

Build on our existing strong local presence by further investing in diverse teams to deepen enduring local relationships that support business growth in the region.

Leveraging global expertise

Merge our global capabilities with local relationships to establish new businesses and address unmet demand for digitisation, decarbonsation and infrastructure in Asia’s high-growth markets.

Data points as at 31 December 2023 unless otherwise stated.
  1. Includes staff employed in certain operationally segregated subsidiaries.
  2. Macquarie Asset Management fundraising from LPs based in Asia for April 18 to December 23.
  3. As at 31 March 23 on our balance sheet or under Macquarie management. Excludes lending and private credit funds. GW of green energy assets reflect 100% generating capacity of each asset, not the proportion owned or managed by Macquarie.
  4. Since March 2021.
  5. In December 2023.
  6. From 1 January 21 to 31 December 2023.
  7. As at 23 January 2024.