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Macquarie Capital broadens technology, media and telecom practice with new senior hire

New York, 04 Jun 2015

  • Scott Bruckner joins Macquarie Capital’s U.S. TMT Group as a Senior Managing Director
  • Broadens coverage and deepens capabilities of U.S. TMT platform

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, principal investing and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Scott Bruckner as Senior Managing Director in its U.S. Technology, Media & Telecom Group (“TMT”) for Macquarie Capital in New York, effective immediately.

Mr. Brucker brings more than 20 years of investment banking experience with a specific focus on origination and execution of advisory mandates including capital raising, M&A and restructuring for technology and telecom clients. He joins Macquarie from Perella Weinberg Partners, where he led the Global Technology Banking Group and built a global team across North America and Europe.

“We are extremely pleased to have Scott join our TMT practice,” said David Dorfman, Senior Managing Director and Head of TMT for Macquarie Capital in the U.S.
“Scott brings a wealth of expertise and senior relationships across emerging growth and middle-market technology and telecom clients. With a strong pipeline of deal activity, Scott’s track record and experience will be of immediate benefit to our clients and further advances Macquarie Capital’s US and European TMT banking efforts.”

Prior to Perella Weinberg, Mr. Bruckner spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley, most recently as Co-Head of the European Technology Banking Group. Mr. Bruckner led advisory mandates for one of Europe’s leading communications and technology investment banking practices, with coverage responsibility for key technology clients and technology and communications-focused financial sponsors.  

Mr. Brucker received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and his B.A. from the University of Southern California.

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 13,900 people and has assets under management of more than $370 billion (as of March 31, 2015).

Macquarie Capital comprises Macquarie Group’s corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing capabilities. Macquarie Capital’s expertise spans a variety of industry sectors including telecommunications, media, entertainment, gaming, financial institutions, industrials, energy, resources, real estate, infrastructure, utilities and renewables.

Contact:
Rishi Sharma
Corporate Communications, Macquarie Group
+1 212 231 0494
Email: rishi.sharma@macquarie.com