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Macquarie Capital

Principal Finance

Beyond traditional financing

As the principal financing and investing arm of Macquarie, we provide flexible primary financing solutions and engage in secondary market investing across the capital structure.

Experience and expertise

With more than 130 dedicated professionals globally, our team members are highly qualified and have extensive experience dealing with unique and complex dynamics.

Track record of execution

We have executed over $US35 billion of financing and investing commitments to over 540 clients globally since 2009.

Our capabilities

Macquarie Principal Finance provides financing and investment capital on a flexible and bespoke basis. We operate across:

  • Corporate and real estate (commercial, industrial and residential)
  • Geographies
  • All instruments/layers of the capital structure
  • Primary financing and secondary market instruments

Our capabilities are demonstrated through our track record of more than 620 investments and financings deploying $US35 billion since our inception in 2009.

Our experience and expertise derive from a dedicated team of more than 130 people, engaged around the world with extensive transaction, industry and regional skills and knowledge.

Corporate and real estate (commercial and residential)

All financial instruments/layers of the capital structure

Primary transactions/secondary market investments

Global coverage

Asia Pacific

With offices in both Sydney and Singapore, our global head office is located in Sydney. We employ over 26 investment professionals focusing on transactions across ANZ and Asia.

United States

With offices in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, the United States has the largest Principal Finance team globally, employing over 55 investment professionals.


Our European team is located in London with diverse experience across continental Europe and the British Isles employing over 29 investment professionals. 

What we do


Our corporate team is focused on a variety of industry groups and transaction structures with a typical investment size of between $US20 million and $US200 million. 

We have transactional expertise in:


  • Insurance Brokerage
  • Data centres
  • Catering
  • Facility management
  • Supply chain management
  • Diversified support services
  • Internet security
  • Payment processing
  • ATM network
  • Travel agencies
  • Logistics services
  • Aviation services

Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Technology

  • Telecommunications
  • Satellite services
  • Cable TV
  • Free-to-air TV
  • Radio
  • IoT and M2M communications
  • Home security systems
  • Software

Health and Education

  • Diagnostic imaging and pathology
  • Private hospitals
  • Special needs care
  • Cancer care
  • Medical products and devices
  • Healthcare management systems
  • Laboratory
  • Information systems
  • Education software
  • Publishing
  • Training/certification/licensing
  • Private schools
  • Tertiary education
  • Childcare
  • Student travel
  • Student loans


  • Renewable energy
  • Ports and airports
  • Toll roads
  • Power stations
  • Wind farms
  • Utilities (water, gas, electricity)
  • Cell towers
  • Cable networks
  • Oil terminals


  • Semiconductors
  • Waste management
  • O&G production processing
  • Marine engineering
  • Equipment hire
  • Security
  • Industrial containers
  • Warehousing
  • Heat treating
  • Testing, inspection and certification

Consumer Products

  • Food retailing
  • Petrol station and quick service restaurants
  • Home and garden
  • Consumer electronics
  • Retail mortgage portfolios

Real estate

Our real estate team has invested more than $US7.6 billion in real estate related transactions since 2009 with a typical investment size of between $US20 million and $US200 million.

We have transactional expertise in:

Our strengths

Track record of execution

We have executed over $US35 billion of new financing and secondary investing commitments across more than 540 clients globally since 2009.

Financial strength

Our clients benefit from the strength of Macquarie’s balance sheet, our continuous profit record and our global presence.

Client focus

We provide customised capital solutions and financing certainty for our clients across all industry sectors.

Transaction certainty

Capital commitments are made solely within the firm and are not reliant on syndication markets or other third parties.

Recent transactions