Dump Trucks transporting Platinum ore for processing
Dump Trucks transporting Platinum ore for processing

Asset Finance

Providing access to tailored asset finance solutions

Deep industry expertise across numerous sectors

With financing specialists and relationship managers working across the globe, we are actively supporting clients across a diverse range of industries.

Discover the breadth of our asset finance expertise and the ways we can tailor financing solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs.

Funded the production of 10+ million pounds of food-grade recycled PET pellets

$A741+ million currently under finance across the global resources sector

$A65+ million funded in behind-the-meter fuel cell systems across the US

134,000+ devices enrolled in our Green Lease programme

Innovative financing solutions

We offer leasing, secured debt, equity and equipment advisory services for a wide range of established and emerging technology. We work with clients to source and procure equipment globally. Our global and regional sector expertise positions us well to facilitate bespoke solutions, including hedging, advisory, capital markets and offtake arrangements.

Bespoke outcomes across diverse industries

We provide alternate perspectives to conventional asset finance solutions, catering to diverse client needs.

Our core capabilities enable us to provide solutions with a circular approach that address capital expenditure, working capital and commercial challenges.

With deep expertise across technology and telecom operations, we support our clients with flexible solutions on complex deals, such as:

  • Providing more sustainable devices: We provide solutions for our clients that address both the carbon footprint and e-waste of phones, tablets, and laptops
  • Enabling hardware subscriptions: We help our telecom and technology partners deliver comprehensive and market leading device-as-a-service (DaaS) and hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) products for their customers
  • Deploying data centre equipment: We enable data centre developers and operators to deploy computer capacity rapidly. Our bespoke structuring matches the cashflows of tenancy with equipment costs

We draw on the experience of in-house geologists and mining engineers to meet the needs of clients across the mining sector. With over $A600 million currently under finance across the global resources sector, our broad mandate and flexible structures allow us to conduct global transactions and take significant residual positions.

We support mine owners, mine operators, mine contractors, equipment manufacturers and equipment suppliers to finance:

  • Surface equipment: Off-highway trucks, excavators, shovels, loaders
  • Underground equipment: Trucks, load haul dump trucks, drills
  • Plant equipment: Crushers, conveyor systems

Leveraging our balance sheet alongside a diverse set of global funding providers, together with Macquarie’s trading and risk management products, we enable our clients to accelerate their adoption of emerging technologies.

With a focus on waste recovery and recycling, we provide capital and financing that support:

  • Feedstock sourcing and logistics: Across segments such as soft plastics, waste oils and scrap metal
  • Sustainability: In support of energy efficiency, waste water treatment, carbon capture and particulate emissions
  • Increasing and improving processing capacity: Supporting capacity expansion or the optimisation of collection and source separation, recycling, second-life, waste energy recovery and waste-to-fuels segments, including through investment in novel technology.
  • Commodity products: Leveraging Macquarie’s broader capabilities in carbon offset generation, trading certification and hedging/fixed price offtake.

Our deep expertise in funding distributed energy resources (including battery energy storage, alternative energy storage, smart meters, building sensors, LED lighting, cooling and heating systems, Power Factor Correction and Electric Vehicle infrastructure) allows us to structure a financing package to deploy energy efficiency assets in a cost-effective manner.

We offer flexible capital that can be invested across the asset life cycle through:

  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Energy Services Agreements
  • Purchase of Receivables
  • Hire Purchase
  • Operating Leases
  • Asset financing
  • Portfolio acquisitions
  • Targeted equity investments that accelerate the deployment of distributed energy assets

We provide full value chain support for public and private clients looking to decarbonise their own or their customers’ fleet. We can design complete asset finance solutions that include:

  • Battery lease: Batteries can be separated from the vehicle to drive down the all-in lease rate
  • Vehicle charging / fuelling: Financing of the fleet charging and hydrogen fuelling and related infrastructure
  • Service and maintenance: Bundled service and maintenance contract
  • Residual value (RV): Macquarie can assume RV risk across original equipment manufacturers and asset classes, de-risking transactions for operators and driving down costs
  • End-of-lease: Providing end-of-lease asset management and remarketing solutions
  • Vehicle finance: Finance or operating leases on battery electric vehicles (BEV) and fuel cell hybrid vehicles (FCEV)

Our broader specialised and asset finance expertise

All figures on this page are correct as at 31 March 2024.