Macquarie Group 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. We have expertise in specific industries, including resources and commodities, energy, financial institutions, infrastructure and real estate.
Macquarie Group Limited is listed in Australia (ASX:MQG; ADR:MQBKY) and is regulated by APRA, the Australian banking regulator, as the owner of Macquarie Bank Limited, an authorised deposit taker. Macquarie also owns a bank in the UK, Macquarie Bank International Limited, which is regulated by the FSA. Macquarie's activities are subject to scrutiny by other regulatory agencies around the world.
Macquarie's management approach fosters an entrepreneurial culture among staff. Strong prudential management is fundamental to this approach. Robust risk management practices are embedded in business unit management with central oversight of credit, market, funding, compliance and operational risk. These, together with a strong and committed team, are key drivers of Macquarie's success.
Founded in 1969, Macquarie now employs more than 14,200 people in 28 countries. At 31 March 2012, Macquarie had assets under management of $US339 billion.