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.
Macquarie's strength lies in its unique structure and management style which enables businesses to exercise significant operating freedom balanced by limits on risk and observance of professional standards - this is referred to as 'freedom within boundaries'.
Macquarie's management approach fosters an entrepreneurial culture among staff.
Other core elements of Macquarie's approach are:
• Encouraging high ethical and professional standards
• Commitment to clients
• Commitment to growth
• Recruiting, retaining and motivating quality staff
• Aligning staff rewards with those of shareholders
• Transparent and comprehensive reporting; including financial reporting and risk reporting.
Assets under management of $A243 billion at 31 March 2009
Macquarie is committed to providing training and development opportunities that help employees develop their potential. The Global Learning team facilitates training at the organisational level, while divisional training teams focus on needs specific to their specific Group or Division.
Fundamental to Macquarie's success is the diversity of our people. We have found our management philosophy has universal appeal amongst staff no matter where in the world they are working. The broad range of experiences, skills and views of our people are key strengths and are critical to the diversity of services that we deliver to clients and the communities in which we operate. Macquarie has a range of programs, benefits and activities aimed at supporting all our employees.