Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group, continues to bolster its U.S. equities sales, trading and research staff.
Today Macquarie announced two senior analyst hires in New York and the appointment of Thomas Alonso as Head of U.S. Banks Research.
These appointments follow the firm's recent announcement of four senior hires to its sales and trading team in New York.
As the new head of the U.S. Banks Research team, Tom Alonso will focus on large-cap banks, key regionals, and thematic research. Alsonso was ranked #1 stock picker in Thrift & Mortgage Finance in the 2011 FT/StarMine Analyst Awards. He joined Fox-Pitt Kelton in September 2007 in its US Banks team prior to its acquisition by Macquarie.
The two senior analysts hired in New York are Aldo Mazzaferro, as Senior Steel, Metals and Mining Analyst and Liz Dunn, as Senior Consumer Analyst. Mazzaferro was Director of Research and Steel & Metals Analyst at Burke & Quick Partners. Dunn was most recently a Senior Analyst - Specialty Retail & Department Stores at FBR Capital Markets.
The Macquarie Group currently has 28 open positions in offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles ranging from equity sales and trading to research. Its equities research group covers more than 500 U.S. stocks.
Macquarie is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services, with more than 70 offices in 28 countries. It employs more than 15,500 people and currently has over $320 million in assets under management.
It also provides equity capital markets products and services in the U.S. as Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., member FINRA and SIPC.