Macquarie Capital Appoints Managing Director to Cover Upstream Oil and Gas in Americas

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal
investment arm of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today
announced the hiring of Chris Rutherford as a Managing Director. Mr.
Rutherford will cover upstream oil and gas companies and be based in
Houston.

The appointment continues Macquarie Group’s focus on the energy sector,
which it has served for more than 20 years. Macquarie is the No. 2
physical gas marketer in North America. Its global energy business is
headquartered in Houston, with more than 300 professionals focused on
the sector. Mr. Rutherford will lead Macquarie Capital’s upstream
coverage across M&A, debt and equity capital raisings and provide
customized solutions to clients.

Mr. Rutherford joins Macquarie Capital from UBS, where he was a Managing
Director in the firm’s Natural Resources group covering upstream oil and
gas companies. His experience includes domestic and cross-border M&A,
capital raising, structured financings, joint ventures and partnerships
for a wide range of clients, including financial sponsors and their
portfolio companies.

Mr. Rutherford will work closely with Macquarie Capital’s existing
upstream and energy infrastructure team and Macquarie’s energy trading
and finance business within its Commodities and Global Markets group to
strengthen a full-service offering across the lifecycle for companies,
including physical and financial hedging, structured lending and asset
management.

“Understanding the significant changes taking place in energy and the
needs of participants across the industry, Macquarie Capital has
steadily strengthened its energy expertise and offerings,” said Michael
Silverton, Head of Macquarie Capital in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
“Chris has extensive domestic and cross-border transaction experience
and his relationships will help us support clients and deliver
specialized services that leverage both Macquarie Capital and our entire
firm.”

Mr. Rutherford’s appointment adds to Macquarie Capital’s growing global
capabilities with recent appointments made across sectors (including Simon
Russell
in software, Magnus
Scaddan
in consumer and retail, Robert Bayer and Ajay Singh in
industrials and John
Katzenmeyer
in financial technology), and emerging growth areas (Greg
Callman
as Global Head of Energy Technology and Oliver
Bradley
for Digital Infrastructure).

About Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial,
advisory, investment and funds management services. Founded in 1969,
Macquarie employs over 14,800 people and has assets under management of
more than $397.2 billion (as of September 30, 2018). For more
information, visit www.macquarie.com.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital combines grounded thinking with innovative approaches
to develop transformative ideas and realize greater possibilities for
our clients – our partners. We look beyond convention to connect our
clients with ideas and opportunities others don’t see, while our global
platform, specialized expertise and comprehensive services allow us to
deliver what others can’t.

Our capabilities encompass corporate advisory and a full spectrum of
capital solutions, including capital raising services from equity, debt
and private capital markets and principal investments from Macquarie’s
own balance sheet. These offerings are reinforced through our deep
sector expertise in aerospace, defense and government services,
consumer, gaming and leisure, financial institutions, infrastructure and
energy, real estate, resources, services, telecommunications, media and
technology sectors across the US with 402 transactions completed, valued
at $264 billion in the year to 31 March 2018. https://www.macquarie.com/us/corporate/advisory-and-capital-markets/lookbeyond

Contacts

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Macquarie
Group Corporate Communications
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