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Macquarie Asset Management

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

Further options for investment managers (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Macquarie Group is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) is one of Macquarie Group’s five operating businesses.

MAM is a global top 50 full-service asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products including infrastructure, real assets, equities, fixed income, liquid alternatives & multi-asset investment management solutions. MAM had $A471.9 billion of assets under management at 30 September 2017.

MAM has been managing assets for institutional and retail investors since 1980 in Australia and 1929 in the US, through a predecessor firm of Delaware Investments.

MAM became a signatory to the PRI in August 2015. Responses to the modules are for MAM with references to Macquarie Group or divisions within MAM where applicable.

MAM comprises the following three divisions:

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)
MIRA is a leader in alternative asset management worldwide, specialising in infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy via public and private funds, co-investments, partnerships and separately managed accounts. Investing regionally with expert local investment and asset management teams, its client base is primarily institutional investors, including global pension/superannuation funds, sovereign wealth funds, governments and other institutions. The division is recognised for its expertise over the investment lifecycle, with strong capabilities in investment sourcing, investment management and investor relationships.

Macquarie Investment Management (MIM)
MIM offers securities investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds and multi-asset allocation solutions. It delivers a full-service offering to both institutional and retail clients in the US and Australia, with selective offerings in other regions. Macquarie Investment Management also partners with selected specialist investment managers to distribute "best of breed" strategies in Australia through its Macquarie Professional Series range of funds.

Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions (MSIS)
MSIS manufactures and distributes a range of tailored investment solutions including fund linked products, capital protected investments over funds and listed equities, secured ship financing, a hedge fund and private credit fund incubation platform, agriculture investment solutions, as well as infrastructure debt funds management. The division is recognised for product innovation with a strong track record of delivering tailored solutions to the market.

Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS) forms part of MSIS. MIDIS provides an infrastructure debt platform that originates and manages transactions on behalf of its pension and insurance clients, seeking low-risk assets achieving above market returns to match long dated liabilities. The platform was launched in the UK in 2012 and has since expanded its presence into Europe, Australia, and the United States. With mandates signed with investors in Europe, Australasia and the US, MIDIS has the capability to invest in assets covering a wide range of sectors on a global scale.

The LEI and LEA modules relate to MIM, the FI module relates to MIM and MIDIS and the INF module relates to MIRA.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.


02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

1581 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

1581 in OO 02.3 above is the MAM headcount as at 30 September 2017, which approximates FTE.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

During 2017, a Macquarie-led consortium acquired the UK Green Investment Bank plc from HM Government. The re-named Green Investment Groups fund management activities now sit within MIRA and are reported here. Its activities as an asset owner will continue to be reported separately.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, Exclude subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on and any advisory/execution only assets.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the total assets at the end of your reporting year subject to an execution and/or advisory approach.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 10-50% 19 <10% 6
Fixed income 10-50% 37 <10% 1
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property <10% 1 0 0
Infrastructure 10-50% 27 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 1 <10% 1
Forestry <10% 1 0 0
Farmland <10% 1 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash <10% 3 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 1 0 0
Other (2), specify <10% 1 0 0

'Other (1)' specified

          Asset allocation/diversified

'Other (2)' specified


06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market (Private)