Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world and has expertise in specific industries, including resources and commodities, port management, energy, infrastructure and real estate. Macquarie, through its African business, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), has raised its 4th African infrastructure equity investment fund, and is a significant player in the Nigerian Infrastructure market, participating in projects such as the Lekki toll road and the Azura ‘ Edo Independent Power Plant.
Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 14,200 people in 28 countries. At 31 March 2012, Macquarie had assets under management of $336 billion and manages over $2 billion committed to port investments across 12 container/bulk terminals and 12 oil terminals in 9 countries.