MACQUARIE Group Limited is a global investment banking and diversified financial services group, providing banking, financial advisory and investment and funds management services to institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Headquartered in Sydney, Macquarie is the largest Australian investment bank and the top ranked mergers and acquisitions advisor in Australia.
Macquarie is listed in Australia (ASX:MQG) and is regulated by APRA, the Australian banking regulator, as the owner of Macquarie Bank Limited, an authorised deposit taker.
The company's high margins, profits and the rewards for its executives and shareholders saw the Australian media label the prestigious bank "The Millionaire Factory" due to their notably strong performances. On 2 May 2014 Macquarie announced a net profit after tax for the year to 31 March 2014 of A$1265 million. (Source: Wikipedia)