Macquarie as a Ratings Counselor

Burton, Paul
April 2011
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/29/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 16, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of Macquarie Group Ltd. as a ratings counselor in the U.S. It mentions that the company intends to advise clients on how raising debt and other capital types could affect their ratings. It notes that it hired Moody's Investors Service veteran executive Gregory Hefner to supervise their effort towards the expansion of its debt capital markets in the country. Furthermore, the firm laid down a high-yield and distressed credit trading capacity in the nation in 2008.


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