Macquarie Group Ltd. is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Its main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. The company acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. It operates through the following business segments: Macquarie Asset Management (MAM), Corporate and Asset Finance (CAF), Banking and Financial Services (BFS), Macquarie Capital and Commodities and Global Markets (CGM). The MAM segment delivers clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products, infrastructure, real assets, equities, fixed income, liquid alternatives & multi-asset investment management solutions. The CAF segment provides specialist finance and asset management solutions, as well as corporate and real estate credit investing and lending services. The BFS segment offers a range of personal banking, wealth management, and business banking products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers, and business clients. The Macquarie Capital segment provides global capability in M&A Advisory, debt and equity capital markets and principal investments services. The CGM segment provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets. The company was founded on December 10, 1969 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.