Macquarie to Acquire Waypoint Leasing Assets for $650MM

Macquarie Group agreed to purchase troubled lessor Waypoint Leasing for approximately $650 million. Ankura Trust is acting as administrative agent on a $45 million DIP facility to support the transaction.

D’Souza Joins Macquerie as Managing Director/TMT Group

Katan D’Souza joined Macquerie Capital as a managing director in its North American telecommunications, media and technology business. Based in Chicago, D’Souza will report to head of TMT David Dorfman.

Macquarie Capital Adds McCarthy, Holt to TMT Group

Macquarie Capital hired Sean McCarthy and Chris Holt as managing directors in its North American TMT business. They will report to David Dorfman.

Macquarie Adds Lipschitz as Metals & Mining Senior Analyst

Macquarie Group appointed David Lipschitz as a senior analyst in equities research within its Commodities and Global Markets group.

Macquarie Closes Acquisition of Advantage Funding

Macquarie Group officially closed its planned acquisition of Advantage Funding on July 31.

Macquarie Provides Access to $160MM for ORBCOMM

ORBCOMM said it entered into a credit agreement providing up to $160 million with Macquarie Group. The loan facilities will carry an interest rate of LIBOR plus a margin of 475 basis points.

Macquarie Expands U.S. FIG Unit with Managing Director Hire

Macquarie announced that Andrew Guida has joined Macquarie Capital as a managing director focused on Bank & Thrift and Specialty Finance with the Financial Institutions group, based in the firm’s NY office.