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Commodities and Global Markets

Global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to its diverse client base.

For more than 40 years, we have partnered with our clients to understand their needs, provide tailored solutions and build long-term relationships.

CGM provides clients with an integrated global offering across three categories:

  • Commodities - provides risk management, lending and financing, and physical execution and logistics to clients with exposure to commodity markets
  • Financial Markets - provides risk management, financing and capital solutions, and market access to corporate and institutional clients with exposure to fixed income and equities
  • Asset Finance - global provider of specialist finance and asset management solutions

No. 1

Oil & Products House of the Year1
Derivatives House of the Year1
Base Metals House of the Year2
Commodity Research House of the Year2

No. 4

Physical gas marketer in North America3

$A9.0 billion

Asset finance portfolio3

Clean Cook Stoves Project with C-Quest Capital

Macquarie, C-Quest Capital and partners have developed an investment program that aims to deliver over 3 million cook stoves in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hear from Tom Colebatch, Commodities and Global Markets’ Associate Director, about how these stoves are delivering verified emissions reductions as well as meaningful social and health improvements to these communities - while at the same time generating high-quality carbon offsets that can be used to support our clients' decarbonisation strategies.  

Annual General Meeting 2021: Commodities and Global Markets

Our insights

2021 Macquarie Base Metals Summit

Macquarie’s Base Metals Summit 2021 explored the crucial role commodities will play in facilitating the energy transition, the surge in demand for certain metals and the strain on supply that will follow, as well as the growing factors impacting metals markets. Watch this video for key highlights from the Summit.

2021 global economic and market outlook: light at the end of the tunnel

2020 was a year for the history books, as economies and financial markets confronted the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent global recession. As we head into 2021, Macquarie’s Chief Economist Ric Deverell shares his global economic and market outlook, with COVID-19 vaccines expected to stimulate economic recovery in the months ahead.

Our services

Capital and financing

Providing clients with financing and asset management solutions across the capital structure

Risk management

Helping clients manage exposure to price changes in commodities, currencies, credit and equity markets

Market access

Helping clients access assets and prices via liquidity and electronic markets globally

Physical execution and logistics

Supporting clients with access to physical commodities and facilitating their transportation from production to consumption

Our people

“Energy transition is a strategic theme for the industry and our business. Our clients are increasingly looking to us for insights and support and, as these markets evolve, we are well placed to help them capture value given our long track record and deep expertise.”

Nick O'Kane, Head of Commodities and Global Markets

The Macquarie Podcast Series featuring Commodities and Global Markets (CGM) is aimed at giving students a greater understanding of CGM and some of the interesting careers our team members have had.

  1. Energy Risk Awards 2021 and Energy Risk Asia Awards 2021
  2. Energy Risk Asia Awards 2021
  3. Platts Q2 – June 2021
  4. At 30 Sep 2021 in the Specialised and Asset Finance division.