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Michael Easson

Michael Easson

Michael Easson is Executive Chair of EG Funds Management and served on several of Macquarie’s subsidiary boards in property and infrastructure from 1994 to 2007. His new book, Whitlam’s Foreign Policy (Connor Court), will be published this month.

Michael Easson reviews 'The Millionaires’ Factory: The inside story of how Macquarie became a global giant' by Joyce Moullakis and Chris Wright

May 2023, no. 453 24 April 2023
Respected, not always loved, Macquarie is an exceptional ‘Australian and global financial success story’. So says Steve Harker, a rival investment banker from Morgan Stanley, quoted on the back of this book. The authors tackle an intriguing question: how a bonsai operation grew tall, dominating parts of the world of financial engineering. In 400 pages, with a useful index, plus 25,000 words of ... (read more)