Global Tower Partners is owned by its senior
management team and a consortium of funds managed by Macquarie
Group, including Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and Macquarie
Infrastructure Partners II.
The Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries and employs more than 13,700 people. Assets under management total more than US$319 billion (12/30/09).
Macquarie's main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients, and counterparties around the world.
Macquarie Capital Funds is a leader in specific asset class investor funds, with global assets under management of $116 billion. Macquarie has one of the largest dedicated specialist fund management teams in the world, with more than 700 professionals in its Macquarie Capital Funds division managing over 100 businesses in 25 countries. An innovator in the infrastructure sector, Macquarie is a global leader in infrastructure acquisition, funding and management. Major infrastructure sectors that Macquarie specializes in around the world include: toll roads, airports and airport-related assets, telecommunications, water, energy and utility, rail, ports transmission and distribution assets, as well as social infrastructure.
The consortium of Macquarie funds invested in Global Tower Partners includes Macquarie Infrastructure Partners ("MIP") and Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II ("MIP II") who together hold a majority stake in GTP. MIP and MIP II each seek to assemble diversified portfolios of infrastructure assets and other assets with similar characteristics based in North America.