MACQUARIE LOSE HIGH PROFILE TEAM – Patrick Hodgens and Blake Henricks, high profile portfolio managers and their team at Macquarie Group have left the firm. Hodgens was the Head of Macquarie’s local listed equities group, with Henricks jointly overseeing the Macquarie High Conviction Fund (HCF). The team had looked after over several billion dollars out of $16bn in total in listed Australian Equities, having delivered returns of over 27% pre fee, and 12% since inception in 2005. It is not known what the team plans to do now they have left Macquarie, however whispers suggest they are going out on their own. #SpartanInternational