MacBank in Christmas spending spree

Macquarie Bank is currently trying to acquire two French toll roads, an airport in Taiwan and the London Stock Exchange in deals worth about $18 billion. Macquarie’s bid for Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhon in France is one of the largest international acquisitions by an Australian company. Macquarie’s $3.6 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange was described as “silly” and “cheap” by a senior LSE official in London