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Gold Sponsor

ASX operates at the heart of Australia’s financial markets. Our integrated listings, trading, clearing and settlement businesses provide customers with efficient access to and exchange of capital, management of risk, and provision of data and other solutions. ASX operates across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income, commodities and energy.

ASX is the global leader in A$ and NZ$ financial markets, one of the top 10 securities exchanges in the world and the largest interest rate derivatives market in Asia. We have trading hubs in many of the world’s major financial centres, attract company listings from all around the globe and are based in Australia, which has one of the five largest pools of investable assets in the world.

ASX operates and invests in the infrastructure that promotes the stability and development of Australia’s financial markets, and advocates regulations that support investors and issuers, promote market integrity and strengthen Australia’s global competitiveness.

ASX’s vision is to be the world’s most respected financial marketplace.

More information about ASX can be found at asx.com.au or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter @ASX.


Silver Sponsors

Refinitiv, Formerly the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. Serving more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, we provide information, insights, and technology that drive innovation and performance in global markets. Our 160-year Reuters heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence, while our unique open platform, best-in-class data, and cutting-edge technology bring greater opportunity to our customers. By advancing our customers, we drive progress for the entire financial community.


IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry.

  • Integrated Wealth & Trading – an online desktop tailored to your client and workflow requirements. It seamlessly integrates market data, client management, portfolio management, and advice and order execution.
  • IRESS Order Management System (IOS) – a comprehensive and flexible order and risk management backend, providing multi-asset, multi-market order routing, execution management and post-trade processing.
  • IRESS Algos – powerful and robust suite of algorithmic trading strategies focused on creating desk and cost efficiencies at scale for retail and institutional brokers.
  • IRESS ViewPoint – a flexible scalable and highly customisable online market data and trading solution. Co-designed with users, this multi-asset and multi-market solution has both robust technical and fundamental features.


Premium Sponsors

Since launching the first index mutual fund for individual investors in 1976, Vanguard has strived to be the world’s highest-value provider of investment products and services. We have an unwavering focus on our clients with a commitment to champion what’s best for investors by offering outstanding service, while keeping costs low. Today, Vanguard has more AUD $6.8 trillion in assets under management (as of 30 June 2018), including more than AUD $1.2 trillion in ETFs, and is one of the world’s largest global investment management companies. In Australia, Vanguard has been serving financial advisers, retail clients and institutional investors for more than 20 years.


Founded in 1965, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (“NRI”, TYO: 4307) is a leading provider of global IT solutions and consulting services. Our 50-year history and consistent top-10 global FinTech provider ranking by American Banker is testimony to our long-term commitment to the markets we serve. We bring in a proven, modern technology solution that is in production in various countries, including Australia, and aim to provide Australian securities firms a market-ready solution underpinning all the aspects of securities operations, with timely updates for the changing market requirements.

For more about how our cloud-based/on-premise platform, that can support multiple asset classes, handle cross-border trades, with real-time interfaces with relevant market intermediaries, please visit us at Stall # 11 at SAFAA 2019.

Learn more about our solution and service offerings at http://fis.nri.co.jp/en/index.html


Supporting Sponsors

We are CommSec’s wholesale arm distributing CommBank and CommSec products and services to stockbroking firms, advisers, and their clients, enhanced with features and services for advisers investing on behalf of their clients.

With us, you’ll benefit from our experience, security and innovation.

We work with small advisory firms through to some of Australia’s largest financial institutions, with a proven track record of servicing the needs of you and your clients.

We can help you with cash management, deal flow, investment lending and wholesale broking.

Come and speak to our team at stand 10.


GBST provides financial services technology to the capital market and wealth management sectors globally. We create vital back, middle and front office technology solutions for wealth managers, life and pension companies, investment bankers, stockbrokers and fund managers to assist them with streamlining operations and engaging their customers.

Established in 1984 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 2005, we have a long heritage in the financial services sector. Today we work with over 100 organisations across Australia, Asia, the UK and the US and our technology supports millions of people around the world who are investing in their future.


Praemium is a global leader in the provision of investment administration, Separately Managed Account (SMA) and financial planning technology platforms. Since 2001 we have optimised our technology in collaboration with financial professionals, to build the ideal next-generation platform. Today we administer in excess of 500,000 investor accounts covering approximately $100 billion in funds globally, and provide services to approximately 1,000 financial institutions and intermediaries, including some of the world’s largest financial institutions. Praemium’s proprietary integrated Managed Accounts platform uniquely serves global markets with our mission: “To assist wealth advisers to deliver great investor experiences and outcomes”.


Welcome to the next generation wealth of management.

Powerwrap’s innovative, institutional-grade wealth management platform provides a comprehensive set of administration and reporting tools for portfolio management. Along with access to a universe of assets, we also have an experienced in-house execution team to manage trades and transactions on alternate or directly held assets when required.

Our unique solution, Tickr, offers a unique back office service for teams of advisers looking to start their own business. We can take care of premises, licensing, technology, compliance, finance and payroll, giving brokers and wealth advisers the freedom to focus on building long-term, value-adding relationships with their clients.


The professional’s choice
Leveraged offers innovative solutions and exceptional customer service. Many investment professionals choose us over competition to provide the framework to incorporate gearing into their clients’ wealth creation strategies.

It sounds clichéd, but our success is based on the success of our clients. Our service is designed to help clients navigate through dynamic market conditions and realise their financial goals.

Our extensive market experience means you can enjoy the confidence that comes from the superior education and insights we provide. You can expect premium service with private-banking style account management coupled with our proven risk management expertise.

Make the choice to talk to Leveraged today.
Call 1300 307 807  |  Email info@leveraged.com.au  |  Visit www.leveraged.com.au


Broadridge, a global fintech leader with $4 billion in revenue and part of the S&P 500® Index, provides communications, technology, data and analytics. We help drive business transformation for our clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimising efficiency and generating revenue growth. We enable multi-asset post-trade processing in more than 80 countries and deliver over two billion shareholder communications each year. Our flexible and scalable delivery model lets us meet a specific need or deliver a full, end-to-end solution. From a unique vantage point at the centre of the financial services industry, we help firms navigate change and win in a complex landscape. We work side-by-side with our clients to help them get ahead of today’s challenges and capitalise on what’s next.


AMG Super is a retail super fund specifically designed for the Stockbroking Industry. We establish individual HINs for each client which can be CHESS sponsored by the broker. This allows Advisers to manage a portfolio of ASX listed shares, managed portfolios, term deposits and managed funds for clients in the same way as an SMSF, but without the trustee and compliance burden.

Features which make AMG Super unique include:

  • Contra-trading allowed
  • Real time CMA balance feeds
  • Full participation in Corporate Actions
  • OMT allowed in and out
  • Access to IPOs
  • Franking credits paid at time of dividend
  • Flexible insurance offerings


Quant Edge is the leading FinTech company that provides full-stack Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for market participants in the Asia-Pacific region, from customer-facing apps to last-mile exchange connection. Our 100% API Order Management System allows easy integration with legacy services (such as DTR, Reporting, Settlement, and Clearing). Direct Market Access (DMA) to all 4 exchanges in Australia and our global network will help our partners growing inbound and outbound flows. Our mobile and web apps for retail investors redesign the common outdated user-interface into a minimal dashboard that meets the high expectations of modern millennials.



Trade all your clients cash investments in one place – 24/7

AMM provides a secure online term deposit & cash investment platform – providing stockbrokers and financial advisers with access to over 25 Australian financial institutions from one place, all covered by the Government Guarantee.

Only one application form is required to open an AMM Account for each client then Term Deposits, Call Accounts and Managed Income Funds can be transacted online, without the need for additional paperwork.  Funds stay in the client’s name and the platform provides an automated reporting capability, data feeds to software packages including Agility & Iress; confirmation storage; auto reconciliations, maturity alerts and audit certificates for each individual client.

AMM was the first to offer this service in 2008 and has grown to over $5.5 billion under management across more than 24,000 accounts.

To find out more about how we can help with managing your clients’ cash holdings without any fees, visit www.moneymarket.com.au or call us on 1300 306 281.


Complii, an innovative corporate efficiency & compliance solution designed by advisors, for stockbrokers, wealth managers and AFSL’s.

This customisable software has been designed to automate, record and report on an AFSL’s compliance obligations and operations function.

Through the systems electronic compliance framework and Corporate offering; online KYC and investor risk profiling, RoA’s/SoA’s generation, FDS production and electronic renewals/opt-in, live adviser and client bidding, corporate offer letter generation, electronic client acceptance, wholesale registers, disclosures, breach register and Chinese walls are just some of the functions made seamless for its customer base.

Complii clients can now take advantage of our latest development which links the Complii community together under the Corporate and Research Highway

Speak with the team at the Complii stand no.6 or phone 0488 327 688 to find out how Complii can assist your business with corporate and compliance efficiencies.


Chi-X Australia is the innovative securities and derivatives exchange committed to transforming, improving and growing Australia’s markets.

The alternative trading platform for Australian listed securities has experienced strong and sustained growth to regularly achieve the significant daily trading milestones of 20% market share and over $1billion in trading value.

Chi-X has over 45 market participants.

The Chi-X market offers competition in ETF trading, capturing up to 40% of daily trading, and has grown its investment products platform to offer a range of unique products, including Transferable Custody Receipts (TraCRs) and Chi-X Warrants.

For more information, visit booth 23 or www.chi-x.com.au


DDH’s Money Market division offers over 20 years’ experience as a bank Agent, delivering CMA accounts to clients managed by professional advisers.

We distribute exclusively via licensed professionals, tailoring fee-free servicing solutions to meet the needs of the cash allocation within client portfolios.  Reward your clients with functionality, service and a competitive rate of interest equal to the RBA rate + 25bps, on the entire account balance.

With over $11bn funds under administration within the DDH Group, our national success can be attributed to service reputation, use of best practice technology and positive testimonials.

‘Technology overlaid with first class service’


eInvest is Australia’s newest provider of active exchange traded managed funds. At eInvest, we believe that all Australians should have the ability to access high quality investment solutions suitable to be the foundations of their investment and superannuation portfolios. eInvest provides you with easy, tradable investment solutions for your investment needs by offering high quality portfolios based on the research, skill and intellect of experienced investment professionals.

For more information, please visit www.einvest.com.au, phone 1300 088 660 or email hello@einvest.com.au


Fidelity International provides world class investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals and their advisers – to help our clients build better futures for themselves and generations to come. As a private company we think generationally and invest for the long term. Helping clients to save for retirement and other long term investing objectives has been at the core of our business for nearly 50 years.

Established in 1969 as the international arm of Fidelity Investments, which was founded in Boston in 1946, Fidelity International became independent of the US organisation in 1980, and is today owned mainly by management and members of the original founding family.


Enabling wealth management firms achieve sustainable market leadership without compromise

Financial Simplicity provides a portfolio service delivery infrastructure that works in harmony with current or selected business operating environments.

We enable wealth advisers to leverage technology to deliver personalised client investment experiences with efficiency and scale so that the firms that they represent operate a highly scalable, sustainable and attractive business model.

We believe that servicing clients their way is critical to wealth advice propositions, and to do this with scale is essential to support sustainable business models. We believe that firms today have a choice to invest to achieve this or face risk of decline.


Finantix is a leading supplier of transformational software to the private banking, wealth and insurance industries globally. It has a customer base spanning over 45 countries, and more than 15 years’ experience distilled into its flagship Finantix Components product suite which is supported from eight offices across Europe, North America and Asia. Finantix Components is trusted by some of the world’s largest banks, insurers and wealth managers and offers a broad, solid and proven library of multi-country, multi-jurisdiction, multi-channel, omni-device reusable software modules, widgets, engines, connectors and APIs that help leading financial institutions digitise and transform key processes in the financial services industry.


HUB24’s award-winning investment and superannuation platform connects customers to innovative solutions that create wealth. We’ve leveraged the combined capabilities of HUB24 and Agility Applications to bring you ConnectHUB; an exciting new solution designed to bring multiple data sources and applications together to provide you with a single view of your client’s wealth position. Access platform holdings & securities on HIN, link to third party cash management accounts, and open accounts with streamlined data entry.

Contact us today to find out how ConnectHUB could make a difference to your business.


LAB Group provides a market leading client acquisition, electronic signing and identity verification Software-as-a-Service solution.  Widely used by prominent global financial services, including stockbrokers and fund managers, LAB Group continually evolves and improves in order to solve the latest registration, compliance, identity and user engagement challenges.

Processing over a million financial services product applications, LAB Group has contributed to higher returns on advertising spend, reductions in cost of sales and significant improvements in operational efficiency. Our electronic identity verification features will eliminate over three quarters of your customer identification paperwork.

For more information on how LAB Group can provide a tailored solution to achieve the ultimate digital customer-onboarding experience: www.labgroup.com.au


About ME.

Every Australian deserves to get the most out of their money. We’re here to help them do it.

How? We give you ways to get more from your savings, pay less on loans and cut down on fees – however we can, whenever we can.

We believe banking should be as simple as possible. You shouldn’t have to wade through jargon to find what you need and opening an account should be easy.

Want more out of your money?

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Morningstar Australasia is a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisers, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, and real-time global market data. Morningstar has operations in 27 countries.


The NSX is a Tier 1 Securities Exchange providing listed companies with a direct alternative to listing on ASX. The NSX has an important role to play, providing companies with more opportunities to list, and facilitating greater investment diversification in Australian, because one size doesn’t fit all.  Currently, more than 75 securities, with a total market capitalisation of over $4.6 billion, are traded on NSX via the 21 participating brokers. NSX’s issuer focussed approach incorporates collaborative and transparent processes, which combined with lower cost and faster time to market means that the NSX provides an exciting alternative to an ASX listing.


Platinum is an Australian-based investment manager specialising in international equities. Platinum’s investment strategy is applied with the aim of achieving absolute returns for investors. Platinum has an independent style of investment management driven by a thematic stock picking approach.

Platinum manages approximately A$25 billion (as at 28 February 2019) from investors in New Zealand, Europe, America, Asia and Australia.

Platinum is a fully owned subsidiary of Platinum Asset Management Limited ABN 13 050 064 287, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Platinum staff have relevant interests in the majority of Platinum Asset Management Limited’s issued shares.


Schroders is one of the largest and most internationally diverse independent investment managers in the world, providing investment management, research and marketing services. Schroders was established in Australia in 1961 and as at 31 December 2018, manages more than A$37.3 billion on behalf of clients.

The Australian business is focused on asset management for institutions, advisers and individual clients. Comprising a team of more than 90 people, it is home to the domestic research and investment teams for capabilities in Australian Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Global Equities.

As at 30 September 2018, Schroders managed A$792.6 billion on behalf of clients in 29 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Schroders in Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Schroders plc.


SWIFT is a global member owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and regulatory compliance.

Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories. While SWIFT does not hold funds or manage accounts on behalf of customers, we enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardised financial messages in a reliable way, thereby supporting global and local financial flows, as well as trade and commerce all around the world.

As their trusted provider, we relentlessly pursue operational excellence; we support our community in addressing cyber threats; and we continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies. Our products and services support our community’s access and integration, business intelligence, reference data and financial crime compliance needs. SWIFT also brings the financial community together – at global, regional and local levels – to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest or concern. SWIFT’s strategic five year plan, SWIFT2020, challenges SWIFT to continue investing in the security, reliability and growth of its core messaging platform, while making additional investments in existing services and delivering new and innovative solutions.

Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT’s international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT’s global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres.


The Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) is an efficient, cost-effective platform for participants to access new investment and liquidity opportunities, and for growth-oriented companies to raise the capital they need to reach their full potential.

SSX will be the innovator in the Australian exchange space, with a pipeline of new products and services providing fresh opportunities to Australian investors and companies. SSX is the alternative venue of choice for local and international participants looking for new ways to access capital, growth opportunities and unique investments.


Located in the heart of one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions, Western Sydney University offers unlimited potential to students with the talent, drive and ambition to succeed.

Ranked amongst the top two per cent of universities in the world, Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. We are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with.

Fast track your career advancement with Western’s acclaimed Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM) and obtain qualifications that are highly sought after by industry and the public sector. Your success starts here.


Xplore Wealth Ltd is one of Australia’s leading independent platform providers and investment administrators with a specialisation in managed accounts. Established in 2004, it provides platform, administration and technology solutions to some of Australia’s leading stockbrokers, wealth managers, and financial advisory firms. Following the merger with Linear Financial, Xplore Wealth is responsible for funds under administration of over $13.3 billion.