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Arpi - Investor Story

Arpi - Investor Story

09 November 2017 @ 8:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Arpi Devi Kunuturu is a 26 year old who’s excited about the new, innovative equity crowdfunding opportunity that’s just arrived in Australia. She’s an outgoing, fun individual who has a background in finance, and likes to invest. Here’s our chat with her.

OnMarket 2017 Third Quarter IPO Report

OnMarket 2017 Third Quarter IPO Report

18 October 2017 @ 10:06AM IPOs

Companies that have undertaken an Initial Public Offering (IPO) this year have returned an average 25.9% for the nine months to September 30, an impressive 25.6% outperformance of the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index which has returned 0.3% over the same period, according to the OnMarket 2017 Third Quarter IPO Report.

Why you should equity crowdfund your business

Why you should equity crowdfund your business

17 October 2017 @ 9:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Issuers

Equity crowdfunding is an exciting alternative to the more traditional sources of capital and one that has been proven in other markets like the US and UK , to have the power to change the economic landscape in favour of small business.

VIDEO: Ben chats with Ticky about Equity Crowdfunding

VIDEO: Ben chats with Ticky about Equity Crowdfunding

11 October 2017 @ 10:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors Videos

In this video OnMarket CEO Ben Bucknell discusses Equity Crowdfunding in Australia with Ticky Fullerton on Sky News Business, Friday 6th October 2017. All the big questions around the new legislation are answered including the crowdfunding of Ben's new pearl diving business!

Sam Archibald - Investor Story

Sam Archibald - Investor Story

09 October 2017 @ 8:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

A new Investor Story with millennial OnMarket member Sam Archibald. We chat with Sam about his OnMarket experience, what type of companies he likes to invest in, and the key factors he looks for in a company before becoming a shareholder. We also get his thoughts on joining the crowd and investing via Equity Crowdfunding.

OnMarket 2017 Second Quarter IPO Report

OnMarket 2017 Second Quarter IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 12 Jul 2017

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) continued to post outstanding returns in the second quarter of 2017, with an average gain on the 33 companies which listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) of 11.4%, an impressive outperformance of the S&P/ASX 200, which fell 2.4% over the same period.

Fintech Australia's map of the Fintech Ecosystem

Fintech Australia's map of the Fintech Ecosystem

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds via Fintech Australia 27 Jun 2017

Australia’s fintech industry body has released its first member ecosystem map, which helps build domestic and international understanding of the nation’s fintech strengths and diversity, particularly in wealth generation and lending. The map lists 119 members of FinTech Australia, along with the nation’s key financial services regulators...

Are restricted offers right for you?

Are restricted offers right for you?

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 29 May 2017

In our ongoing quest to bring you more investment opportunities, OnMarket has just launched its Restricted Offers dashboard for certain OnMarket members.  So, you may be asking yourself what exactly are these so-called ‘restricted’ offers and who are these ‘certain’ members?

OnMarket 2017 First Quarter IPO Report

OnMarket 2017 First Quarter IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 10 Apr 2017

Initial public offerings (IPOs) of materials companies set an impressive pace in the first quarter of 2017, with 10 companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) from a total 26 floats, up from two in the same period last year.

'Gram it, Tweet it, Like it!

'Gram it, Tweet it, Like it!

Posted by Simon Cheatham 10 Feb 2017

Downloading the OnMarket app is always the best way to receive instant notifications of our offers.

However, if you are looking for all the IPO news and commentary (with a dab of humour here and there) then you might like to join one or all of our social media platforms, including ...

2016 IPO Report: Good Things Come In Small Packages

2016 IPO Report: Good Things Come In Small Packages

Posted by OnMarket 30 January 2017 @ 10:00AM

Get an overview of what happened in the IPO market last year with OnMarket's 2016 IPO Report. The theme this year is "good things come in small packages": companies raising less than $50 million returned an average of 32.2% to investors at the year end. But on performance overall, investors had little reason to complain on average: IPOs outperformed the ASX200 index by 18% and returned an average of 25% at year end. 

Year in Re(ar)view: IPOs in 2016

Year in Re(ar)view: IPOs in 2016

Posted by Andrew Main 22 Dec 2016

So, how did 2016 go for new floats? More than ever, that depends who you talk to, even though the real answer is “pretty well”.

OnMarket November Monthly IPO Report

OnMarket November Monthly IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 30 Nov 2016

IPO activity continued to increase in November 2016. 12 companies raised $1.948m as part of their Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), compared with 11 listings ($538m) in October 2016 and five listings ($558m) in November 2015.

On Trump, Black Swans, and Retail Investors

On Trump, Black Swans, and Retail Investors

Posted by Andrew Main 22 Nov 2016

Every time I read about Black Swan events I smile and remember a visit a few years ago to Meetung in Victoria’s Gippsland, where almost every bird on the lakes was a Black Swan. Thousands upon noisy thousands of them.

1 Year of Opening Up IPOs to All Investors

1 Year of Opening Up IPOs to All Investors

Posted by Andrew Main 14 Nov 2016

It’s been one year since the launch of OnMarket and of giving all Australian investors access to Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and 1 in 3 ASX IPOs have been offered OnMarket in 2017.

OnMarket October Monthly IPO Report

OnMarket October Monthly IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 08 Nov 2016

The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) performed well in October 2016, delivering an average return of 36.8 per cent on the first day of listing and 29.2 per cent over the month, with the IT sector dominating floats in 2016, the OnMarket October IPO Report 2016 reveals. 

Locking the public out of IPOs

Locking the public out of IPOs

Posted by Andrew Main 20 Oct 2016

It’s a weird situation out there at the moment for individuals who invest in new sharemarket floats, with the floats themselves going very well but with the prospect of a change in ASX’s listing rules coming down the pipe that could make life harder for them.

OnMarket Third Quarter IPO Report

OnMarket Third Quarter IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 10 Oct 2016

Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) significantly outperformed the broader share market in the third quarter of 2016, with the average gain on the 24 companies which listed on ASX striking 28.2%, an impressive outperformance over the S&P/ASX 200, which returned 3.9%

How do you make decisions about which shares to buy?

How do you make decisions about which shares to buy?

Posted by Andrew Main 06 Oct 2016

Choosing whose advice to take when making investments is difficult – there are plenty of options and many with an opinion they are willing to share. 

Five questions to ask when you are shown an IPO prospectus

Five questions to ask when you are shown an IPO prospectus

Posted by Andrew Main 22 Sep 2016

It’s important to figure out whether a company that is about to list is a good investment proposition. Here are five questions to ask when you are presented with a Prospectus.

A new trend in superannuation contributions

A new trend in superannuation contributions

Posted by Andrew Main 08 Sep 2016

There’s a worrying new trend happening in superannuation that no one seems to have noticed: the amount of post tax money that Self Managed Super Fund savers have been putting away was approximately 10 per cent lower in the June quarter 2016 than it was in the same quarter last year.

OnMarket August Monthly IPO Report

OnMarket August Monthly IPO Report

Posted by OnMarket BookBuilds 31 Aug 2016

The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) market gained momentum in August, with the 10 companies which listed raising $1.2 billion and returning an average 34.1%, according to a new report, the OnMarket August IPO Report 2016.

Why investing in every IPO is a great strategy

Why investing in every IPO is a great strategy

Posted by Andrew Main 26 Aug 2016

If you’re only going to buy into one IPO, there’s inevitably some risk, but if you buy into more than one, the risk drops away dramatically. To be specific, if you’d bought into every IPO in Australia in 2016 you’d have enjoyed an average 17 per cent return on the first day.

How to keep your investments liquid and make a great return

How to keep your investments liquid and make a great return

Posted by Andrew Main 19 Aug 2016

When you’re investing your own money it’s important to stay liquid. Shares are a great alternative to property investing and cash. When considering investing in shares, it’s important to note that IPOs have outperformed the general sharemarket.

Bigger is not always better

Bigger is not always better

Posted by Andrew Main 11 August 2016 @ 4:00PM

One of the classic maxims is that bigger is better. When it comes to some kinds of investing, the reverse can sometimes be true. Most particularly, recent research of new floats by OnMarket concluded that of the more than 1000 IPOs that have gone through the ASX since 2005, the returns from smaller IPOs have been markedly better than from the big ones.

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