Announcements

IPOs get larger as more foreign companies list

17 May 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

Initial public offerings (IPOs) are getting bigger as technology and finance companies account for more listings on the ASX while a record 20% of ASX listings were by foreign businesses in 2015 with more to come, Tim Eisenhauer, managing director of OnMarket BookBuilds, has told an Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) conference today.

Fintechs to take market share, talent away from incumbents

11 May 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

Fintech companies are moving in on traditional financial services providers as their products and services gain popularity, grabbing market share and talent while forcing down costs. Traditional jobs may be lost and even one of the big four banks could disappear, according to a panel of the nation’s leading fintech entrepreneurs speaking today at the Fintech CEOs on the Future of Finance seminar, being hosted by OnMarket BookBuilds.

IPO Investments Yield Double-Digit Returns

02 May 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

Ground-breaking technology from OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB) has allowed investors to reap strong returns from investing in ASX Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), with average returns as high as 86% after one year, highlighting the real rewards of backing public floats. 

Australian IPO Market Outperforms Broader Market

12 Apr 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) market is delivering a robust performance, with returns from companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) striking 1.3% over the first quarter, a strong 6.7% outperformance of the S&P/ASX 200, according to a new barometer, the OnMarket First Quarter IPO Report.

Mobile Data Downloads Hit New High

06 April 2016 @ 12:00PM by OnMarket BookBuilds

New official data reveals the volume of data being downloaded on mobile telephones has skyrocketed to a record high, with much of the growth driven by rising app usage, according to Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB), the creator of the world’s first app giving investors free and fair access to Initial Pubic Offerings (IPOs).

SMSF Numbers Jump, Cash Holdings Hit Fresh Highs

09 Mar 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

A rise in the number of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) to record numbers during the December 2015 quarter highlights the appeal of do-it-yourself investing, but SMSFs still pumped millions into cash, with Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB), warning that such a strong cash bias could harm wealth creation over the longer term.

Banking one of the most popular reasons for going online

18 Feb 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

Banking was one of the most popular reasons people used the internet in 2014-15 – and that trend is expected to fuel growth in the number of people buying and selling shares over the internet, according to Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB).

Australian technology driving a revolution in capital markets

24 Feb 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

Some of the most impressive equity returns in Australia have been gained from investing in ASX Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and equity placements rather than established indices or so-called ‘blue-chip’ shares, says Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB), an Australian fintech behind OnMarket, an innovative online investment access portal that gives all investors direct access to ASX IPOs.

OnMarket and WYZA team up to give Over 50s market unrivalled access to investment opportunities

01 Mar 2016 by OnMarket BookBuilds

OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB), the creator of the world’s first online portal giving investors free and fair access to IPOs and equity placements, has teamed up with WYZA, a digital publishing firm that connects people 50+ directly with the products, services and information they want, including finance and equity investments. 

The Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, launches world-first in fintech to Australian investors

07 October 2015 @ 12:00PM by OnMarket BookBuilds

From today, Australian investors will have fair and free access to IPOs and placements via a new digital gateway called OnMarket. Launching today, OnMarket is a mobile app and website developed by OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB) that gives all eligible investors, whether or not they have a broker, access to the same capital raising opportunities and on the same terms as institutional investors. The OnMarket technology gives all investors access to IPOs and placements, provides free third-party research on each offer, and guarantees fair allocations.