Announcements

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.

Media Release: nabtrade the first bank aligned broker to support ASX BookBuild

10 Jul 2015 by nabtrade

nabtrade has today announced its customers can access the ASX BookBuild facility, meaning they’ll have access to more initial public offerings (IPOs) and capital raisings.

nabtrade General Manager, Nathan Walsh said customers would now have the chance to participate in a greater number of IPOs and capital raisings and will benefit from not having to pay brokerage or stamp duty on these transactions.

WAM Capital Limited first to use the ASX BookBuild Facility

14 October 2013 @ 11:00AM by OnMarket BookBuilds

Today marks a world first in capital raising in Australia thanks to an innovative, transparent and fair facility that provides a simple and effective method for accessing capital markets. The ASX BookBuild Facility, which was launched last week by the Australian Securities Exchange...

ASX BookBuild open for business today

08 October 2013 @ 10:00AM by OnMarket BookBuilds

From today, Australia’s 200,000 high net worth investors and all fund managers will be able to participate directly in capital raisings, in a world‐first by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Called ASX BookBuild, the new technology enables bids to be collected and managed from all prospective investors.

ASX BookBuild brings efficiency, fairness, and transparency to the primary equity market

19 September 2012 @ 9:00AM by Australian Securities Exchange

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) today announces a proposed new facility that will improve the pricing and allocation process for bookbuilds. ASX BookBuild is expected to be operational prior to the end of 2012, subject to regulatory approval.