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Improving access to IPOs for investors the goal of OnMarket BookBuilds

Improving access to IPOs for investors the goal of OnMarket BookBuilds

by Alexandra Cain 29 Jun 2016

As the Australian Securities Exchange consults on narrowing retail investor access to floats, one business is pushing for a liberalisation of rules around mum-and-dad shareholder access to new listings on the bourse.

Retail investors to miss out on IPOs

Retail investors to miss out on IPOs

by Jassmyn Goh 24 Jun 2016

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) should reserve at least 25 per cent of every initial public offering (IPO) to retail investors, OnMarket BookBuilds believes.

Proposed ASX listing rules curtail retail IPO access

Proposed ASX listing rules curtail retail IPO access

by Ben Bucknell 23 Jun 2016

If the ASX has its way in reducing the minimum number of investors needed for initial public offerings, this will cement the exclusion of ordinary investors from most IPOs.

HSC High Achiever: Maths

HSC High Achiever: Maths

by Fran Molloy 20 Jun 2016

Four-unit HSC maths followed by liberal arts study at Yale University in the United States, followed by a masters of business administration (MBA) at the University of Cambridge in Britain doesn't at first glance seem like a straightforward study path.

But it has worked for Alexandra Galin, a former North Sydney Girls' High School student.

Is the ASX shutting out retail investors?

Is the ASX shutting out retail investors?

by Mike King 15 Jun 2016

The ASX is proposing to make some changes that could see retail investors locked out of some investing in more companies listing on the exchange in an IPO.  The Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) is up in arms over it, as is online IPO site OnMarket BookBuilds, with both believing that the changes are negative for retail investors.

Petition to oppose ASX's proposed listing rules says private investors will be shut out

Petition to oppose ASX's proposed listing rules says private investors will be shut out

by Sally Patten 15 Jun 2016

OnMarket BookBuilds, a stock market listings and placements platform, has launched a petition to oppose the proposed changes to the ASX admissions rules on the grounds that private investors, including self-managed superannuation fund trustees, will be shut out of capital raisings.

4 types of stocks you should hold

4 types of stocks you should hold

by Tim Eisenhauer 10 Jun 2016

So you're thinking of starting a portfolio, evaluating how your holdings have performed, or considering some portfolio spring cleaning?

Here are four types of stocks that every savvy investor should hold to help give a balanced equity portfolio.

IPOs outperform so far in 2016

IPOs outperform so far in 2016

by Trevor Chappell 08 Jun 2016

The debutante companies that started trading on the Australian share market this year have by far outperformed their already-listed peers.

Floating your boats with new listing pickings

Floating your boats with new listing pickings

by Tim Boreham 08 Jun 2016

Whether the IPO is great or small, investors should do themselves a favour and check out the next float because they’re proving an ­(almost) sure-fire way of making money.

IPOs still the way to go

IPOs still the way to go

by Tim Boreham 07 Jun 2016

Despite concerns about the quality some of the offerings at the smaller end of the market, this year’s initial public offerings (IPOs) have sizzled in after-market trading with an average return of 25 per cent.

Hey Kogan, where's retail investors' access to your IPO?

Hey Kogan, where's retail investors' access to your IPO?

by Mike King 07 Jun 2016

Online retailer Kogan is planning to list on the ASX, but it’s unlikely that retail investors will be able to participate – even if they want to.

Blockchain starts a revolution

Blockchain starts a revolution

by Tim Eisenhauer 07 Jun 2016

Blockchain is the new buzzword. As enigmatic as it sounds, it is a reasonably simple concept: a blockchain is just another way to record transactions. It is a public database of all transactions made among all the parties participating in a particular network – in other words, a public ledger.

Online markets create new breed of alternative investments

Online markets create new breed of alternative investments

by John Collett 01 Jun 2016

With share prices struggling and cash at the bank paying next-to-nothing, how are investors to get a decent return?

IPOs getting bigger, but small caps still outperform, OnMarket BookBuilds says

IPOs getting bigger, but small caps still outperform, OnMarket BookBuilds says

by Vanessa Desloires 16 May 2016

Initial public offerings on the ASX are getting bigger and small cap floats and private equity exits are the best performers, according to data compiled by OnMarket BookBuilds.

Could fintech revolution take down a major bank?

Could fintech revolution take down a major bank?

16 May 2016

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. And they aren't shy about predicting the demise of traditional banks.

Avoiding bad investment habits with SMSFs

Avoiding bad investment habits with SMSFs

by Tim Eisenhauer 16 May 2016

SMSFs are continuing to shy away from high-growth assets and preferring the safety of cash, often with negative consequences for their fund. 

Fintech specialists say 'NextGen banking' may replace Big Four

Fintech specialists say 'NextGen banking' may replace Big Four

by Bonnie Gardiner 11 May 2016

Banks of the future will be technology companies with a banking licence, and traditional finance options may give way to more digitally advanced methods and platforms, say fintech specialists.

The real story with private equity floats

The real story with private equity floats

by Tim Eisenhauer 09 May 2016

Following the Dick Smith debacle, many investors might be wondering whether they will be comprehensively done over if they buy shares in a float of a company by private equity.

ASX shares bucked the trend turned up into a powerful financial technology highlights

ASX shares bucked the trend turned up into a powerful financial technology highlights

by Eastern Wealth Network 05 May 2016

In the first quarter of this year, IPO shares have had a strong performance in Australia, the ASX listed 13 companies on an average return of 1.3%, outperforming the broader market.  In 2015 ASX listed 93 companies on average with up to 23% return, outperforming the benchmark by 3 percent points, expect a similar trend will continue into 2016

Australian IPOs outperform broader market

Australian IPOs outperform broader market

by Tim Eisenhauer 03 May 2016

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 per cent over the first quarter.

Artificial Intelligence, Algo-Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Robo-Advice Form Growth of Australian Fintech Market

Artificial Intelligence, Algo-Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Robo-Advice Form Growth of Australian Fintech Market

by Frost & Sullivan 03 May 2016

Fintech is a disrupting force and a decentralising movement in the financial services sector. Fintech's apply information technologies and modern internet protocols for data exchange, and deliver financial services using data storage, data analysis algorithms, or personal telecommunication devices. Digital ecosystems are fundamental to the success of both Fintech and traditional banks.

Australian IPO market outperforms broader market

Australian IPO market outperforms broader market

by Rust Report 18 Apr 2016

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.

Market's small fry do better than blue chips

Market's small fry do better than blue chips

by John Collett 17 Apr 2016

Despite the Australian sharemarket being dragged down by the banks and miners, the market's newbie listings are flying high.

China Dairy Corporation can be cream of dairy crop

China Dairy Corporation can be cream of dairy crop

by Tim Boreham 13 Apr 2016

There’s no such thing as a sure bet with share investing as with the nags, but weighing into the ongoing stream of IPOs is the closest thing to a dead cert.

IPOs the way to go for investors

IPOs the way to go for investors

by Tim Boreham 12 Apr 2016

As with the ponies, a “sure thing” simply does not exist when it comes to share investing. But weighing into IPOs is the closest thing to guaranteed value accretion and it doesn’t matter whether the play is about healthcare, biotech or the latest app-based financial services disrupter.