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About OMF Markets

OMF Markets, is a financial services firm operating in many different markets. OMF has established a strong reputation in the financial markets since OM Financial Limited commenced operation in New Zealand in 1987.

Since 2016, OMF Markets has been operating in Sydney, specialising in energy and commodity markets.

Operating in these highly competitive and regulated markets requires experience, integrity and superior levels of service. OMF Markets is guided by three core values; trust, expertise and passion.


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We operate a very diverse business at OMF Markets. We see this as a valuable strength; the diversity of our business and revenue lines and the information and expertise we can provide to our client base.

Matt Blackwell, OMF CEO

What our clients are saying

OMF Markets has the unique ability to offer exceptional services and facilitate the needs of both myself and my business. Their boutique customer focused approach fosters personalised relationships, and the speed of service is a quality we appreciate.

Elie Mougel, CEO

I really appreciate the dynamic approach that OMF Markets takes with their clients, it sets them apart in an industry traditionally dominated by larger institutions. Their reactivity, attention to detail, and pursuit of getting the best results for their clients are all qualities that resonate with me.

Ben Voltz, Founder - Nokk - Australia’s new property platform

Why deal with OMF Markets


Competitive pricing every time

Our access to wholesale rates allows us to continuously pass savings directly onto our clients


Trust us – it’s what we do

OMF has been operating in financial markets since 1987.


Fully regulated

Jarden Australia Pty Ltd holds an Australian Financial Services Licence issued by ASIC which requires us to meet strict financial requirements. We are also regulated by AUSTRAC. We have strict policies in place to safeguard our clients money including segregated client funds accounts, and are audited by an external auditor.


Customer service and support

Our customers have an increasing number of providers to choose from and our challenge is to provide consistency in our service to repay the trust they have shown in us


Innovative, market leading and diverse

As a well-established company we are provided us with some key historic strengths. Over the years, we have established the ability to develop and operate in a diverse range of markets, acting as a broker for a range of stakeholders

OMF Company History

OMF was formed in 1987 as Ord Westpac Futures NZ Limited and eventually became part of the Ord Minnett Group in 1993. In 2001, the company was acquired by management and a group of investors, becoming OM Financial Limited.

In a series of firsts, OMF was the first NZ Futures and Options Participant to be accredited by NZX in 2004. Since then we have become licenced as an NZX Trading & Advising Firm (Derivatives), a NZX Advising Firm (Equities), a Clearing and Depository Participant (Derivatives), and approved as NZ’s first NZX Dairy Futures Advisory Firm.

In 2009, we transacted the first carbon deal under New Zealand’s Emission Trading Scheme. OMF Markets was established in Sydney during 2016, specialising in commodity & energy markets and foreign exchange.

OMF's Key milestones


Company formed in New Zealand.


Company becomes part of Ord Minnett Group.


Ord Minnett is acquired by JP Morgan.


OMF becomes 100% NZ owned by private investors and staff.


Company is renamed OM Financial.


NZX accredits OMF as first NZX Futures & Options participant.


NZX accredits OMF as first NZX Futures & Options participant.


OMF first to be licenced as an NZX Derivatives Participant.


OMF approved as New Zealand’s first NZX Dairy Futures Advisory Firm.


OMF becomes accredited as an NZX Derivatives Market Trading & Advising Firm.

OMF obtains accreditation as an NZX Clearing Participant and Depository Participant.


Jarden Australia Pty Limited opened in Sydney, Australia.


OM Financial Limited becomes part of Jarden Group (previously First NZ Capital)

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