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OMF Markets, part of the OMF Group, is a financial services firm operating in many different markets. The OMF Group 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 foreign exchange, 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. While there are many competitors in each of the business lines we operate, we do not see any firm in Australia that provides the breadth of services we do. 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, Group 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 international business. Their boutique customer focused approach fosters personalised relationships, and the speed of service and international payments is a quality we appreciate.”

Elie Mougel, CEO

The team at OMF Markets always give me group one rates and service on my currency transfers every time I’m purchasing Bloodstock from around the world, which saves myself and my owners valuable dollars each time

Bjorn Baker, Bjorn Baker Racing

Why deal with OMF Markets

1

Competitive pricing every time

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

2

Trust us – it’s what we do

The OMF Group has been operating in financial markets since 1987. With this experience and trust, the Group has become a major intermediary in the FX market, transacting over 50 billion dollars a month for some of the largest global banks

3

Multi-device support

Alongside OMF Markets team of trusted professionals, we offer a range of powerful, sophisticated award-winning trading platforms, providing our clients access to the markets 24/7

4

Fully regulated

OMF 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 PwC

5

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

6

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 and International Payments provider for a range of stakeholders

OMF Group 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

1987

Company formed in New Zealand.

1993

Company becomes part of Ord Minnett Group.

2000

Ord Minnett is acquired by JP Morgan.

2001

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

2002

Company is renamed OM Financial.

2004

NZX accredits OMF as first NZX Futures & Options participant.

2009

NZX accredits OMF as first NZX Futures & Options participant.

2010

OMF first to be licenced as an NZX Derivatives Participant.

2011

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

2015

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

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

2016

OMF Australia Pty Limited opened in Sydney, Australia.

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