Our history

At Leveraged we’re proud of our heritage. We are one of the first and longest continually operating margin lending specialists in Australia. Mergers and acquisitions throughout our history have provided us with significant opportunities to offer a larger range of products and services to our customers.

2015On the cusp of a quarter of a century in business, Leveraged rebrands. Professionals in the industry have referred to our business as simply ‘Leveraged’ for years. The new logo better reflects our innovative product range, multi-product strategy and position in the industry as the professional’s choice in the stockbroking, financial planning and accountancy space.
2014Leveraged Equities undertakes a review of products, technology and operations, including the capacity to better service an industry-wide increase in the number of direct customers using margin lending as a strategy.
2013Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Managing Director, Mike Hirst announces boost of investment into Leveraged Equities in response to early stirrings in investor confidence. Leveraged Equities gains its own place at the bank’s Executive table with the appointment of then Head of Wealth Markets, Alexandra Tullio, to a newly created Executive role
2009Leveraged Equities successfully acquires the margin lending portfolio of Macquarie Bank, creating the largest independent margin loan provider in Australia.
2007Merger of Adelaide Bank with Bendigo Bank.
2005Leveraged Equities successfully acquires the margin lending portfolio of Goldman Sachs JB Were.
2000Leveraged Equities is acquired by Adelaide Bank.
1991Leveraged Equities founded by stockbroker Ord Minnett.