Company history

Date Event
  • Founded by Matthew Gilmour
  • Launched a foreign exchange information website under the OzForex brand (
  • NZForex brand launched
  • Australian Financial Services License granted
  • Commenced offering international payment services directly to clients
  • London office opened and UKForex and Tranzfers brands launched
  • International payments services offered 24 hours a day, 5 days a week
  • Macquarie became a 51% shareholder
  • Toronto office opened and CanadianForex brand launched
  • Established first international payments solution with Macquarie
  • Annual international payments transaction turnover exceeded $1 billion
  • Established international payment solution with ING Direct in Australia
  • Funds associated with Accel Partners (22.7%) and The Carlyle Group (20.4%) became shareholders and Macquarie reduced its stake (to 19.9%) along with other shareholders
  • Annual international payments transaction turnover exceeded $7 billion
  • Hong Kong office opened and Clear FX brand launched
  • 1,000,000th transaction executed
  • OzForex Travel Card launched
  • San Francisco office opened and USForex brand launched
  • Established international payment solution with Travelex in the UK
  • Established international payment solution with MoneyGram in Australia and New Zealand
  • Expanded international payment solution
  • OzForex Group Limited publicly listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the code "OFX"

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