Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report

Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.2%

The Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry has grown over the past five years. Industry income generated from investment banking activity rose over the period, as merger and acquisition (M&A) deal volumes and sizes increased. A weaker Australian dollar as well as access to lower funding costs has encouraged foreign acquisition activity in the middle market. However, the industry's brokerage segment did not post significant growth. Compliance costs and increasing competition from online trading platforms have weighed on the performance of traditional stockbrokers, despite higher trading volumes. Nevertheless, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.3% over the five years through 2019-20, to $7.1 billion. This trend in...
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Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Over the next five years, positive business confidence is forecast to assist operators in the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry. Positive business confidence is typically reflected in companies looking at various funding sources to support further growth, which is a favourable trend for investment banks. The number of sharemarket trades is projected to increase strongly as market stability and liquidity returns. Favourable market conditions are also likely to encourage private equity players to exit their investments. These exits typically result in private equity firms either publicly listing the company they are invested in or selling it to another firm, boosting demand for investment banking services. As a result, industry reven...
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Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 665
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 15,727

Biggest companies in the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia industry include Macquarie Group Limited and UBS Holdings Pty Ltd.

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What is Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators provide investment banking and brokerage services. Brokerage services include trading stocks, shares or other financial assets on a commission or transaction fee basis. Investment banking services include corporate finance and advisory services, underwriting and principal trading.

Industry Products and Services

  • Brokerage services
  • M&A services
  • Capital-raising services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Stockbroking or trading on commission
  • Commodity futures and securities broking and dealing, on commission
  • Financial-asset broking
  • Underwriting and new equity raising
  • Corporate finance and advisory services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators provide investment banking and brokerage services. Brokerage services include trading stocks, shares or other financial assets on a commission or transaction fee basis. Investment banking services include corporate finance and advisory services, underwriting and principal trading.

Main Activities

  • Stockbroking or trading on commission
  • Commodity futures and securities broking and dealing, on commission
  • Financial-asset broking
  • Underwriting and new equity raising
  • Corporate finance and advisory services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Higher absolute commissions, which come from growth in trading volumes on the stock market, boost industry revenue. Higher stock market trading volumes ar...
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Number of stock market trades
All Ordinaries index
Amount of equity capital raising
Business confidence index

Current Performance

IPO activity
M&A activity
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

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Blockchain technology
 Table: Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Funds Management Services in Australia
Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Financial Asset Investing in Australia
Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services in Australia
Legal Services in Australia
National and Regional Commercial Banks in Australia



Products & Services

The Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry provides various services to clients. Investment banking services include advice related to merge...
Institutional clients
Private clients




Demand Determinants

Demand for industry services depends on the volume of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, corporate investment, and funds under management held by inst...
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Major Markets

Institutional clients
Private clients





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry has a low market share concentration. The four largest players are estimated to account for sligh...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Macquarie Group Limited, trading as Macquarie Group, was established in 1969 as Hill Samuel Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of British merchant bank ...
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Macquarie Group

 Table: Macquarie Group - financial performance

UBS Australia

 Table: UBS Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage industry has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages in 2019-20, an estimated $0...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

IPO (INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING)

MARGIN LENDING

MIDDLE MARKET (MID-MARKET)

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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