We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors for the 2017 Securing Your Investing Future Conference.

While we are still accepting sponsorships, we would like to thank the following companies for their continued support and partnership. We appreciate their commitment to the ASA.



Platinum sponsor

Lincoln Indicators is a leading share market research house and fund manager offering intelligent share market solutions for individuals, SMSF’s and investment professionals. For over 30 years Lincoln have been committed to making successful share market investing a reality through its Stock Doctor investment platform and its Managed Funds. www.lincolnindicators.com.au



Gold sponsors


AMP Capital is one of the largest investment managers in the Asia-Pacific region with contemporary solutions in fixed income, equities, real estate, infrastructure and multi-asset portfolios. Our asset class specialists, investment strategists and economists work together with the aim of delivering strong investment outcomes for clients. More information: www.ampcapital.com.au/about-us


BetaShares is a leading manager of ETFs and other Funds that are traded on the ASX. Our aim is to provide intelligent investment solutions, which help Australian investors meet their financial objectives. With a broad range of products now trading on the ASX, our range of Funds is one of the largest and most diverse available in the market. We offer investors simple to use and cost-effective access to equities, cash, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies. As at December 2016, BetaShares manages over $3.3 billion in assets. BetaShares is a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investments Group, one of Asia’s largest asset management firms. As at December 2016, Mirae manages approximately US$100 billion globally.

Folkestone (ASX:FLK) is an ASX listed real estate funds manager and developer with $1.1 billion under management across listed and unlisted real estate funds. We are committed to developing long-term relationships with our investors based on trust. We adopt a strategic and active approach to the management of each of our investments to enhance value for our investors. http://www.folkestone.com.au


Magellan Asset Management Limited is a Sydney-based investment management firm that oversees A$46 billion* in Global Equity and Listed Infrastructure assets. It was formed in 2006 by Hamish Douglass and Chris Mackay, two of Australia’s leading investment professionals.Today, Magellan has 8* offices in Australia, New Zealand and the United States and employs 111* talented people globally (including 39* highly regarded and experienced investment professionals). Magellan aim to be transparent in their dealings so that investors can be assured of their integrity as they continue to establish Magellan as a world-class funds management firm.

*As at 31 December 2016

Nikko Asset Management is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset strategies. Nikko Asset Management Australia offers investors the benefits of extensive global resources combined with the local expertise and long-standing experience of our Sydney based investment teams, with a history dating back to 1989. As at 30 September 2016 the company manages approximately AUD 19 billion in assets for retail and institutional clients across Australia.

VectorVest is the only stock analysis and portfolio management system that analyses, sorts, ranks, and graphs over 1,900 Australian Shares for value, safety, and timing. VectorVest gives a buy, sell, or hold rating on every share, every day. VectorVest will show you how to make money in both up and down markets. http://www.vectorvest.com.au


Walsh & Company is a Sydney-based specialist global fund manager co-founded by Max Walsh in 2007, with approximately $2.5 billion AUM (as at 30 June 2016) across global equities, residential and commercial property, private equity, fixed income, and sustainable and social investments. http://www.walshandco.com.au


Silver sponsors

Hunter Hall Investment Management is one of the largest dedicated ethical investment managers in Australia. Formed in 1993, Hunter Hall offers its investment capabilities through a range of ethically screened international and Australian equities funds with a bias to mid and small size companies. Each fund’s objective is to provide investors with superior returns over the medium to long term by investing in high quality stocks that are perceived to be undervalued. Hunter Hall’s successful long term performance track record has proven that investors do not need to sacrifice investment returns while investing responsively.

Netwealth provides a suite of superannuation and investment solutions designed to drive better financial outcomes and make life easier for clients. Netwealth has won a range of awards including seven consecutive Gold ratings of their superannuation products by Super Ratings and was given the highest rating by financial advisers in the Investment Trends survey of investment platforms for service and technology three years running. Netwealth currently administers approximately $11 billion dollars for over 30,000 clients.

Sornem Private Wealth is an independently owned wealth management and financial advisory practice. For over twenty years we have assisted many ASA members seek professional independent investment advice and portfolio strategy.  SPW provides tailored financial and investment advice to long-term clients, family groups and corporates with a focus on constructing and managing long-term investment strategies that fit each investor’s requirements and with a focus on risk mitigation.


Bronze sponsors

Trading since 1972, ABC Bullion is Australia’s largest independent bullion dealer, and precious metal depository, supported by ABC Refinery, the only independent LBMA and NATA accredited gold refinery. ABC Bullion provides a 24 hour two way market in physical precious metal trading, via its online investment portal, and trading teams located in Sydney, Perth and Hong Kong, as well as a proprietary range of precious metal investment and storage solutions, including private vaulting, and the ABC Bullion Gold Saver, Australia’s first automated gold and silver accumulation plan. ABC Bullion is wholly owned by Pallion, Australasia’s largest independent precious metal services group.

NAOS provides investors with niche product offerings in asset classes and sub sectors where they lack the time, resources or expertise to research and invest themselves. We adopt a high conviction, value driven, long/short approach to investing. Our investment approach looks to realise value over the long term by sourcing and combining investment opportunities that present the greatest opportunity to realise positive absolute returns in the form of capital growth and income generation over the long term.

ASX operates at the heart of Australia’s financial markets. It is among the world’s top 10 exchange groups and is the global leader in A$ and NZ$ financial markets. ASX is a fully integrated exchange across multiple asset classes – equities, fixed income, commodities and energy. Servicing retail, institutional and corporate customers directly and through Australian and international intermediaries. Our services allow our customers to invest, trade and manage risk. These include listings, trading cash and derivatives, post-trade services, and information and technical services. ASX advocate for regulations that support end-investors, promote the growth and integrity of the market, and strengthen Australia’s global competitiveness

InvestSMART Group Ltd is Australia's leading provider of general financial advice to retail clients and self-managed superfunds. It has a strong track record of providing high quality, share research and portfolio management tools and investment opportunities, to private investors. The business has over 35,000 private clients paying for services and over 50,000 clients using the free investment management tools. Research is provided through two of Australia’s pre-eminent share research newsletters – www.intelligentinvestor.com.au and www.eurekareport.com.au. InvestSMART Group has created a number of model portfolios and investment opportunities to enable clients to diversify their investments in a low-cost and straightforward manner. The Group also provides free portfolio management tools and a free asset allocation checking service at www.investsmart.com.au, as well as offering rebates on commissions on certain managed funds and life insurance products.

ECP Asset Management (ECPAM) are a top performing, high-conviction growth stocks manager. Led by expert investment manager Manny Pohl, ECPAM is now managing just shy of $1b.

ECPAM also operate the portfolios of 3 LICs: 1) Flagship Investments (ASX: FSI) which is a concentrated portfolio of around 30 ASX companies. 2) Barrack Street Investments (ASX: BST) are the ex-ASX50 stocks within the FSI portfolio and 3) Global Masters (ASX: GFL) which provides investors with exposure to the US market by investing predominately in Berkshire Hathaway shares. FSI does not charge a management fee and GFL charges neither management fee or performance fee.

Selfmanagedsuper Trustee News is a newsletter aimed at giving individuals who run their own superannuation fund a source of relevant information to assist them in the decision-making process.

Its purpose is to provide trustees with the most current news and analysis of the SMSF sector –information they would not necessarily receive – in order to enable them to potentially make more informed decisions about their retirement savings.

Trustee News appeals to all corners of the SMSF owners market, allowing individuals who don’t seek financial advice to be armed with the best information possible from credible sources and allowing people receiving financial advice to improve their knowledge and enhance the value of the advice they’re currently getting.

Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research and has been helping investors reach their financial goals since 1984. The firm's flagship retail website in Australia, www.morningstar.com.au, offers comprehensive data and objective information about more than 12,000 managed funds and 2,000 stocks available to individual investors in Australia and New Zealand, including proprietary Morningstar analyst research on 250 individual stocks and 300 investment strategies distributed through 4,000 individual funds. The site also offers independent editorial content produced by Morningstar analysts and journalists based in Sydney and around the world.

SelfWealth TRADING is Australia’s first and only flat fee brokerage in Australia. Members can trade the ASX for a fixed fee of $9.50 per trade regardless of the trade size or value.

SelfWealth is also Australia’s’ largest social network for investors, investors have the ability to track and follow the performance of top performing investors within our Community.

Members can make investment decisions based on fact, not opinion. They can see how people like them are investing and what results and returns they are achieving.

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