About Us

Link Group administers financial ownership data and drives user engagement, analysis and insight through technology. We deliver complete solutions for companies, large asset owners and trustees across the globe. Our commitment to market-leading client solutions is underpinned by our investment in people, processes and technology.

Originally a share registry business within an accounting firm, Link Group has evolved into a provider of technology-enabled administration solutions. Over the past 10 years, Link Group has significantly grown its domestic and global operations, through pursuing adjacent market opportunities as well as client, product and regional expansion. Some of Link Group's major milestones are shown in timeline below.

2005

Established Link Market Services New Zealand as a joint venture with New Zealand Stock Exchange.

2006

Established South African presence purchasing Ultra Share registrars - renamed Link Market Services.

Purchased Australian Administration Services (AAS), one of Australia's leading superannuation administration specialists.

Purchased Money Solutions, a financial advice specialist purchased alongside AAS.

Acquired Orient Capital, an investor relations market leader.

2008

Entered Indian market with acquisition of the number two registry provider, Intime Spectrum Registry Limited. Renamed to Link Intime.

Purchased CMR Direct, an Australian print and mail house. Renamed Link DigiCom.

2011

Link Market Services, Equiniti Group and Tricor Group establish the Global Share Alliance to offer registry services across diverse global markets.

Established superannuation administration services partnership arrangement with Towers Watson.

2012

Purchased Empirics, a leading provider of data analytics solutions to the Australian superannuation industry.

Acquired assets of FuturePlus Financial Services Pty Limited, a superannuation fund administrator, and established superannuation administration service arrangements with key clients.

2013

Acquired software provider Synchronised Software (Syncsoft).

Alliance with Russell Investments to deliver superannuation administration services.

Invested in Property Exchange Australia (PEXA), a digital property documentation solution provider.

Acquired German based registrar services GmbH from Deutsche Bank.

2014

Acquired UK-based King Worldwide Investor Relations.

Acquired D.F. King & Co's European operations from American Stock Transfer & Trust.

Successfully won the tender to be the outsourced administration services provider for the Western Australian Government Employees Superannuation Board (GESB).

Successfully tendered to provide outsourced superannuation fund administration services to clients of Superpartners, a leading superannuation service provider. Included acquiring 100% of the shares in Superpartners at the same time.

2015

Partnership with J.P.Morgan to deliver unit registry services in A&NZ

Acquired the Fund Administration business of AON in New Zealand

Acquired HCE Haubrok, a specialist provider of AGM services in Germany

Link Group lists on Australian Stock Exchange on 27 October 2015

2016

Invested in Moneysoft, a technology provider of Personal Financial Management tools.

Link Group introduces virtual meeting technology, successfully running Australia's first hybrid AGM.

Acquired White Outsourcing, a provider of middle and back office administration, fund accounting, custodial and unit registry services. Renamed Link Fund Solutions.

2017

Partnered with Stone & Chalk, Asia's largest fintech innovation hub.

Acquired Adviser Network, a provider of digital and advice services to a large number of Australia's leading superannuation funds.

Acquired Capita Asset Services, a provider of a broad range of financial and administrative services in the UK & Europe. Renamed Link Asset Services

Today, Link Group is a market-leading provider of technology-enabled administration solutions, with over 7,000 employees working across 18 jurisdictions. Our clients include some of Australia's largest superannuation funds as well as the world’s largest corporations.

John McMurtrie
Managing Director

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