Pepperstone Wins Deloitte 2013 Technology Fast 50 Award

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Pepperstone has been ranked Number 1 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia 2013 awards, Rising Star Category - recording the greatest revenue growth over 3 years.

Pepperstone Ranked #1 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Pepperstone Ranked #1 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

This validates our commitment to providing revolutionary Forex Trading technology for our clients.

Pepperstone has been ranked #1 by Global Top-Tier Audit Firm Deloitte in the annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia 2013 awards overnight, Winning the Rising Star Category.

Pepperstone is a foreign exchange broker providing 7 online platforms that enable trading of 62 currencies and metals on the interbank currency market.

Founded in 2010, Pepperstone has created an Optical Fibre network 14 miles from Wall Street in New York connecting the trading floors of 22 of the world’s biggest banks. This interbank network aggregates the FX prices that these banks are quoting for buying and selling currency and then offers the best price to Pepperstone’s clients.

Owen Kerr, Pepperstone CEO said, “Pepperstone winning the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star award is a great achievement, we are the only Forex Broker to have ever won the award and this validates our commitment to providing revolutionary Forex Trading technology for our clients.”

Now in its thirteenth year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia 2013 program recognises and profiles Australia’s 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies, based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2011 to 2013).

Joshua Tanchel, leader of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program said: “Over the past few years, brand new business models have emerged as a result of the connectivity and level playing field offered by the internet. This year, we continue to see the rapid growth of businesses that could not have existed 10 or even five years ago.”

“The convergence of disruptive, post-digital technologies is changing the ways businesses must respond to individuals’ needs and expectations. Companies like Pepperstone continue to be an inspiration in the way they have achieved rapid growth by exploiting opportunities in brand new markets.”

For 2013, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the British Government’s international business development organisation, is a sponsor of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. Richard Morris, the Director of UKTI Australasia was delighted by the finalists in this year’s program, saying: “It's great to see smart, knowledge-based businesses such as Pepperstone succeeding and thriving here in Australia, we hope that with our support we can help them to grow their business through expansion in the UK.”

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About Pepperstone

Pepperstone provides Forex Brokerage capabilities to retail, high net-worth and institutional clients around the world. The company provides access to fair, competitive and transparent pricing across 62 currency pairs and metals by equipping traders with best-in-class trading technology and customer service. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and has offices in Shanghai, China and Dallas, TX, USA.

Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd holds an Australian Financial Services License (AFSL 414530) issued and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).

About The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program, which recognises technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of annual growth in the Asia Pacific region during the past three years.

The Leadership awards honour those Technology Fast 50 companies with revenues in excess of $50 million this year.

The Rising Star award recognises high quality and innovative companies with strong growth potential that do not qualify for the Technology Fast 50 list, either as a result of having less than three years’ existing revenue data or not meeting the new $8 million threshold requirement of the Technology Fast 50 program.

For more information about this year’s program, please visit

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About UK Trade & Investment
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