About Bridges

At Bridges, we believe financial advice makes a difference.

For over 30 years our financial planners have been helping Australians plan for their future and achieve their goals. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

Our advice covers a broad spectrum of financial planning and investment services to help our clients achieve their financial goals. We are committed to providing clients with professional, ongoing advice and service.

As an ASX Market Participant, we have been providing stockbroking services to Australians for over 30 years. We are one of the few local financial planning companies who also offer full-service stockbroking to our clients.

Our history

With a network of over 170 financial planners in over 70 offices across Australia, we are one of Australia’s largest national financial planning and stockbroking organisations. We currently service over 52,000 clients and have $11.5 billion of client funds under advice1.

1 Figures current as at 31 December 2018.

About our parent

We are part of the IOOF group, a leading financial services provider in Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:IFL) IOOF is in the top 200 listed ASX companies and provides services to over 500,000 clients Australia-wide.

To find out more about IOOF, visit the IOOF website.

At 31 December 2018, IOOF had over $137.8 billion in Funds Under Management, Administration, Advice and Supervision.

Our alliance partners

What differentiates Bridges from other financial planning companies, is a long history of partnering with like-minded, community-based organisations that share similar values, our in-house stockbroking services and our national brand.

Over the last 30 years, Bridges has grown to become the partner-of-choice and is trusted to provide quality financial advice to the Customer owned banking sector including credit unions, mutual banks and building societies.

Today, we are trusted to provide financial advice to the members and staff of over 50 customer-owned banks Australia-wide. This is something unique to Bridges and that we are very proud of.