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 195 financial planners in over 84 offices across Australia, we are one of Australia’s largest national financial planning and stockbroking organisations. We currently service over 54,000 clients and have $13.4 billion of client funds under advice1.

1 Figures current as at 31 July 2019.

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 1 million clients Australia-wide.

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

At 31 March 2021, IOOF had over $203.9 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 64 customer-owned banks Australia-wide. This is something unique to Bridges and that we are very proud of.