Security is our priority and we take it very seriously. The Macrovue platform has state of the art security features, including 256-bit bank level encryption.

Macrovue is operated by Macrovue Pty Ltd (ABN 98 600 022 679) and holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (484264) issued by ASIC. Please read our Financial Services Guide for further information. We are also one of the few Australian companies to be registered as a Qualified Intermediary with the IRS in the U.S.

We are well funded by publicly listed institutions such as AMP, and venture capitalists such as H2 Ventures and Gatica Investments.

We have strong governance procedures in place and the management team has several decades of experience with leading fund managers, brokerages, and investment banks. Please see the About page for more information.

We have developed an extremely secure infrastructure with several layers of security. All data is encrypted at rest and in transit, is protected by firewalls, and is backed up regularly.

Where are cash and stocks held?

Your initial cash deposit is received in Macrovue’s trust account at ANZ. We move this cash balance to Interactive Brokers within two business days. Interactive Brokers is the custodian of your cash and stocks. They execute your buy and sell trade requests. All cash and securities are held in individually numbered accounts at Interactive Brokers segregated from other customer accounts and from Macrovue’s proprietary accounts.

Interactive Brokers is one of the largest retail brokerages in the U.S. and is a NASDAQ listed company (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) with strong levels of equity capital and robust risk management systems. For more details please go to www.interactivebrokers.com.au 

Interactive Brokers LLC is a registered Broker-Dealer, Futures Commission Merchant and Forex Dealer Member, regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the National Futures Association (NFA), and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and several other self-regulatory organizations. Interactive Brokers does not endorse or recommend any introducing brokers, third-party financial advisors or hedge funds, including Macrovue Pty Ltd. Interactive Brokers provides execution and clearing services to customers. None of the information contained herein constitutes a recommendation, offer, or solicitation of an offer by Interactive Brokers to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument or to engage in any specific investment strategy. Interactive Brokers makes no representation, and assumes no liability to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this website.

For more information regarding Interactive Brokers, please visit www.interactivebrokers.com

Are you the legal owner of the securities?

You are the beneficial owners of the securities. Our sub-custodian, Interactive Brokers, or sub-custodians appointed by Interactive Brokers are the legal owners of the securities and they hold the securities in trust for you. This system is ownership is common for foreign securities as the CHESS system is not available in foreign jurisdictions.

How does Macrovue protect against online fraud?

We have developed an extremely secure infrastructure with several layers of security. All data is encrypted at rest and in transit, is protected by firewalls, and is backed up regularly.

What happens if Macrovue goes public, is acquired, or closes?

If we are acquired or go public, your portfolio and funds held with us will remain secure and you will, as at any point, have the ability to close your Macrovue account, sell your holdings and withdraw your savings.

In the unlikely event we close, which we don’t foresee, we will give you the choice of transferring your positions and cash to another broker.