Official Partner of Australian Rugby 7s

Company News | +61 2 9083 1333 | 2018.02.19

Invast Global has signed an agreement to become an Official Partner of the Australian Rugby Men’s and Women’s Sevens Teams in 2018.

Invast Global will be sponsoring the Australian Men’s Sevens Team for the Hong Kong (6-8 April) and Singapore (28-29 April) HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments. Additionally, Invast Global will be sponsoring the Australian Women’s Sevens Team for the remainder of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in 2018. This includes Kitakyushu, Japan (21-22 April), Langford, Canada (May 12th – 13th) and Paris, France (9-10 June ).

The Sydney tournament, held over 26-28 January, was very successful for the Australian Men’s and Women’s Sevens teams, with both going on to win the major title. The Australian Women’s team is currently sitting in 1st place on the World Series Standings, after winning both the Dubai and Sydney tournaments.

“We’re honoured to be an official partner of the Australian Men’s and Women’s Sevens Rugby teams for 2018. Both teams are succeeding at an elite global level – and at Invast Global we aspire to do the same. We share common values of equality and integrity with a pursuit for excellence on the global stage. Like Rugby Australia we are also champions of diversity with 30 staff who come from 16 different nationalities. We wish both teams the very best of luck for the remainder of the 2018 season – we will be cheering loudly from the sidelines,” says Gavin White, Chief Executive Officer of Invast Global.

“We’re thrilled to have an international brand increase their level of support for our Aussie Sevens teams. We are always looking for ways to connect with people across the world and Invast Global does exactly that.” says Peter Sciberras, Head of Partnerships at Rugby Australia.

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Landmark appointment of Goldman Sachs and Citi veteran

Expert Voices | +61 2 9083 1333 | 2018.02.06

Boutique multi-asset Prime Broker, Invast Global, has announced the appointment of ex-Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Treasurer and KPMG Partner Michael Cunningham as a Non-Executive Director to the Board, representing a landmark chapter in the company’s impressive global expansion.

Invast Global, the subsidiary of Jasdaq-listed Invast Securities Co (8709.JP), has cemented an enviable reputation as a world leader in non-bank Prime Services. With a client base of brokerages and hedge funds spanning the globe, the company has experienced impressive growth in its prime services offering, which gives institutional clients collateralised access to premium liquidity in OTC FX, Metals and Energy products, as well as direct connectivity to over 30 global exchanges and OTC venues.

In a notable development which underscores the top-tier positioning of the firm, Invast Global has attracted ex-Goldman Sachs and Citigroup Treasurer, Michael Cunningham, to join the Board of the company in Sydney. Mr Cunningham’s career in Financial Markets, Risk Management and Advisory roles spans three decades. In addition to his financial markets roles at Goldman Sachs and Citibank in Australia and Asia, Mr Cunningham also served as the Chief Risk Officer: Oceania Region for Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. Most recently, Mr Cunningham served as a Partner in KPMG’s Financial Risk Management Practise.

CEO of Invast Global, Gavin White has warmly welcomed Mr Cunningham to the Board; “I am honoured to welcome Michael to the Board of Invast Global. It is a huge endorsement of our business and our future plans that we have been joined by a person of such high calibre, personally and professionally. Michael’s expertise is second to none. His intellect and industry experience will provide immeasurable value to the discussions and decisions at Board level”.

“Invast is the clear leader in its class and I’m excited to be involved in the next phase of its evolution and development” Mr Cunningham said.

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