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About Australian Finance Group Ltd (ASX: AFG)

Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australian Finance Group Ltd (ASX: AFG) is one of the country’s largest mortgage broking groups. The company was established in 1994 and began life as a aggregator, providing mortgage brokers with access to loan products and support services.

Today, the company employs more than 200 staff Australia-wide and works with nearly 3,000 finance brokers across the country. Its offerings include mortgage aggregation as well as business finance, insurance, and own-label securitised products. According to the company, AFG brokers are able to offer their clients a choice of more than 3,800 finance products from leading Australian lenders including the big four banks.

AFG assists around 7,500 Australians to secure loans and, as at September 2020, has a loan book around $140 billion in size.

Australian Finance Group shares first began trading on the ASX in May 2015. The AFG share price was hit hard by the pandemic in 2020, falling nearly 70% between February and March. As at September 2020, the AFG share price had partially recovered but had failed to reach its pre-pandemic highs.

Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
30 Nov 2020 Malcolm Watkins Issued 17 $40,793
27 Aug 2020 Brett McKeon Buy 20 $40,156
27 Aug 2020 Malcolm Watkins Buy 31 $60,234
10 Jun 2020 Craig Carter Issued 133 $153,457
25 May 2020 Jane Muirsmith Issued 11 $13,592
25 May 2020 Anthony (Tony) Gill Issued 27 $31,362
25 May 2020 Anthony (Tony) Gill Issued 177 $203,865
25 May 2020 Malcolm Watkins Issued 2 $3,089,482
25 May 2020 Brett McKeon Issued 869 $1,000,001
25 May 2020 Craig Carter Issued 127 $146,364
25 May 2020 Melanie Kiely Issued 12 $14,044
19 May 2020 Melanie Kiely Buy 10 $12,485
18 May 2020 Jane Muirsmith Buy 10 $12,200
17 Mar 2020 Malcolm Watkins Buy 50 $86,922
12 Mar 2020 Malcolm Watkins Transfer 48 $86,079
12 Mar 2020 Malcolm Watkins Buy 75 $144,000
12 Mar 2020 Malcolm Watkins Transfer 48 $86,079
12 Mar 2020 Craig Carter Buy 200 $380,496
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Brett Murray McKeon Executive Director Jun 2006
Mr Malcolm Stephen Watkins Executive Director Dec 1997
Mr Anthony (Tony) Peter Gill Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Aug 2008
Mr Craig Gillen Carter Non-Executive Director Mar 2015
Mrs Jane Mary Muirsmith Non-Executive Director Mar 2016
Ms Melanie Jane Kiely Non-Executive Director Mar 2016
Mr David James Bailey Chief Executive Officer Mar 2017
Ms Lisa Bevan Company Secretary
David James Bailey Chief Executive Officer
Ben Jenkins Chief Financial Officer
John Sanger Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Bevan Company Secretary
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Mrs Karen Jane Mcgougan 3,243,637 1.21%
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Lisa Bevan 1,181,819 0.44%
National Nominees Umited 1,176,831 0.44%
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Angela Middleton 1,000,000 0.37%
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