Sophisticated Solutions for Family Offices

Low costs, global market access, advanced trading tools and Integrated Investment Management give Family Office Managers the flexibility they need to manage an estate.

Lower Your Costs to Maximize Your Return

Our transparent, low commissions and financing rates, and support for best price executions
minimize your costs to help you maximize your returns.
Generate Higher
Returns

We offer lower commissions, no ticket charges; no minimums; no technology, software, platform, or reporting fees; and low financing rates . Click below to see how our low costs compare to other brokers.

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Support Best
Price Execution

Most brokers trade against your orders or sell them to others to execute who will trade against them. The resulting poor execution probably costs you more than the commission you pay. IB SmartRoutingSM continuously searches and reroutes to the best available prices for stocks, options and combinations.

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Lowest Margin
Rates

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2017 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate. NOTE: Margin accounts are only available for corporate customers of IB Australia that qualify as either wholesale or professional investor. For more details click here.

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Stock Yield
Enhancement Program

Earn income on your fully-paid stock shares in our Stock Yield Enhancement Program. The program lets us borrow your shares in exchange for cash collateral, and then lend the shares to traders who are willing to pay a fee to borrow them. You will be paid a loan fee each day that your stock is on loan. NOTE: The Stock Yield Enhancement Program (SYEP) is not currently available for customers of IB Australia.

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Your Gateway to the World's Markets

Direct market access to stocks, options, futures, forex, fixed income, ETFs and CFDs from a single IB Universal Account™.

125Markets

31Countries

22Currencies

Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week to stay connected to all global markets.

Convert currencies at market determined rates as low as 1/10 of a basis point, or create a position collateralized by a non-native currency.

Fund your account in multiple currencies. Trade assets denominated in multiple currencies from a single account.

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Integrated Investment Management

Earn, Borrow, Spend and Invest Worldwide from One Account


Open a single IBKR Integrated Investment Account and get the best financial deal without the hassle of having to transfer between accounts. Directly deposit your paycheck and instantly earn high interest, invest in stocks, options, futures, forex and fixed income around the world at low cost and spend when needed with Bill Pay or our Debit Mastercard®5. If you have the need to borrow, you can do so at the lowest rates. 7

Earn

Earn market rate interest on your idle balances and earn extra income by lending your fully paid shares 7. Directly deposit your paycheck and instantly earn high interest1.

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Borrow

Borrow against your account whenever needed at extremely low, market determined rates 7.

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Spend 5

Use our Bill Pay to pay any expense. Our Debit Mastercard allows you to make purchases anywhere or automatically pay off your existing credit card each month and maximize your card rewards.

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Invest

Invest in stocks, options, futures, forex and fixed income on over 125 global exchanges at low cost6.

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5. The Interactive Brokers Debit Mastercard and Bill Pay are only available to clients of Interactive Brokers LLC that are resident in the United States.

6. According to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2019: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, February 18, 2019. "Lowest margin rates in the industry".

7. Margin accounts are only available for corporate customers of IB Australia that qualify as either wholesale or professional investor. For more details click here.

Financial Strength and Stability

Our strong capital position, conservative balance sheet and automated risk controls protect IBKR and our clients from large trading losses.

Interactive Brokers Group (IBG LLC) equity capital exceeds $7 billion1. 18.5% of IBG LLC is owned by the publicly traded company, Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. and the remaining 81.5% is owned by our employees and affiliates.

Unlike other firms, where management owns a small share, we participate substantially in the downside just as much as in the upside which makes us run our business conservatively. We hold no material positions in OTC securities or derivatives. We hold no CDOs, MBS or CDS. The gross amount of our portfolio of debt securities, with the exception of US governments debt securities, is less than 10% of our equity capital.

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  1. Includes Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates.

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Family Office/Family Management Account Structure

A master account linked to multiple client accounts.

Family Office/ Family Management account structure
Account Information

Manage multiple accounts of varying types under a single login, including:
Individual, Joint, Trust, SMSF, and Corporation.

Client users can optionally directly fund, view statements and trade.

Automated allocations based on pre-trade defined criteria.

Interactive Brokers Australia offers two types of accounts: The Family Management Master Account and the Family Office Master Account.

The Family Management Master Account is offered to provide an administrative functionality for individuals to manage accounts belonging to close family members and family held investment vehicles or Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF) (where the master account holder is a member or trustee).

The Family Management Master Account has the following restrictions:

  • may only be opened by a natural person (individual account, joint account or trust account where the trustee is a natural person)
  • may not charge any fees to the sub-accounts
  • may only open 10 sub-accounts
  • Sub-accounts are held by close family members of the controlling individual of the Master Account (spouse, offspring, parents, siblings)

The Family Office Master account is offered to provide an administrative functionality for high net worth family offices to manage accounts belonging to family members and family held investment vehicles.

Sub-accounts are held by close family members of the controlling individual of the Master Account (spouse, offspring, parents, siblings), or corporations/ trusts controlled by the controlling individual of the master account where the sub-accounts are associates of the Master account, i.e. related body corporate’ with the same beneficial owner and/ or same director as the Master Account.

The Family Office Master Account has the following restrictions:

  • may be opened by individuals or corporate persons
  • may not charge any fees to sub-accounts
  • may only open 10 sub-accounts
  • All sub-accounts of the master should be Wholesale Clients or Professional Investors 1. You will need to provide evidence of the status of each sub-account.

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.


  1. Margin accounts are only available for corporate customers of IB Australia that qualify as either wholesale or professional investor. For more details click here.