Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd. is an investment company based in West Perth, Australia and controlled by the Stokes family. It invests in public and private media and entertainment companies in Australia and has interests in a diverse range of local and international businesses and ventures covering property, construction, mining and petroleum exploration. The company, through its subsidiary, also distributes farm and construction machinery.
Unity Bank is a member-owned co-operative that has been operating since 1970, serving the needs of its members and their families Australia wide. Unity Bank puts members before profits. Any surplus made is returned to the members by way of lower interest on loans, higher savings and term deposit rates as well as personal service and convenient access, without the excessive fees and charges.
With more than 200,000 customers and $4.8 billion assets under management, Beyond Bank Australia is one of the nation's largest 100% customer-owned financial institutions. It operates branches across South Australia, Western Australia, the Riverina region, the Hunter Valley and the ACT, and provides personal and business banking services along with financial planning. It works closely with community groups to ‘create good together’, supports charitable organisations and initiatives through fundraising, donations and by actively helping volunteering within the community.
News Corp Australia is one of the country’s largest media companies with interests that span newspaper and magazine publishing, Internet, subscription television, market research, DVD and film distribution, and film and television production trading assets. News has investments in a number of businesses including Fox Sports, Foxtel, Realestate.com.au, Carsguide, CareerOne, and SportingPulse and is a major shareholder in AAP, Australia’s largest newswire service.
Consolidated Press Holdings Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned investment holding company headquartered in Sydney and controlled by James Packer. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides services in publishing, television, casinos, and entertainment sector. In addition, the company provides services in plastics, chemical manufacturing, ski resorts, fund management and debt collection, cosmetics, and meat processing areas.
Reinventure is a prominent Australian venture capital fund whose largest investor is the Westpac Banking Corporation, Australia's second-largest bank by market value. Reinventure's primary objective is to bring great entrepreneurs together in a partnership opportunity with Westpac. SocietyOne was Reinventure's first major investment and the fund now has shareholdings in ten developing and growing companies in the financial services technology space.
G&C Mutual Bank is a member-owned organisation which has been operating since 1959. It currently has more than 36,000 members who have a direct say in the running of the group. With no external shareholders, G&C is able to provide improved financial solutions, better facilities and competitive interest rates on savings and loan products to its members and communities. It currently has nine service centres in New South.
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company’s leading media businesses include Seven, 7TWO and 7mate, Pacific Magazines, The West Australian, Presto and Yahoo!7. Its content brands include My Kitchen Rules, House Rules, The X Factor, Home and Away, and Sunrise.