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Company news

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Monday 25th January 2021

Pepperstone wins Best Forex Broker at Broker Of The Year Awards 2021

We’re delighted to receive the Best Forex Broker award at the Broker Awards 2021. After a year that has seen big changes in the trading sector, this award is a testament to Pepperstone’s agility, ambition and dedication to delivering what our clients need and want. is the top international guide to online day trading. From innovation to customer service they consider every aspect of what makes a broker stand out. They evaluate the overall health of a firm and how they help customers to trade responsibly and profitably. explains their award decision “when it comes to forex, the firm excel. The Razor account offers access to the world’s largest liquidity providers, and therefore some of the tightest spreads on the market”.

Pepperstone enjoyed a strong 12 months. They have embarked on a global regulation push, opening up new regions where traders can invest with a locally regulated broker, that has a global footprint”.

Thank you for the recognition

Friday 11th December 2020

Pepperstone celebrates a double win at the Professional Trader Awards 2020

We’re proud to announce that Pepperstone has won two awards at Holiston Media’s Professional Trader Awards 2020. Taking home the trophies for Best Tailored Professional Trading Conditions and Best Trading Performance Tools, Pepperstone was one of few brokers to receive multiple accolades.

The Professional Trader Awards 2020 celebrated authorised financial brokers and their ‘exclusive’ professional trading offerings. This year, the fourteen award categories ranged from technology and performance to loyalty programmes and client relationship services.

Michael Boydell, Director of Holiston Media, expressed "The Professional Trader Awards 2020 recognise and reward the best regulated brokers”.

At Pepperstone, we're committed to providing a premium trading experience for professional clients and are constantly striving to become the best broker out there. We're thrilled to be recognised for our efforts and grateful to all the professional traders that voted for us.

Monday 30th November 2020

Pepperstone receives BaFin licence and begins new operations in Germany as Pepperstone GmbH

It's now full speed ahead with Pepperstone’s planned expansion into Europe. Having secured our Bafin licence we are thrilled to announce commercial operations in Germany have officially begun.

Our new German entity not only guarantees security for our valued clients after Brexit, but also places Pepperstone in a better position to provide an outstanding trading experience. All German and Austrian retail traders will have access to our dedicated support team based in Dusseldorf, with a Premium account manager available to professional clients.

Tobias Reichert, General Manager of Pepperstone GmbH, confirmed “We’re entering the sophisticated markets of Germany and Austria to offer our clients what they are looking for: best execution and pricing in combination with an outstanding service to help our clients to master their trade. We have a particularly experienced team here in Germany, and are united with the group’s genuine commitment to helping our clients on their trading journeys.”

Tamas Szabo, Group CEO of Pepperstone, added “Thanks to our team in Germany, Pepperstone can establish even closer ties with our clients in the German speaking world. Germany is one of the most exciting European countries and we look forward to bringing our expertise and technology to the local investors.”

Over the past two years Pepperstone has more than doubled in size and we are now proudly one of the largest MetaTrader brokers in the world.

There are no plans for slowing. We are constantly striving for excellence and to become the best broker out there. We see so much potential in this new venture and we’re excited for what the future has in store for this region.

Wednesday 11th November 2020

Pepperstone secures certainty for European clients ahead of Brexit with CySec licence

We are delighted to announce that Pepperstone has secured its CySec licence and commercial operations in Cyprus have officially launched. This exciting move will drive the company’s planned expansion into Europe, enabling Pepperstone to go from strength to strength.

Our Cypriot licence guarantees our European clients will continue to receive an exceptional personalised service after Brexit. Pepperstone EU supports trading in seven languages including English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Greek.

Victor Zachariades, Head of Cyprus at Pepperstone confirmed “We’re now pleased to be officially operational under our Cypriot license. Our European operations ensure we’re well-placed to deliver our global commitment to our clients while providing products and services people can trust.”

Tamas Szabo, Group CEO of Pepperstone, added “This year marks the 10th anniversary of Pepperstone and we are excited to celebrate it with the achievement of our new Cyprus license.

Over the past two years Pepperstone has more than doubled in size and we are now proudly one of the largest MetaTrader brokers in the world.

“This growth is testament to our agility, ambition and dedication to delivering what our clients need and want.” said Tamas Szabo.

Rest assured, Pepperstone has no plans for slowing, with a laser focus on continuing to deliver the best quality pricing, speed and service that our valued traders deserve.

Tuesday 21st October 2020

Pepperstone enters the Kenyan forex market as Pepperstone Markets Kenya Ltd

Pepperstone has yet another reason to celebrate. Having secured a non-dealing Foreign Exchange Broker Licence from the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, we now welcome Pepperstone Markets Kenya Ltd to our growing list of trading entities.

Our new Kenyan entity places Pepperstone in an even better position to provide an outstanding trading experience to our clients in Africa.

Pepperstone Kenya CEO, Sahil Patel, confirmed “We’re extremely excited by the opportunity to bring world class trading platforms, execution and pricing to the vibrant retail and institutional forex market in Kenya.

“We’ve modelled our product suite to empower our traders with all the tools, expert market insight and client service they need to succeed on their trading journey.”

Pepperstone Group CEO, Tamas Szabo, further added, “Kenya is an important new region for us. It has become a renowned and well-regulated financial services hub in East Africa. The economy is highly developed and embodies entrepreneurship and growth. We very much look forward to doing business in Nairobi and working together with the local regulator and government to develop the industry in a sustainable manner.”

Pepperstone has an ambition and dedication to deliver what our clients need and want. We see so much potential in this new venture and we’re excited for what the future has in store for Pepperstone Markets Kenya Ltd.