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Monday 18th March 2024

Perfect Match: American legend John McEnroe joins forces with Pepperstone

One the greatest and most exciting players in tennis history has partnered with Pepperstone, with former World No. 1 and seven-time grand slam singles champion John McEnroe joining forces with the globally recognised Forex (FX) and Contracts for Difference (CFD) broker.

McEnroe joins Australian and current World No. 9 Alex de Minaur in Pepperstone’s stable of stars, with the American becoming one of Pepperstone’s Global Tennis Ambassadors.

McEnroe is not only renowned for his exceptional tennis prowess but also for his charismatic and often outspoken personality, both on and off the court.

As a former World No. 1, McEnroe helped define the world of modern tennis and solidified a reputation for exceptional performance.

Additionally, his philanthropic efforts for various charities and youth development showcases his commitment to creating a positive impact.

The former champion said he was happy to join the Pepperstone team considering their track record of supporting the sport.

“I couldn’t ask for a better doubles partner than Pepperstone. They’ve got a history of supporting tennis and they’re clearly as passionate about the future of the sport as I am,” McEnroe said.

“Having been a Platinum Partner of the ATP and holding the naming rights of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, Pepperstone supports tennis on a global scale.”

Pepperstone CEO Tamas Szabo said McEnroe is the perfect fit to partner with Pepperstone.

“John is a tennis icon whose influence extends beyond his remarkable achievements on the court, and we very much look forward to working together with him as our Global Tennis Ambassador,” Mr Szabo said. “Pepperstone will always be proud of being a Platinum Partner of the ATP, and we will continue to support the great sport of tennis for years to come.”

Tamas Szabo, Pepperstone Group CEO with John McEnroe, Pepperstone Global Tennis Ambassador

Monday 22nd January 2024

Pepperstone announces regional partnership of the AFC Asian Cup 2024

Pepperstone, a globally recognised Forex (FX) and Contracts for Difference (CFD) broker, announces an exciting partnership with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) as an Official Regional Partner of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™, which kicked off on 12 January with the eagerly anticipated final scheduled for 10 February 2024.

Mr Tamas Szabo, CEO of Pepperstone, expressed his excitement about the AFC partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to join forces with the AFC Asian Cup 2024, an event that resonates with millions across the region.

At Pepperstone, we choose to partner with like-minded organisations focused on a shared drive and commitment for success. Like traders, our sports partners are able to find calm in the chaos and seize the opportunities.”

AFC General Secretary Datuk Seri Windsor John said: “The AFC is pleased to welcome Pepperstone as a regional partner of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™. This partnership underscores the ever-growing prestige of the Continent’s most prestigious men’s tournament, and we thank Pepperstone for their belief in Asian football.”

Wednesday 10th January 2024

'Demon' determined to continue rise after breaking into the Top 10 of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings

Pepperstone’s Global Ambassador and Australia’s highest-ranked player Alex de Minaur says he is keen to continue climbing further up the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, signalling he will not stop at his new career-high of 10 in the world.

de Minaur has broken into the Top 10 of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings after spectacular victories against world number one Novak Djokovic and world number six Alexander Zverev. The ‘Demon’ says he is hoping that a deep run at the upcoming Australian Open can propel him further up the Rankings.

“Being in the Top 10 of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings has always been a goal of mine and I’m determined to continue winning as much as improving my ranking. Breaking into the top 10 in front of a home crowd was an extremely special moment and one that I’ll cherish forever,” said de Minaur.

“This ranking isn’t just a reflection of personal success – it’s also a reward for the great team of people I have around me who have supported me on this journey, including Pepperstone,” he added.

de Minaur becomes the first Australian men’s player to break into the Top 10 of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings since Llleyton Hewitt in 2006.

“I’ve always looked up to Lleyton and I’m lucky to now be able to call him a friend and a mentor – he’s definitely played an important part in my improvement and rise up the rankings,” said de Minaur.

Pepperstone CEO Tamas Szabo said, “Alex de Minaur is an Australian sensation and a perfect partner to Pepperstone, and we’re excited to see what he can do at his home slam.” The official Top 10 of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings heading into this week’s Australian Open is:

Pepperstone ATP ranking




Novak Djokovic


Carlos Alcaraz 


Daniil Medvedev 


Jannik Sinner 


Andrey Rublev 


Alexander Zverev 


Stefanos Tsitsipas 


Holger Rune 


Hubert Hurkacz 



Alex de Minaur 


Thursday 23rd March 2023

Geelong and Pepperstone join forces

Geelong Cats is pleased to announce a partnership with online forex and CFD broker, Pepperstone.

The partnership sees Pepperstone becoming a Premier Partner and Official Online Trading Partner of the Club with their brand visible across LED signage at the MCG and GMHBA Stadium, in change rooms, on the Club’s media backdrop and a range of hospitality options for their premium clients.

Geelong Chief Operating Officer Simon Kelleher said the Club was thrilled to welcome Pepperstone to the Cats.

“We’re excited to be launching this partnership with Pepperstone, as both organisations share a similar vision and values. We’re thrilled with the opportunity to work collaboratively to achieve success both on and off the field, and we look forward to building our relationship into the future” Kelleher said.

Pepperstone CMO Tony Gruebner said it was equally exciting news for the Company.

“We are incredibly excited to partner with the highly successful Geelong Football Club, as their Official Online Trading Partner. Their guiding principles are not indifferent to ours - united in the chase to greatness and ready to seize the opportunity.

“Although Pepperstone has offices globally, we are proudly an Australian born company with Melbourne based headquarters, and very much looking forward to making our mark in the Australian Football League alongside the reigning premiers.”

Monday 5th December 2022

Pepperstone joins the Strikers as Principal Partner

The Adelaide Strikers are delighted to welcome Pepperstone as their Principal Partner for BBL|12.

Pepperstone was established in 2010 in Melbourne, Australia by a team of experienced traders with a shared commitment to improve the world of online trading. Today, Pepperstone delivers competitive pricing, premium trading products and platforms, and superior customer service to clients globally.

Pepperstone CMO, Tony Gruebner said “This partnership with the Strikers is an exciting opportunity for Pepperstone. Australia is a key growth region for Pepperstone, and our research tells us that cricket indexes strongly with our Australian clients, so it’s a natural strategic alignment for us both on a domestic level, and more broadly in terms of broadcast and viewership into other global markets.”

South Australian Cricket Association Chief Commercial Officer Phil King said Pepperstone was the perfect company for the Strikers to partner with.

“Everyone at the Adelaide Strikers is very excited that an award-winning company in Pepperstone is joining the Strikers family,” King said.

“We applaud their genuine commitment to helping customers master the art of trading and their faultless commitment to outstanding service, a value that we share at SACA.

“We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Pepperstone ahead of BBL|12 getting underway on Wednesday, December 14 at Adelaide Oval.”

Pepperstone will feature on the chest and sleeve of the Strikers playing shirts in BBL|12.

Tuesday 29th August 2023

Pepperstone, TradingView's Broker of the Year, launches Spread Betting through the social charting platform

Pepperstone has already been crowned TradingView’s Broker of the Year. Now, to augment their unrivalled TradingView offering, the broker has launched tax-free spread betting through the social charting platform.

Screen switching has become a thing of the past for Pepperstone’s UK clients. From today, Pepperstone traders can spread bet Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and more directly on TradingView’s advanced and highly customisable charts.

Speaking on behalf of Pepperstone, Group CEO, Tamas Szabo, said:

“We were delighted to be named Broker of the Year earlier this year. At Pepperstone, we are

client obsessed, so being acknowledged for providing the best TradingView client experience was a real honour. The launch of spread betting in the UK now completes Pepperstone’s superior TradingView package, enabling our clients to trade the way they want to trade on the platform. “

Pepperstone is now one of the only TradingView brokers to provide their UK clients with the benefits of spread betting. Spread betting with Pepperstone means having access to consistently competitive spreads, low latency, fast execution and award winning client service*.

Spread betting on TradingView will transform the trading experience and present more opportunities for Pepperstone’s UK clients in the future.

*Voted No. 1 for Client Satisfaction in the UK Investment Trends Report 2022

Friday 15th July 2022

Pepperstone ranked #1 in five categories in the UK Investment Trends Report 2022

We’re exceptionally proud to announce that Pepperstone has won five awards in the 2022 UK Investment Trends Leverage Trading Report. Pepperstone now takes the lead in the industry for Overall Client satisfaction, Value for money, Quality of trade execution, Ease of platform navigation and Charting.
This year we’ve worked hard to improve our services which makes this achievement all the more rewarding. We’ve added TradingView to our platforms, now providing clients with the choice between four trading platforms including MT4, MT5 and cTrader. Increased our product offering to over 1200 CFDs and Spread bets, introduced 24/7 customer support and reduced our spreads on multiple instruments.

Pepperstone’s Head of UK, Marc Boever, comments:
“We’re delighted to have received five awards in this year’s Investment Trends Report. At Pepperstone we’re dedicated to helping our clients achieve their trading goals and we work hard to provide our traders with an exceptional experience. It is an honour to be recognised as best in the industry for so many of our services”.

Pepperstone was one of only two brokers to take first place in five categories. A great achievement and improvement from last year. This shows our commitment to work harder to deliver the best quality pricing, execution and service that our valued traders deserve.

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 DayTrading.com 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.

DayTrading.com 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.

DayTrading.com 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 Daytrading.com.

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.

Wednesday 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.

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Pepperstone is a proud supporter of The Biggest Ever Blokes’ Lunch

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst Australian men.

The Biggest Ever Blokes’ Lunch seeks to educate men about this disease, encouraging early detection and protection as well as raising more support and investment into treatment research.

All money raised by the event goes towards the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) Investigator Grant, awarded to a worthy recipient to complete new research into prostate cancer.

Pepperstone is proud to be closely involved in the event and supporting advancements in research.

“The funds raised from The Biggest Blokes’ Lunch mean a real difference to those facing the disease and their friends and families. We are proud to support the PCFA through The Biggest Ever Blokes’ Lunch, helping to drive awareness and fund research to aid in its early detection.” Tamas Szabo, Pepperstone CEO.

You can donate to the PCFA or find out more about the Biggest Ever Blokes’ Lunch.