The technology and infrastructure powering forward-thinkingfunds.
Sargon provides financial institutions and entrepreneurs with the technology and infrastructure they need to successfully build and grow investment funds.
Operating across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, Sargon's powerful combination of modern technology, financial licences and industry experts navigate regulatory complexity, security and compliance so our clients can focus on what matters most: building a better future.
Sargon is independent. We’re built on the cornerstone of serving investors’ (members’) best interests. We’ve brought together a unique and powerful combination of modern technology, financial licences and industry experts. It provides a radically better experience that delivers deep visibility, transparency and control. It delivers more scalable and reliable operations, reduces cost and complexity, and improves investor literacy and outcomes. Sargon has built the infrastructure to power the world's next generation of funds and financial products so our clients can focus on what matters most – their customers and growth.
We offer a collaborative workspace for our client’s financial products, providing them with a single, seamless interface. We also provide APIs, tools and cloud-based software, to rapidly launch, operate and grow, in the digital era. We use machine learning to monitor and audit online channels for compliance, and to manage disclosures and product information creating a single source of truth. We’re reducing cost and complexity for our clients, and improving literacy and outcomes for their customers.
Sargon offers the only independent platform with retirement savings licensing infrastructure across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. In Australia, we hold three of 15 Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) Extended Public Offer (EPO) licences, and are one of the few trustees that has issued new superannuation funds in the last six years. We also hold one of four KiwiSaver Supervisor licences in New Zealand and are licensed as a trustee of occupational retirement scheme ordinance (ORSO) trusts in Hong Kong.
Sargon has assembled a team of experts in financial services and technology committed to building a better financial future together. We have re-imagined how funds and financial products can be operated in a dynamic, highly regulated environment, so our clients can focus on what matters most – their customers and growth. Sargon’s enterprise-wide governance, risk and compliance policies ensures investors' best interests are our first priority as we exercise our statutory and fiduciary duties.
Reducing complexity to power growthWe work with regulators, asset managers, banks, consultants, custodians, administrators and insurers, so our clients can have one seamless interface.
Build better. On Sargon.
Sargon is committed to creating infrastructure that provides financial and software builders with an open platform to deliver modern customer experiences and enhanced workflows.
Sargon combines the power of extensible technology infrastructure, tools and APIs with industry experts to provide you with the data and tools to manage growth, day-to-day operations and compliance, in one place. With Sargon, you can prototype your fund experience in minutes. By reducing complexity, Sargon empowers even the smallest teams to have a big impact.
Tap into tomorrow
Designed by industry experts, our technology stack is elegantly designed to enable institututions and entrepreneurs to deliver engaging and efficient funds and financial products.
Our products leverage our secure and robust Fund Ops platform to help you focus on customers and growth, while proactively mitigating security and compliance risks through a powerful combination of modern technology and industry experts.
An open and powerful platform combining modern technology infrastructure, robust APIs and a portfolio of financial licences across Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand to enable the launch and growth of a vast range of funds and financial products.
Helping thousands of young Australians get their super organised.Challenge
Young people often work multiple jobs, with multiple super accounts charging duplicate fees and premiums, or have even lost their super. Student Super wanted to create the first superannuation fund built for the specific needs of students. They needed a trustee to issue the financial product, and service their compliance and governance requirements. But equally, they wanted a tech-savvy partner to enable them to launch quickly and deliver a high-tech experience for their members.Solution
Sargon’s industry experts navigated regulatory complexity, coordinating key players and activities from the development of investment options, custodians, and fund administrators to regulatory licensing. Sargon's infrastructure and tools then took care of the complex technical integrations, ensuring seamless integration with these various players, while meeting compliance and security requirements from day one.Impact
Sargon enabled Student Super to launch quickly and deliver a compliant, user-friendly experience, and competitive fees for their target demographic. Powered by Sargon, Student Super is helping thousands of young Australians get their super organised.
Why build on Sargon?
- Sargon's platform and proccesses are designed for rapid go-to-market
- Combination of modern technology, financial licences, and industry experts
- Developer focused APIs and tools to deliver modern consumer experiences
- To manage growth, day-to-day operations and compliance all in one place
Sargon is powering the next generation of funds and financial products
Assets powered by Sargon
Investors powered by Sargon
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The Sargon Small APRA Fund (SAF) would be governed by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) instead of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), like a regular SMSF, meaning Sargon would assume the responsibilities and operations that would usually fall to an SMSF member as trustee.
A former cabinet minister in the Rudd and Gillard governments was appointed to Sargon's board. Stephen has a rare combination of finance and technology skills, along with a deep understanding of Australia's regulatory and policy settings and the evolving nature of superannuation. Conroy described his appointment to as 'the perfect capstone' to his prior experiences, noting the considerable time he spent in parliament focusing on both superannuation and technology.
Sargon has acquired 100% of the shares of New Zealand trustee company, Heritage Trustee Company Limited. The acquisition, Sargon's second in New Zealand following the acquisition of The New Zealand Trust Company in mid-2017, provides an important strategic platform in the country for Sargon's growth strategy.
Australian fintech outfit Sargon has acquired superannuation trustee provider Diversa, in a deal worth $45 million. Sargon will pick up over $10 billion of assets under trusteeship from Diversa's ASX listed parent company OneVue.
Sargon CEO Phillip Kingston said the Decimal acquisition is an important milestone in Sargon’s growth strategy, bringing new technology capability to the group. Sargon is particularly enthusiastic about the opportunity Decimal brings to drive successful customer outcomes through financial literacy and engagement.
With a rebrand, numerous executive appointments and the launch of two new products, Sargon is on an impressive growth trajectory. Sargon has launched Sargon Impact and Sargon Arcadia which are part of its open platform to enable innovation and deliver tangible outcomes.
The Australian corporate trust landscape received a shake-up on Thursday with Australian fintech outfit Sargon to acquire 130-year-old trust provider AET Corporate Trust in a deal worth $51.6 million.
Sargon has appointed James Packer's former right-hand man Robert Rankin as non-executive chairman, as the venture looks to shake up the superannuation industry through technology.