We partner with several companies to deliver a seamless, intuitive and safe investing experience – and to ensure that your assets are secure and insured.
Stake and its partners are regulated in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Below you’ll find more details and what this means for you.
In Australia, Stake is an authorised representative (Authorised Representative No. 1241398) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 337927).
In New Zealand, Stake is a Registered Financial Services Provider under the Financial Services Providers Act 2008 (No. FSP774414).
In the UK, we are authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 830771) as Hellostake Limited (no. 11676409).
Airwallex is Stake's FX transfer partner, providing our customers around the world with a more competitive and seamless foreign exchange service within the Stake product. Airwallex sits behind each FX transaction, ensuring that funds are transferred in a timely and affordable manner to your U.S. investing account.
Airwallex is regulated globally:
In the U.S. as a licensed money transmitter (NMLS #1928093).
In Australia, by ASIC (AFS Licence number 487221).
In NZ, as a financial service provider on the Financial Service Providers Register (#1001602).
In the UK, by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900876).
DriveWealth provides the U.S. brokerage and execution services to Stake and its customers. It’s connected to the relevant exchanges to ensure that orders are executed in accordance with your instructions as the investor.
DriveWealth, LLC is a U.S. broker-dealer registered with FINRA (U.S. regulator), subject to the stringent regulations of the SEC (The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) and a member of SIPC – which protects Stake customers who have U.S. securities for up to US$500,000 (including US$250,000 for claims for cash). You can read more about SIPC on their website.
We work with a number of other regulated partners to bring better and more secure access to the U.S. stock market, including:
Trulioo - for the digital verification services required to meet our KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) requirements
Tiingo - Our data provider for market and company data you see on Stake
POLi (Merco) - A payment gateway for faster online funding
Checkout.com - a global payments platform