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Investment loans

Boost your investment power.

Grow your earning potential with an investment loan

Borrowing to invest in the sharemarket can be a potentially effective and tax-efficient way to help grow your wealth. While most of us are familiar with borrowing to buy a home, not many of us consider borrowing to invest.

With an investment loan, you can put more money into your investments and increase your potential returns.

Before considering adding an investment loan to your portfolio, it’s important to understand the risks.


Investment loan performance

While investment loans can be very rewarding when your investments go up, you're also increasing your potential for loss. If your investments fall, you may face a margin call and lose money.

Before considering adding an investment loan to your portfolio, it’s important to understand the risks.

 

Maximise your borrowing power with competitive LVRs

Your investment loan is secured by the approved security you provide - usually shares, managed fundsdisclaimer or cash - plus potentially the investments you buy with your borrowed funds.

ANZ investment loans offer competitive LVRs, with even better terms when you meet our diversification criteria. Also, you’ll enjoy one of the highest levels of choice and diversification of any investment loan, with more than 1,500 approved shares and managed funds.disclaimer

 


What it costs

When you’re comparing investment loan rates, it’s not just about how much you pay. It’s also about what you get for your money.

An ANZ investment loan gives you:

  • Competitive loan to value ratios (LVRs) with a built-in buffer to help manage margin calls.
  • An extensive list of approved stocks and managed funds - giving you more investment options.
  • Visibility of your loan and investments through My Portfolio - making it easy to keep track.
  • A dedicated relationship manager.
  • Choice of variable or fixed rate loans.

Loan Amount

Interest rate (p.a.)

Variable rate loan

All loan amounts

7.03%

Fixed rate loans

$20,000 – $249,999

6.45%

$250,000 – $499,999

6.40%

$500,000+

6.35%

Variable interest rates are subject to change without notice.

Fixed interest rates shown are for a term of 6-12 months, other fixed terms up to 5 years are available.

If you opt to pay in arrears, interest will be charged at 0.25% p.a. higher than if you prepay interest.


Choose an investment loan that's right for you

For ANZ Share Investing customers


If you want to trade using ANZ Share Investing, you can apply directly for an ANZ Share Investment Loan and Trading account. 

 

Apply online

For trading through a broker


If you prefer to use a broker or adviser to manage your trades, you can apply for an ANZ Share Investment Loan. 

 

Download application form

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ANZ Share Investment Loans offer these optional extra features, giving you greater flexibility to build your portfolio.
 

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Feature Description

Diversified Portfolio

The Diversified Portfolio feature of the ANZ Share Investment Loan rewards investors who hold a range of securities by allowing borrowing against a more extensive Approved Securities List (ASL), including many small to mid-cap shares.

In addition, the Diversified Portfolio feature provides higher LVRs against many of ANZ’s Approved Securities.

This allows you to increase your borrowing level against your securities to create a large or more diversified portfolio, or create a greater cushion against a potential margin call.

To qualify as a Diversified Portfolio, you must ensure your portfolio complies with the following eligibility criteria:disclaimer

  • Minimum Number of Approved Securities: You must maintain at least four approved securities within your portfolio
  • Maximum Approved Security Percentage: No approved security can account for more than 25 per cent of the diversified portion of your portfolio 
  • Maximum Restricted Securities: Restricted securities cannot account for more than 50 per cent of the diversified portion of your portfolio

 

Geared savings plan

Grow your managed fund investment over time with just a small initial outlay, and build on it with monthly instalments and borrowed funds.
 

To find out more about these features, see the PDS (PDF 129kB) .

All investing has some risks - and when you borrow to invest, extra risks apply. Here’s a summary of some of the things you need to be aware of:

  • The value of your investments could fall instead of rise, risking some or all of the money you invested and the security you provided. 
  • The potential for accelerated returns means your potential losses are accelerated too.
  • If the investments linked to your loan fall in value, your loan may no longer be adequately secured and you may receive a margin call. In this case, you’ll need to bring the loan back to secure gearing levels, providing additional cash or security for the loan, or by selling investments.
  • If you don’t meet your margin call within 24 hours, we can sell some or all of the investments used to secure your loan.

To make sure you’re across all of the risks involved with investment lending, and what you can do to help minimise your risk, read the PDS (PDF 129kB) and seek professional financial advice.

ANZ Investment Lending's Approved Securities List comprises the following:

1. Read our important documents
2. Download the application form 
3. Send your completed form to:

ANZ Investment Lending
Reply Paid 4338
Melbourne, VIC 8060

Download the application form (PDF 519kB)

The Buffer Ratio on the ANZ Share Investment Loan is 5%.

An ANZ Share Investment Loan is subject to investment risks, including possible losses in income, capital invested and additional liability for the loan. We therefore strongly advise you talk to your financial planner, tax adviser and/or stockbroker and ensure you understand the risks, the specific tax implications as well as the legal and financial ramifications of a share investment loan.

ANZ is the issuer of the ANZ Share Investment Loan and recommends you read the ANZ Share Investment Loan Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 66kB) , and the ANZ Investment Lending Terms and Conditions (PDF 254kB) and the ANZ Financial Services Guide (FSG) (PDF, 112kb) before deciding to acquire or continue to hold the product. Fees and charges apply. All ANZ Investment Lending applications are subject to ANZ’s credit approval criteria. 

ANZ does not give personal advice about the ANZ Share Investment Loan. This information is of a general nature and has been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs.

References to an ANZ Share Investment Loan are references to that product or, where appropriate, to the division of ANZ that administers that product. 

The ANZ Share Investing service is provided by CMC Markets Stockbroking Limited ABN 69 081 002 851 AFSL 246381 (CMC Markets Stockbroking), a Participant of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Group), Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) and Chi-X Australia (Chi-X) at the request of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited ABN 11 005 357 522 (ANZ). Disclosure documents relating to ANZ Share Investing products and services are available on anzshareinvesting.com or by calling us on 1300 658 355. ANZ is the issuer of the ANZ Cash Investment Account and ANZ V2 PLUS Account. The obligations of CMC Markets Stockbroking are not guaranteed by ANZ. CMC Markets Stockbroking and ANZ are not representatives of each other.

Managed funds are only available as security with the Diversified feature. Managed Funds cannot be bought or sold through ANZ Share Investing using your ANZ Share Investment Loan. You need to contact ANZ Investment lending if you want to include any managed fund investment bought other than through ANZ Share Investing in your ANZ Shares Investment loan portfolio. Managed funds already held through ANZ Share Investing (but not purchased with your loan) cannot be transferred into an ANZ Share Investment Loan.

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Qualifying for the Diversified Portfolio feature of the ANZ Share Investment Loan is not an indication that ANZ considers your portfolio is appropriately diversified.

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