Meet the executive team
BT Financial Group is very serious about the level of security used to protect the information which passes between your computer and our secure web servers. This includes the straight-through login from the public site. Even though the login form appears on the unencrypted public site, it has been coded so that all data entered into it is encrypted before being submitted, so it takes advantage of the 128-bit Verisign key which is used by the secure site.
Note that only BTOnline and BT Online Employer currently do this; our other secure sites do not have any username or password information sent from the public site.
The BTOnline and BT Online Employer websites have a number of security features:
BT has been helping Australians create and manage wealth since 1969 and today is one of Australia’s leading wealth managers with over $144 billion in funds under management and administration.
In 1976, Ord BT Ltd became fully owned by Bankers Trust Company (New York) and in 1978 Ord BT Ltd changed its name to BT Australia Ltd.
BT Asset Management Limited became BT Funds Management Limited in 1994, and in November 1998, Deutsche Bank announced a takeover bid for Bankers Trust Corporation. The following year, Deutsche Bank offered BT Funds Management for sale. The US-based Principal Financial Group acquired Bankers Trust Australia Group in August 1999, which included the funds management operations.
In 2002, Westpac acquired BT Financial Group from the Principal Financial Group. Westpac floated the investment management division (now known as BT Investment Management and listed on the ASX as BTT) in late 2007.
In 2008, as part of St. George’s merger with Westpac, the St.George wealth management business merged with BT Financial Group to form one of the largest wealth management businesses in Australia.
Today, BT joins these other well-known brands as part of the BT Financial Group: