About Us
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About Us

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Corporate Information

Platinum Mortgage Securities Pty Ltd ACN 104 911 159 and AFSL 329004 is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Quantum Group of companies, which was established in 2001 as a specialist in mortgage-secured finance. The Group operates in niche market segments, offering:

    • short to medium term, property secured finance to borrowers that require funding for business or investment purposes; and
    • short to medium term investment opportunities for its Members to receive premium returns on their investments secured by a registered mortgage over real property. 


Platinum Mortgage Securities Pty Ltd, is the Manager and Trustee appointed to manage the Platinum Mortgage Securities Mortgage Fund, a contributory mortgage fund which allows registered investors to choose their own portfolio of mortgage investments. The Manager is the holder of an Australian financial services license No. 329004 issued by ASIC.

 

Three Platinum Mortgage Securities staff members are registered as Authorised Representatives of La Trobe Financial Asset Management Limited (AFSL No. 226637) in Western Australia. The relationship with the La Trobe Financial Group (La Trobe Financial) gives us a direct link to the investment and loan organisation arms of La Trobe Financial to assist our clients with investment and loan opportunities. 

 

Our Team

Highly Qualified and Experienced

Richard Eadie

(B Acc (Hons); CA (SA); CPA Australia)
Director and Responsible Manager


Richard is the founder of Platinum Mortgage Securities and Quantum Asset Management. As a financier, Richard has negotiated and settled hundreds of construction, business and investment loans. He is a hands on Director involved in all matters affecting the Fund including credit, finance and treasury.

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Richard spent 6 years with Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg and London and then 10 years as founding partner of Watermans Chartered Accountants with a primary focus on business consulting and development. Richard's previous board/committee positions include director of various public companies and past Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Midrand and Treasurer of Rotary South Africa.

Richard is a licensed CPA (Australia) and also holds an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation and Offshore Financial Centres and a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking. Richard is a Responsible Manager of Platinum Mortgage Securities.

Marius Grobbelaar

(B Comm, B Proc, LLB, MBA (Curtin))
Director and Responsible Manager

Marius joined the Quantum Credit Group in 2004 and is a director of Quantum Credit and Platinum Mortgage Securities. Marius has responsibility for group strategy, as well as legal, risk and compliance matters.

In addition to his time spent in the mortgage lending industry, Marius brings extensive legal and financial services industry experience to the team. During his career Marius has held executive positions as managing partner of a legal firm, CEO of a financial services business within a publicly listed company and various executive directorships in the financial services industry.

Marius also holds a Certificate III in Mortgage Lending and is a Responsible Manager of Platinum Mortgage Securities.

Jaime Underdown 

(B Comm; DFP)
Investor Relations Manager

Jaime joined Platinum Mortgage Securities in 2014 and is responsible for managing the relationship and communications with Members and financial intermediaries.

Jaime has previously spent seven years in London working for several large asset managers. During this time, Jaime worked as an Operations Manager at a hedge fund that invested in Russian, Eastern European and African securities. Jaime’s role at the hedge fund required him to liaise with the Investor Relations team, Fund Managers, Compliance team, Prime Brokers, Administrators, and Auditors to ensure fund information was provided in an accurate and timely manner. Jaime has also worked as a Fund Performance Analyst at Legal and General Investment Management - one of the world’s largest insurance and investment management companies.

Jaime holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, a Diploma in Financial Planning and has passed Level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst certification.

Email: junderdown@platinumsecurities.com.au       Phone: 1300 165 935

Peter Kenneday

(DFP (Mortgage Broking))
Business Development Executive

Peter has 20 years of experience in the Australian banking and business finance industry, rising to Branch Management level, and a further 20 years’ experience as a Finance Broker.

He has spent the past 10 years at the helm of the Group’s finance broking entity, Total Flexi Finance. Peter brings to Platinum Mortgage Securities a vast amount of experience in residential, commercial and equipment finance.

At Platinum Mortgage Securities, Peter is a Business Development Executive and is involved in all aspects of the loan sales process, from preliminary assessment of applications for short term business loans, through deal preparation and credit submission, to negotiation of the terms for business loans and settlement of them.

Rhode Truter

(B Comm)
Operations and Credit Executive

Rhode joined Platinum Mortgage Securities in February 2012, first as a Business Development Executive, and then moved onto his current role as the Credit and Operations Executive in 2014. Rhode is responsible for the initial credit assessment of each proposal as well as the ongoing credit control from settlement through to the repayment of the facility.

Rhode holds the principal relationship with the third party professionals used by Platinum Mortgage Securities, being solicitors, valuers, quantity surveyors, builders, estate agents etc.

Rhode has over 25 years’ experience in banking and property funds in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. His background is primarily in property development funding as well as credit management.