After being founded by Al Christy in 2002, Equities First Holdings, has seen the growth that has helped the company occupy offices on almost every continent. Before 2014, they did not have one in Australia but they do now. Christy was proud to let the world know that his lending company, Equities First Holdings, will be building a headquarters in Australia. The acquisition was seen as a huge milestone in the global expansion plan by Equities First Holdings. Christy wants to continue global growth and introduce everyone in the world to his financial solutions company. He said that he was excited to provide Australia with is trusted service and expertise to what he considers a broad consumer base. At the moment, Equities First Holdings is seeing major growth and has been around the past couple of years. They have seen a steady increase of 30% growth each year for the past three years.