Your degree's in medicine, not finance

You have enough on your plate already. So why not bring our financial knowledge to your business?

We’re the experts in what we do because we only focus on doctors. We back you and your qualifications, help you tick the boxes, and fill in all the gaps that the banks won’t.

You have one key contact who takes a huge load off you. That one person gets to know you, takes real ownership, and handles all your property, practice and personal financing. They’re the glue between your accountant, industry partners and the institutions you don’t want to deal with. Because your time is much better spent.

Our History

  • Jul 2016

    Kooyong Group is founded.

    From a small office in Melbourne, Kooyong Group set about disrupting old-world finance traditions by providing doctors a better lending experience,  underpinned by a greater purpose.

  • Dec 2016

    $30M in private capital raised to support peer-to-peer funding.

    Our entrée into Kooyong Group providing its own funding to Australian doctors.

  • Aug 2017

    Became a signatory to the Banking & Finance Oath.

    More than simply signing the banking and finance oath, every day our people practice all that it stands for.

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  • Nov 2017

    Committed to supporting community projects.

    Since November, we’ve pledged over 100 significant grants to areas of medicine,
    hospitals, mental health and the arts.
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  • Mar 2018

    Reached our $50M lending portfolio milestone.

    Kooyong Group reaches $50M loan book milestone.

  • Jul 2019

    Reached our $100M lending portfolio milestone.

    The growth of our loan book reaches great new heights.

  • Dec 2019

    Avant Mutual acquires a 45% stake in Kooyong Group.

    Sharing a vision to grow into Australia’s leading medical lender.

  • Jul 2020

    Celebrated our 4th birthday with $50,000 in donations

    All funds going to inspiring not-for-profit organisations and causes that are making positive, long-lasting differences in many Australian’s lives.

  • Sep 2020

    Helped keep Festival of Jewish Arts and Music alive during COVID-19

    Telethon organised that raised more than $77,000.

  • Nov 2020

    Partnered with the RACGP

    To support the medical community and cutting-edge research with donations to the RACGP Foundation.

  • Apr 2021

    Entered 3-year partnership with Australians for Mental Health (AfMH)

    To strengthen Hand-n-Hand, a free and confidential peer support service designed specifically for health professionals.

  • Sep 2021

    Reached $500m lending portfolio

    The growth of our loan book reaches great new heights.

  • Nov 2021

    Expanded leadership team to support growth

    Medical finance industry veteran Jeff Miller joins as Chief Growth Officer and Dean Alter is appointed to Chief Operations Officer.

  • September 2023

    Kooyong becomes Avant Financial Services

    Over the last few years, Kooyong has been part of the Avant Group of companies. As Kooyong enters a new phase of growth Kooyong has been renamed Avant Financial Services.

From the information clients share with us through to our promise to deliver the best possible outcome, we demonstrate the highest ethical and professional standards at all times.

We’re driven, energetic, fresh-thinking people who push the extra degree to create exceptional experiences for each client. And we bank our reputation on our every action and interaction.

We build long-term partnerships both within Avant Financial Services and with our clients to help achieve their goals – as a result, we all become stronger and benefit together.

Through honesty, respect, fairness and a commitment to open dialogue and transparency we provide an extraordinary level of personalised service, insight and care.

We contribute to the medical community and others that support the entire community, and do good while doing better for our clients.

Our People create opportunities for you where others can’t

The Avant Financial Services team have come together from some of the world’s leading private banks. Through this extraordinary blend of experiences, ideas and perspectives we continually enhance the ways we help you achieve important personal and professional financial goals in your life.

Meet the team
 create opportunities for you where others can’t

Ready to know more? Get in touch to find out how we can help you achieve your unique lending goals

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1300 99 22 08
If I could give 10 stars, I would! Service was excellent. Our loan was complex and it didn’t faze them. With their professionalism, patience and persistence, they secured it.
Dr Kwai Lee

General Practitioner