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Elders is one of Australia’s most historic companies.  Established in 1839, Elders has built an unmatched record and reputation as a trusted advisor, supplier and agent for Australian primary producers for 170 years.

Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, Elders Limited incorporates the Elders rural services and financial services businesses and the forestry and automotive operations acquired and developed by Futuris Corporation.  

Futuris had previously acquired Elders in 1996, and in 2008 moved to consolidate its business around Elders. Futuris changed its name to Elders Limited in April 2009, taking on the name of its principal business.  

Today, Elders Limited is an ASX 200 company that incorporates:

  • Elders’ traditional rural services businesses, conducted through over 380 points of presence throughout rural and regional Australia and New Zealand

  • APRA licensed banking and insurance operations; Rural Bank and Elders Insurance

  • hardwood plantation management and timber processing, through Elders Forestry

  • Futuris Automotive, Australia’s largest automotive component supplier

  • Elders China which combines a representative office marketing wool from Australian producers and Elders Fine Foods.

Collectively these assets provide an operational base with broad exposure to the sale of inputs and outputs from broadacre and intensive agriculture , supply chain operations in the livestock, wool, fertiliser and grain value chains, forestry, and the provision of financial and property services to rural producers and regional homes and businesses.

The company’s stock is traded on the Australian Stock Exchange under the ticker code ELD.  Elders is a member of the S & P 100 S & P 200 and Consumer Staples indices. Elders has approximately 4,600 employees.

PT Elders Indonesia is a registered Indonesian company and wholly owned by Elders Ltd. Elders Indonesia is part of the Elders trading division alongside other businesses such as; Livestock exports, Wool Trading, Feedlots, Elders China, Elders Topfer Grain, Auctions plus and others.

It was established in September 2000 with a business license to import, fatten and sell beef cattle, and to process and sell boxed chilled and frozen beef. Today Elders Indonesia holds licenses to register and import veterinary products, frozen semen and dairy cattle also.