Victorian Premier Steve Bracks yesterday opened Computershare's new $25 million Port Melbourne facility which will be used as the company's global headquarters.
In the next 12 months Computershare's headcount will top 1200 with about 200 staff located at the company's new headquarters.
The facility will manage print, circulation and the audit of dividends and payments by companies to shareholders as well as statutory documents relating to takeovers, new issues and prospectuses.
It will also service the paper and electronic document needs for clients in the financial, insurance, energy and telecommunications industries.
The company's global CEO Chris Morris said Computershare Document Services has 11 facilities in five countries with global revenue of $181 million, and employs more than 700 staff worldwide.
Computershare administers more than 90 million shareholder accounts for some 14,000 corporations across 12 countries on five continents.