The company is currently meeting investors to gauge interest in a public listing according to Bloomberg, which cited three people with knowledge of the matter.
Carlyle and Accel teamed up to buy a minority stake in OzForex in November 2010, marking an unusual alliance between a private equity giant and a venture capital firm.
Although rare to see a joint venture between buyout and venture firms, Accel had form following its link-up with KKR to form the Accel-KKR investment vehicle.
Accel, Carlyle and Macquarie are also considering selling OzForex to a single buyer rather than floating the asset, Bloomberg added.
It said a A$500m IPO would be the largest in Australia since Aurizon raised A$4.1bn in October 2010.
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