Emerging Companies

 

 

We seek out emerging companies valued between AU$10m and AU$200m across most sectors to provide them with an integrated capital and advisory offering.

Emerging companies

Investec's Emerging Companies team targets companies with strong founder and shareholder involvement.

  • High conviction growth potential
  • Demonstrated track record (not in ‘proof of concept’ phase)
  • Typically valued between AU$10m and AU$200m
  • Private or public
  • Sustainable competitive advantage
  • Strong founder influence and alignment

Emerging Companies Advisory

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We provide target companies and their owners with a single touch point to access Investec’s balance sheet, advisory services and platform relationships.

  • Our role

    You benefit from Investec's integrated offering when we act as sponsors and trusted partners. Our goal is to partner with you to help you realise your strategic objectives, by providing capital solutions, corporate advisory services and general connectivity through our networks.

  • Capital Solutions

    Providing strategic funding across the capital structure as well as complementary financial markets services.

    • Equity capital: including direct investments from Investec’s balance sheet, leading and/or facilitating capital raisings. Target deal size of AU$1m to AU$10m equity per investment
    • Hybrid capital: convertible notes, mezzanine debt, warrants
    • Debt capital: senior and subordinated unitranche
    • Hedging: sales, structuring and risk analysis around interest rates, currencies and commodities
  • Third Party Solutions and Connectivity

    We leverage our circle of business influencers and networks to help our clients succeed, including capital raising and profile building, with access to:

    • Institutional investors, HNW investors, other external intermediaries
    • Investec’s affiliated platforms: The Table Club, Wholesale Investor, Equitise, H2 Ventures, Global Capital
  • Emerging Companies Advisory

    We act as trusted advisers to our clients, focusing on providing high impact strategic advice on transactions and opportunities over the long term.

    • M&A and IPO advisory
    • Capital raisings
    • Independent and strategic advisory

IEC’s “go to market” offering:  Advise, Invest, Connect

We have positioned IEC as a team focused on entrepreneurs and their emerging companies, which also acts as a gateway to Investec’s full suite of services, relationships and funding solutions – We are a “client-focused” team rather than a “product” team.

Our experts are ready to assist you

  • David Phillips

    David Phillips

    Emerging Companies

    David has 25+ years of experience in financial services, the last 13 of which with Investec where he has been the Head of Structured Finance, Global Co-head of Investec Aviation Finance and currently Head of Investec Emerging Companies. David led the creation of the Investec Aviation Funds where he gained significant funds management and capital markets experience. David has held numerous internal and Investec related external board positions including Goshawk Aviation Limited, IGAF and IASL (which collectively owned US$6bn+ of commercial aircraft globally), as well as a number of investee companies including ICM Airport Technics, H2 Ventures, Propelair and Splend. Prior to joining Investec, David was a Director in the Corporate Advisory division of Deutsche Bank for 5 years where he was involved in large merger and acquisition transactions both domestically and offshore, and prior to that was a tax adviser and lawyer with KPMG and Freehills respectively. David is an ASIC registered Responsible Manager for Investec licensing purposes and is part of the Investec Australia executive management team.

  • Hein Vogel

    Hein Vogel

    Emerging Companies

    Hein has 17+ years of experience in financial services having worked on numerous investments, mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions and public offerings. Hein has been focused on working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies at Investec Australia for the past 5 years.

Our experts are ready to assist you

David Phillips
Hein Vogel

David Phillips

Emerging Companies

David has 25+ years of experience in financial services, the last 13 of which with Investec where he has been the Head of Structured Finance, Global Co-head of Investec Aviation Finance and currently Head of Investec Emerging Companies. David led the creation of the Investec Aviation Funds where he gained significant funds management and capital markets experience. David has held numerous internal and Investec related external board positions including Goshawk Aviation Limited, IGAF and IASL (which collectively owned US$6bn+ of commercial aircraft globally), as well as a number of investee companies including ICM Airport Technics, H2 Ventures, Propelair and Splend. Prior to joining Investec, David was a Director in the Corporate Advisory division of Deutsche Bank for 5 years where he was involved in large merger and acquisition transactions both domestically and offshore, and prior to that was a tax adviser and lawyer with KPMG and Freehills respectively. David is an ASIC registered Responsible Manager for Investec licensing purposes and is part of the Investec Australia executive management team.

Hein Vogel

Emerging Companies

Hein has 17+ years of experience in financial services having worked on numerous investments, mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions and public offerings. Hein has been focused on working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies at Investec Australia for the past 5 years.

Emerging Companies Australia