Auctus is an Australian Stock Exchange listed (ASX: AVC) alternative investment fund focused on investing in the global technology sector.
Our mission is to invest in: exceptional talents, teams, and businesses to deliver outstanding results for investors. It was established to provide differentiated and active strategies across the global alternative investment landscape to service funds, family offices and sophisticated investors.
Alternative Investments are assets in which returns are not correlated to one or more conventional investment types; equities, bonds and cash.
Alternative Investments may include asset classes such as venture capital (VC), private equity (PE), real estate, debt funds and hedge funds.
Auctus is building a “technology as an enabler” alternative investment funds management business in Australia. The fund will have a strong focus on – Fintech, Proptech and Frontier Tech (Blockchain, Robotics, Drones, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality).
Key pillars will be in Venture Capital (expansion stage – global focus) before looking to add other alternative asset investment classes: Private Equity (PE), Alternative Debt (SME), Property, Hedge Funds.
Auctus has established strong relationships with best-in-class channel partners across the investment and technology space in Australia, USA and Asia.
Campbell McComb – Managing Director
Campbell has over 20 years funds management experience in Australia, the UK and Asia, having established and run several successful funds management companies.
Michael Hynes – Chief Operating Office – Director
Michael has 30 years corporate experience and is a known leader in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate Finance across APAC. He is recognised for building trusted, long standing partnerships and has completed numerous capital raisings and IPOs – particularly in the tech sector.
Peter Gaidzkar – Investment Manager
Peter has over 20 years corporate experience in both advisory and in-house corporate strategy (ASX listed), M&A, and operations. Peter has a strong technology background having established the Asia Pacific arm of a global proptech business (sold to Accel-KKR) as well as a frontier tech incubator.
Mo Ajjaoui – Investment Analyst
Mo has 8 years‘ international and domestic experience in technology services within the oil and gas industry. Mo brings technical skills, commercial analysis and complex financial modelling capabilities to the team.
Belinda Keller – Client Relations Manager/Executive Assistant
Belinda has 5 years’ experience working in various client relations, marketing and EA roles in the property industry, including national marketing (and team lead) within a global property services firm.
Laz Siapantas – Head of Capital Markets
Laz has 14 years’ funds management experience. He has significant capital markets experience both onshore and offshore with a key focus on alternative investment distribution across institutional, HNW & Family Office investors.
We identify exceptional talent, teams and businesses, to help them grow through focused investments,
hands-on management assistance and advisory, cross-sharing of experiences and know-how.
A selection of our investments are below.
Food ordering/line skipping and inventory management ios and android application.
Based in Brisbane, Australia.
Augmented reality/virtual reality upscaling
technology & self-service content platform.
Based in London, England.
If you’d like further information about our company or if you are seeking investment for your business please contact us.
90 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Level 46 OCBC Centre
65 Chulia Street