Unique access to private market investments.

Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) is an ASX-listed private markets asset manager based in Melbourne, Australia. Auctus are currently managing A$525 million as at June 2022 across healthcare technology, travel technology, infrastructure, operating real estate and consumer essentials.

ABOUT US

  • Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) is an ASX-listed private markets asset manager.
  • We focus on opportunities across healthcare technology, travel technology, infrastructure, operating real estate and consumer essentials.
  • We invest in growth sectors with strong tailwinds and significant potential to scale. Auctus provides access to these private market investments for wholesale, family office and sophisticated investors

OUR STRATEGY

  • We have access to unique investment opportunities via our proprietary networks and joint venture partners
  • We focus on essential sectors such as healthcare, education, energy infrastructure and real estate.

OUTCOMES

  • Investments where Auctus and co-investors can deploy between $20m – $100m
  • Private mid-market investment opportunities with strong management, a proven product, strong customer and revenue streams
  • Access to niche opportunities not readily accessible to sophisticated investors
  • Quality opportunities as opposed to quantity of opportunities

THE AUCTUS TEAM

CAMPBELL MCCOMB

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Campbell has over 20 years funds management experience in Australia, the UK and Asia. He has established and successfully run several funds management companies.

Michael Hynes

Executive Director

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in Capital markets and is a known leader in Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Finance across APAC – recognised for building trusted, long standing partnerships through a commitment to delivering best practice advisory services to help clients grow their businesses.

Laz Siapantas

Director – Auctus Asset Management

Laz has over 15 years’ funds management experience in both onshore and offshore capital markets with a core focus on alternative investment distribution. His experience spans public and private markets and executive board roles.

Mo Ajjaoui

Investment Manager

Mo has a wealth of industry experience from over 10 years in energy and funds management in Australia and the USA. Mo brings investment strategy, commercial analysis and complex financial modelling capabilities to the team.

Justine Wilkie

Director – Auctus Asset Management

Justine has over 14 years’ experience within boutique and global funds management organisations spanning relationship and operational management, product development and investment structuring.

Geoff Koudelka

Head of Capital Markets

Over the last decade Geoff has worked in distribution in alternative investments, principally focussed on private markets opportunities in growth capital and real estate in both the United States and Australia. Prior to this Geoff spent his career in financial markets, working in institutional equity sales in both the U.K and Australia.

Kate Lambert

Investor Services Manager

Kate has over 8 years experience in financial services across private wealth management and industry superannuation, with a primary focus on managing partnerships and clients relationships.

THE AUCTUS BOARD

Christine Christian AO

Chair

Christine Christian is a company director, investor and entrepreneur with a 35-year career that spans financial services, investment, private equity, credit risk, Government and media.
Christine is the Chair of Auctus Investment Group Limited and currently holds non-executive director roles with Credit Clear Limited, MaxCap Group and Lonsec. She is a Board member of the State Library of Victoria, La Trobe University and Teach for Australia.
Previously, Christine was CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Australia and New Zealand from 1997 to 2011. In 2005, she was appointed to the additional roles of Chair of D&B Consumer Credit Services (JV between Dun & Bradstreet and Macquarie Bank) and the Dun & Bradstreet Worldwide Board, and in 2010 was appointed Executive Director of Dun & Bradstreet India. Dun & Bradstreet is the leading global provider of credit risk and business decisioning data for almost 200 years.

Brian Delaney

Non Executive Director

Mr Delaney has more than 35 years of funds management experience including his most recent role at the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) as an Executive Director of Strategy, Clients & Global Markets in Australia and the USA.
Mr Delaney is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program and a life member of the Association of Superannuation Funds (ASFA), as well as a Fellow of ASFA.
Mr Delaney serves as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Director of Lonsec Financial Group, a Director of the Trawalla Group and a Director of the Advisory Board of Qualitas. His previous director roles include Basketball Australia and Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.

CAMPBELL MCCOMB

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Campbell has over 20 years funds management experience in Australia, the UK and Asia. He has established and successfully run several funds management companies.

JUSTIN MOUCHACCA

CORPORATE SECRETARY

Justin is a highly experienced ASX-listed Company Secretary and Financial Officer. Principal of JM Corporate Services and currently Company Secretary and Financial Officer of several ASX listed companies. Justin is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Partners

Scout Ventures of New York is an early-stage venture capital firm that is making the world a better, safer place by cultivating standout frontier technologies built by hard-to-access founders. Scout provides Auctus investors proprietary access to later stage companies out of their existing portfolio as well as direct access to their broader diversified early-stage funds.

Student Quarters is a specialist student housing asset manager with a demonstrated track record of value generation and execution. The team has completed over 56 student housing deals with a total transaction value in excess of $1.4 billion. Student Quarters’ in-depth knowledge of the student housing market, end to end platform, relationships across the sector and confirmed deal flow provides them a unique competitive advantage.

Impact IP is an investment manager focussed on identifying and building essential infrastructure and social infrastructure assets in and for Indigenous communities through their Community-Led Infrastructure Model.

Portfolio

In 2019, Auctus raised its first fund to acquire a minority stake in Unite Us. Unite Us is a healthcare technology platform that aligns health and social care providers, thereby allowing them to communicate and track patient outcomes together.

Auctus, together with our US based subsidiary RBP Partners, raised a $50M fund to acquire a major stake in esVolta, LP. esVolta is a leading energy storage company focused on the development and acquisition of large-scale battery storage projects for utility customers in North America.

Auctus raised its third fund to provide Australian investors with an exposure to Scout Ventures Fund III. Scout Ventures is a US based, early-stage venture capital firm, that is making the world a better, safer place by cultivating standout frontier technologies built by hard-to-access founders.

Auctus and Student Quarters jointly manage a growing portfolio of US based student housing assets targeting opportunistic, core-plus and value-add properties, which was listed on the ASX in March 2022 (ASX:USQ)

In 2021, Auctus raised a fund to acquire a $50M equity stake in Australia and New Zealand’s largest private, family owned, omni-channel pet specialty retailer PETstock

In late 2021 and early 2022, Auctus raised a Fund to acquire an ~$85M stake in Lux Group which owns Luxury Escapes, one of the fastest growing travel companies worldwide

Auctus manage a growing portfolio of US based late-stage private equity and pre-IPO opportunities. US Opportunities (USO) is a Company with $42M in net assets providing unique, hard-to-access private market investments sourced through Auctus’ trusted US partners

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News

Posted In: AUCTUS FUND UPDATES By Justine Wilkie

September 19, 2022

Generate Capital Acquires Battery Storage Developer esVolta

Generate Capital, a leading sustainable infrastructure investment and operating platform, today announced it has acquired large-scale battery storage developer esVolta LP to accelerate the availability of energy storage projects critical to decarbonizing the electric grid and improving resiliency.

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Posted In: INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES By Justine Wilkie

April 12, 2022

SCOUT VC’S UNIQUE & HARD TO ACCESS INVESTMENTS

This video by Scout Ventures, our US early-stage VC partner, showcases their unique access to advanced, dual-use technologies built by hard-to-access founders exiting the military, intelligence community, and premier research labs. It includes commentary from Unite Us Inc, Auctus’ first stand alone Fund investment, and also a portfolio company in our US Opportunities Limited strategy.

Posted In: AUCTUS FUND UPDATES By Justine Wilkie

August 25, 2021

Unite Us acquires analytics leader Carrot Health

Auctus portfolio company Unite Us, has announced the acquisition of Carrot Health, a premier US action-oriented health analytics company focused on removing barriers to health and optimizing care. Across all 50 US states, the two fastest growing companies in the industry now bring the only solution that can proactively identify and engage with clients across the community, and ensure they receive services from a secure coordinated network of thousands of community-based organizations.

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