Unique access to private market investments.

Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) is an ASX-listed global investment manager with a focus on opportunities across private equity, infrastructure and private real estate.

Hummingbirds are small birds native to the Americas they’re known for the humming sound created by their beating wings. Hummingbird is also the name of the largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility in esVolta LP, an Auctus portfolio company based in California. Auctus closed a $50M fund to invest into esVolta in June 2020. Please click here to read more about esVolta.

ABOUT US

  • Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) is an ASX-listed global investment manager
  • We focus on opportunities across private equity, infrastructure and private real estate.
  • 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 $10m – $50m
  • 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 30 years corporate experience and is a known leader in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate Finance across APAC. Recognised for building long- standing partnerships based on trust, he has completed numerous capital raisings and IPOs – particularly in the tech sector.

Laz Siapantas

Head of Capital Markets

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

Head of Funds

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

Geoff Koudelka

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.

Sam Espie

Capital Markets

Sam has spent a decade in private markets funds management principally focused on distribution. Prior to this he spent his career in financial markets, working in trading, corporate finance and private wealth roles across public debt and equity markets. His capital raising network is focused on wholesale, high net worth and family office clients.

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

Through our carefully chosen partnerships we can access companies working right at the frontiers of technological development and the cutting-edge services, products, hardware and software they are developing.

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.

RBP Partners (“RBP”) is a New York based private investment firm focused on energy transformation and operational infrastructure investment. Direct capability across origination, investment, capital raising, asset optimization and platform build out. They specialise in scalable infrastructure investments supported by strong sector fundamentals.

Founded in 2013, Student Quarters is a specialist student housing asset manager with a demonstrated track record of value generation and execution. During their careers the team has completed in excess of 56 student housing deals, totalling more than 28,000 beds 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

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 is shown below:

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 9 US based student housing assets with a gross asset value of approximately US$125M targeting opportunistic, core-plus and value-add properties.

News

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February 14, 2021

esVolta secures Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) as an investor

Auctus Investment Group and our US based subsidiary, RBP Partners were delighted to inform investors in the Energy Storage Fund that Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) announced that it will make a substantial investment in esVolta.

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February 24, 2020

esVolta Secures $140 Million Credit Facility for Portfolio of Battery Energy Storage Projects

Auctus portfolio company, esVolta announced it had secured a US$140m credit facility, another major milestone for the business. The facility is one of the first of its kind globally and positions esVolta for continued growth, particularly in the current environment.

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