Auctus is an Australian Stock Exchange listed (ASX: AVC) alternative investment funds management business with a primary focus on investing in the global technology sector. Our mission is to invest in exceptional talents, teams and businesses to deliver outstanding results for investors.
Auctus was established to provide differentiated investment opportunities 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 Private Equity (PE) & Venture Capital (VC), real estate, debt funds and infrastructure. The team at Auctus have a combined 90 years’ experience across funds management, M&A, corporate and capital markets.
Auctus is building a alternative investment funds management business with a primary focus on technology.
Key pillars are in Private Equity & Venture Capital (expansion stage – global focus) before looking to add other alternative asset classes including Alternative Debt, Energy & Infrastructure and Property.
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.
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.
Our partners give us access to some of the most exciting companies in the world that are developing cutting edge frontier technologies.
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’s five-person team has invested in over 65 companies across three investment vehicles. Scout has a lifetime blended IRR of 18.4% with all three funds returning capital to investors. With offices in NYC and Washington DC, Scout invests in capital efficient businesses founded by experienced entrepreneurs who are building transformative technologies.
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.
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.
Technology driven last mile on demand courier service within London and to the rest of the UK.
Based in London, England.
4G mobile mesh solutions for robotics, drones & mission critical applications.
Mobilicom is currently listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: MOB).
Based in Azur, Israel.
If you’d like further information about our company or if you are seeking investment for your business please contact us.
Melbourne Office (Head Office):
Level 7, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Level 46 OCBC Centre
65 Chulia Street
New York Office (Scout Ventures):
65 N More Street #2
New York, NY 10013