We invest in the best companies with the goal that all stakeholders will share in success. We structure investments to so that management and existing shareholders are aligned and incentivised to succeed


INVESTMENT THESIS

We invest in great people and teams to lead businesses.  We are ready to assist senior executives and boards when required, and are culturally sensitive and unobtrusive.

We have working relationships with most major investment banks, brokers, commercial banks and financial buyers.  We can assist you to develop strategies to target and achieve business milestones required in order to open strategic opportunities. The growth and success of our investee companies drives our investment returns.


INVESTMENT CRITERIA

characteristics we look for in potential investments?

High growth Australian companies predominately within information technology and life sciences sectors

High quality and predictable revenue profiles

Cash flow positive or breakeven within the next 12-24 months

Defensible IP positions and/or sustainable competitive advantage

Strong senior leadership teams and boards

A clear strategy for exit

our key investment parameters?

Privately-owned companies (or public unlisted businesses)

Demonstrable key commercialization milestones

Total asset value less than $250 million

A clear strategy to exit within two to four years

How do we add value?

Leveraging our networks in capital markets we can assist you to develop strategies to target and achieve business milestones required in order to open strategic opportunities

Assist with management and board evolution and change

Capital structure optimisation, including accessing debt

Leverage our network to assist with investor relations and recruitment 


INVESTMENT PROCESS

Platform Venture Capital follows a rigorous and detailed due diligence process prior to making investments

Every significant step requires approval from our independent investment committee and this ensures strong fund governance and compliance

Post investment we work with our investee companies to add-value and prepare them for exit