Australia's First Traditional Search Fund australia entrepreneurship through acquisition investing search experience search funds

Alex Simmons is the founder of Voyager Equity, Australia's first traditional Search Fund launched in early 2019. Before launching that fund, Alex was a manager with Partners in Performance in Sydney and prior to that, an investment manager in the UK. He's had some interesting experience across...

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Debt Advisory for Australian Searchers australia banking investing leanding search funds small business

Paul O'Farrell is an experienced banking professional and chartered accountant with over 30 years of international banking and risk management experience with companies such as PwC, National Australia Bank and Bankwest. 

 

He has an in-depth understanding of the issues facing...

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Investing In Australian Search investing search funds

Tim Moore and Jake Maisey run Dorado Capital, one of the few Australian family offices actively investing in search funds. Dorado has invested in traditional and self-funded searches both in Australia and overseas. 

Tim has an MBA and is a chartered accountant who started his career in...

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Lending to Searchers - the US experience search experience search funds

In this episode of "The Next Step," I'm talking to Heather Endresen. She's the director of Search Funds Lending at Live Oak Bank in California, United States.

I found it really interesting chatting with Heather because she has actively sought out to build a division within the bank she...

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The pros and cons of the Self Funded Search entrepreneurship through acquisition search experience search funds

On this episode of "The Next Step", I speak to Michael Chew. He's the Managing Director of Flywheel Effect, a self-funded search vehicle based in Melbourne, and looking for deals across Australia.

I've known Michael for about six months, since he first thought about starting a search. It's been...

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Search in Spain : Lessons from a successful market podcast search funds

Enrique Chamorro is passionate about the search fund model. Before learning about search fund, Enrique was a full-time private equity lawyer. He heard about search through his friend and client and fell in love with the concept, thinking it was the best example of a win-win partnership and...

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Why Search Funds : An Investor's Perspective podcast search funds

Andrew Locke is a search fund investor and co-founder of Ambit Partners, based in South Africa.

Originally from the US, Andrew has worked globally in regions such as West Africa, the Middle East and India as a behavioral economist working with Harvard's econ group. Later in his career, he pivoted...

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The Searcher Experience : A report from the front line! podcast search experience search funds

Nick Bamford is the Managing Director of SRO Technology. SRO is actually one of my own companies (that I purchased as a self-funded searcher many years ago) so it's really exciting to be able to interview Nick and let him share some of the backstory on how he began as a searcher himself,...

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Search Funds 101 with an Industry Veteran podcast search funds

Jake Nicholson is considered one of the leading figures in regards to Search Funds in the current generation. He’s been in the field for more than a decade and has a reputation globally for being one of the real experts in the search fund, entrepreneurship through acquisition and all...

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