We provide institutional investors with efficient and direct access
to private equity and private debt deals.
We provide both debt and equity funding solutions alongside specialty consulting services.
By providing a complete solution we can reduce costs and complexity, whilst enhancing speed and outcomes.
discrete services supporting acquisitions, divestments, capital raisings, operational transformations, turnarounds & debt restructures.
Boab is an Australian based investor & advisory partner
funded by pension funds & high net worth investors.
Boab is operated by a seasoned team with deep experience across growth, transformational & turnaround investing.
Boab Capital Group takes its name from the boab tree, whose resilience enables it to survive in the rugged country of North Western Australia through extreme seasons to live to ages greater than 1500 years.
We customise our approach to meet the unique requirements of each deal using combinations of …
INTEGRATED FUNDING, STRATEGY & SERVICES
We provide a unique set of solutions to bring institutional capital efficiently into high value private opportunities, combining direct private equity and private debt with specialty transaction advisory, restructuring & business transformation services.
We believe there is a better model than ‘private equity 2&20’.
We build tailored portfolios of direct co-investment deals for our institutional partners to invest in both the debt and equity layers of a transaction. Our ‘whole-of-capital’ approach enables us to:
We structure and fund transactions to capture value from unique situations.
Our extensive private equity track record has centred around funding growth opportunities, MBOs and capital restructures. Aside from the capital, our management partners benefit from our:
Buying and selling businesses is at our core.
But we do it from the perspective of owners, not agents. For us, it isn’t just a transaction.
Helping businesses achieve their potential is why we come to work.
Creating value through relentless change is our default setting. We have a team with deep experience across:
— BOAB CAPITAL GROUP —
Investment experience of the Boab Team
Our team’s experience covers a diverse range of industries, situations and capital structures. This is just a taste.
Generated a 5 fold increase in the enterprise value through earnings growth, taking revenue from $52m to $137m and EBITDA from $3m to $17m.
Exited via IPO.
MBO, acquisition funding & growth funding of a specialist port and shipping infrastructure services businesses.
Structured as a Boab led and managed direct investment by an off-shore pension fund.
Manufacturer & distributor of precast concrete, plastic & specialty metal products for the telco, electrical & infrastructure markets.
Boab, as both equity & debt provider, as well as restructuring consultants, oversaw a 4-fold increase in the business value through successful growth & profitability initiatives.
The business was sold to the world’s 3rd largest construction materials group.
Generated a 3 fold increase in the enterprise value through earnings growth, taking revenue from $36m to $62m and EBITDA from $4m to $9m.
Exited via IPO with another portfolio company.
Manufacturer & distributor of portable toilets and associated sanitation products.
Boab, as financiers & restructuring consultants, oversaw a fundamental transformation of the business introducing new production capabilities and the launch of a new product range.
The activities undertaken reduced the cost of manufacture by 35% and positioned the business to withstand the downturn in the mining sector in Australia.
Profitable business laden with an unsustainable debt burden.
The challenge – 3 unsyndicated banks, 13 unsecured creditors and 1 government agency.
Boab negotiated a complete restructure of creditors and provided equity & debt funding to recapitalise the business with the support of the management team.
Successful return achieved via a break-apart sale of the divisions.
MBO of a leading provider of integrated receivables management services in Australia.
Undertook a restructure to simplify the operations and established a division to acquire portfolios of delinquent debt. These growth initiatives saw EBITDA increase 5 fold prior to exit via a trade sale to an ASX listed financial services group.
Provided growth capital to a leading technical sports brand to fund its international expansion.
The business achieved compelling growth and the investment was exited to a strategic trade investor, generating strong returns.
MBO of Australia’s leading container leasing business.
The business achieved compelling growth and was sold to a US listed financial investor before subsequently listing on the ASX, generating strong returns.
Structured and funded the acquisition of a group of non-core divisions from a large health care corporation.
Exited as a break apart sale of the divisions.
MBO & growth funding of a vertically integrated farming, processing and marketing agribusiness.
Boab structured and arranged the direct investment with a leading sovereign wealth fund.
Boab funded the buyout of a high growth business that provides after-hours at-home primary care. The business provides an invaluable service to the health system to take pressure off hospital emergency departments.
The business is enjoying high growth as it’s services are rolled out across Australia.
Structured as a Boab led investment by our network of high net worth investors.
Our experience and our performance
The cumulative experience and track record of the senior team
FOR PRIMARY INVESTMENTS
We focus on established businesses that meet the following criteria.
Businesses that can be valued within this range excluding any debt the business may owe.
Deals where we
have an angle
That is, where we bring something more than just money to the table, such as speed, industry insight, operational expertise, restructuring expertise, a transaction structuring advantage, a strategic partner, or a bolt-on acquisition.
We’ve had success across a diverse range of sectors and look to judge each opportunity on its merits. Australia or New Zealand focused.
What we don’t do
Start-ups/early stage ventures, greenfield infrastructure and property development.
We are open to hearing about investment opportunities
Tel.: +61 2 9239 8100
2-14 Kings cross road
Potts Point NSW 2011