Mike has a key focus on the Information and Communication Technology sector and is also involved in the private equity and venture capital markets. Prior to joining NZTE Mike was an Investment Director at Direct Capital, and was the primary lead of “TMT Ventures” New Zealand's largest venture capital fund with $125m under management.
His role included; board seats, influencing strategy, project work and leading mergers and acquisitions transactions in portfolio companies. In an earlier role at Direct Capital Mike was responsible for investment analysis, research, and preparation of investment proposals. Mike also has an extensive banking background with leading institutions, Barclays Capital and Ahli United Bank in the United Kingdom, and ANZ Bank.
Mike has a Bachelor Business Studies from Massey University.
Areas of speciality:
• Information and Communication Technology
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Capital sourcing
• Private equity
• Venture capital
• High-growth companies
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