CHAMP Private Equity
- Barry Zuckerman, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
- Richard Hanney, Investor Relations
T: 612 8248 8888
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Who we are
CHAMP is one of Australasia’s largest private equity managers, currently investing the CHAMP III A$1.5 billion buyout fund. CHAMP is the only Australian-based private equity advisor with an on-the-ground presence in Asia, having opened a Singapore office in 2008 to assist its portfolio companies expand into Asia. The CHAMP III Funds are focused on investing in Australian, New Zealand and Southeast Asian businesses.
CHAMP and its predecessor funds have completed over 80 investments with a combined transaction value of over A$10 billion across a broad range of sectors, including food and beverages, mining and energy services, media, transport, industrial services, education, retail, agribusiness, health and financial services. Current CHAMP investments include Accolade Wines, Alleasing, Miclyn Express Offshore, Shelf Drilling and oOh!media. Former investments include companies such as Austar Communications, United Malt Holdings, Study Group International, Manassen Foods and Bradken.
With almost 30 years of investment experience, CHAMP has developed a distinctive approach to investment identification and operational improvement initiatives focused on earnings growth.
The CHAMP group is headquartered in Sydney with offices in Brisbane and Singapore and an affiliated office in New York, this provides an unrivalled reach amongst Australian based peers. CHAMP has the ability to identify and execute Australian, Asian and broader cross border investments, and assist investee companies pursue international growth opportunities.
For further information on CHAMP Private Equity, visit www.champequity.com.
Author: Yasser El-Ansary, Chief Executive Officer, AVCAL
Author: Kosta Sinelnikov, Senior Research Analyst, AVCAL