Private Investment Bank

Welcome to Antipodes

Antipodes is a specialist corporate finance advisor to large New Zealand and multi-national companies.  It was established in 1998, and has built a strong track record of delivering outstanding outcomes for its clients.


It provides financial and strategic advice principally in relation to significant developments in a company's growth strategies and capital structure. This regularly involves the business in such matters as mergers, takeovers, divestments, capital raising and debt arrangement. PRIVATE DEBT AND EQUITY FINANCIAL STRUCTURING
Antipodes is typically involved in the evaluation, as well as structuring, negotiation, and execution of these projects.  Antipodes also provides general corporate finance advice.

Antipodes can provide assistance in relation to Covid-19 challenges to assess and access the appropriate capital structure to get through (debt and equity).

In addition to its core investment banking activities, Antipodes is involved in the following:

  • Private Equity: Antipodes and its Directors invest as principals in emerging New Zealand-based companies. 

  • Business Sales:  Endeavour Business Sales is a subsidiary of Antipodes that undertakes sell-side mandates for owners in the SME market.  


Track Record

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Transaction Related Advice

  • Capital Raising and Financing:

        -   ​Debt arrangement / restructuring
        -   Balance sheet structuring

        -   Capital raising - public and private 

        -   Structuring and negotiation

  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestments:

        -   Deal Origination

        -   Acquisition / investment / merger feasibility

        -   Sale scoping / feasibility

        -   Valuation

        -   Acquisition / divestment management

        -   Public company takeovers

Strategic Advice

  • Competitive positioning

  • Organisational strategy

  • Structure and governance

  • Corporate finance issues

  • Private company exit strategies


The Team

David Hay
Kerry Brew

DDI: +64 9 307 7025

Mbl: +64 21 531 278

DDI: +64 9 307 7026

Mbl: +64 21 848 735


DDI: +64 9 307 7021

Mbl: +64 21 716 354

Elliot Smith
Cleon Kinghorn

DDI: +64 9 307 1298

Mbl: +64 22 131 9400

DDI: +64 9 307 7020

Mbl: +64 274 160 860

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