Emerald Partners is a privately owned merchant banking firm established in 2004. Emerald provides advice to both emerging and established companies in relation to mergers and acquisitions and capital raising in both the public and private markets.
Emerald has led and arranged numerous IPO’s, follow on offerings and major M&A transactions. An affiliate company Emerald Partners US Corp has extensive connections to US capital from a range of investment funds, venture capital firms, private equity firms and family offices.
In the listed public company arena, Emerald has has extensive experience listing its clients and its own investee companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Outside of Australia, Emerald has established relationships with investment funds throughout London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Beyond its advisory activities, the firm undertakes investments in select high growth companies in which it is able to play an active role in the company’s corporate development. The firm’s principal investment activities are wide ranging and include an extensive portfolio of mineral and hydrocarbon exploration assets, biotechnology companies, professional services businesses, food and beverage companies and emerging media companies. The firm’s investment activities bring an investor’s perspective, patience and commitment to its advisory assignments.
As Emerald is independently owned, it is entirely free of conflicts and lack of confidentiality that is endemic in larger full service investment banks and brokerage firms. Emerald offers its clients objective advice and direct access to its senior executives at all times.