Finance Monthly - Deal Maker Awards 2023

101 Finance Monthly Deal Maker Awards 2023 New Zealand About Kenneth Kenneth has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance and international business, completing multiple merger, acquisition, and divestment assignments. He has a proven track record of facilitating investment and full/partial exits, having successfully originated deals and raised capital for numerous clients and special projects. He started his career as a corporate finance advisor at Deloitte in Auckland, and subsequently joined the investment banking team at Macquarie Bank, before embarking on more entrepreneurial pursuits. He currently serves on the Boards of numerous private businesses including the award-winning face mask manufacturer MEO, vocational training provider Skills Update, and national mobile technology retail chain OmniTech. From 20102019, he was director of Edenz, a large private export education provider, until the sale to Australian interests. He advises senior business people and high net worth investors, utilising his multi-lingual and business development skills to facilitate business across cultures. He was Chairman of the ASEAN New Zealand Business Council from 2017-2021 and currently a member of Hon Damien O’Connor’s Trade for All Ministerial Advisory Group. He was inducted by KEA as a World Class New Zealander in 2015. He has a long history of involvement with the not-for-profit sector; since 2016 he has been a trustee of the Auckland Foundation. Tiaki Capital Limited We work with our global network of investors and business owners to invest in and grow aspirational businesses. We also advise on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, business growth, succession planning, private financing, capital restructuring, debt advisory and management buyouts. 0 integrity and are dedicated to providing quality professional services. Our directors have started, invested in and continue to own businesses. Unlike most business advisors, we know both the joys and challenges of business ownership. In partnership with investors and business owners, we invest in businesses across a range of industries throughout New Zealand. Tiaki Capital supports the needs of business owners at all stages of their journey. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and networks to identify areas of opportunity, that can raise your business to the next level, working collectively on long-term growth or exit strategies. Ultimately, our focus is on maximising the value of your business. Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year

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