March 30, 2021

Five V is a Certified B Corporation™!

Five V is very proud to announce we are a Certified B Corporation™, and grateful for all the feedback the assessment process provided us. There is still much more we can do!

We are committed to fostering sustainable and healthy economic growth for our businesses and our network; in turn creating value for all stakeholders. This is what drives us to do #BetterBusiness every single day.

It’s not just about what we do; why and how we do it are just as important. Five V Capital is committed to the future by acting responsibly today.

We are joining our B-Corp certified portfolio company Education Perfect, and a global community of almost 4,000 businesses who are using business as a force for good!

Reach out if you'd like to hear more about our B-Corp experience, or click through to see our B Impact Report: https://bcorporation.net/directory/five-v-capital



March 5, 2021

Five V partners with Monson Agencies

We are thrilled to announce a majority investment in Monson Agencies Australia.  Monson was established by Dale Monson in 1981 and is now one of the leading Ship Agency Companies in Australia specialising in Bulk commodities. Employing over 95 staff across 18 company owned offices within reach of all Australian Ports, including offices located in Singapore and China with representation in India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan.  Monson Agencies Australia represent vessel owners, charters, commodity traders and shippers, including producers of metals and minerals.

The Monson team: (from left to right): Ken Mo, Travis Monson, Dale Monson, Rob Davis and Monique Constantino


With their Head Office located in Fremantle Western Australia, they handle over 5,000 port calls per year providing personalised service to customers through reliable and efficient processing of vessels from pre-arrival to departure. Their Management Team comprises over 70 years of shipping vessel operations and knowledge to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

We are excited to be supporting Dale and Travis Monson on the next phase of growth!

March 5, 2021

Five V partners with APP Corporation

We are excited to announce we are partnering with APP Corporation, Australia’s leading integrated infrastructure & property consultancy. APP has a 30 year track record of delivering on Australia’s biggest and most largest and most complex infrastructure projects and we are thrilled to partner with the business to deliver on its next phase of growth!

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January 14, 2021

Five V team in the Top 20 Under 40!

Congratulations to our very own  Tim Cooper and Angus Whitehead for being named in the Australian Financial Review's 2021 top 20 dealmakers under 40 list!

In an excerpt from the much anticipated annual list:

Tim Cooper, Five V Capital

Cooper is quietly emerging as a shrewd investor. Working with Adrian MacKenzie and Srdjan Dangubic's Five V Capital, Cooper is the firm's go-to guy on outsourcing business Probe, where Five V sold a stake to Quadrant this year and is looking like a winner thanks in part to some smart bolt-on acquisitions he arranged.

Five V's Angus Whitehead is another on the rise.

Onwards and upwards!

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November 18, 2020

Plenti first fintech consumer lender to hit $1 billion in loans originated

Five V is proud to announce that Plenti (ASX:PLT) is the first fintech consumer lender to originate over $1 billion in loans! Congratulations to Daniel Foggo and the team at Plenti

Technology-led lending and investment business Plenti Group Limited has bolted past the competition to nab an historic achievement for Australian fintech: the first fintech consumer lender to originate over $1 billion in loans.

Onwards and upwards!

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November 16, 2020

Five V portfolio company Universal Store celebrates successful ASX listing!

Congratulations to Alice Barbery and her team at Universal Store on their successful ASX listing this week. It has been a privilege to mark this milestone with Universal Store and our co-investors. We look forward to the next part of Universal’s journey as a listed company.

Universal Store raised $147.8 million at $3.80 a share, $38.4 million in primary issuance and a $109.4 million sell-down by existing shareholders, in the third largest IPO this year after Adore Beauty and Home Co daily Needs REIT.

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July 27, 2020

Probe Group and Stellar merge

Probe Group and Stellar today announced they have entered into an agreement to merge. The transaction will create a market leading customer experience and business process outsourcing services provider with unparalleled service capability.

The combined Group will be the largest and most diverse Australian owned customer experience outsourcing provider, employing 12,600 people and over 15,000 deployed workstations across 6 countries. The Group services blue-chip corporate, government, and fast growing technology clients across Australia, Asia, and North America.

Probe Group CEO Andrew Hume will continue to lead the combined Group alongside the highly regarded management teams of both businesses. Stellar’s long term shareholders will continue to be investors in the combined Group, alongside existing Probe investors including Five V Capital, Quadrant Private Equity and Probe Group Founder, Rodney Kagan.

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July 1, 2020

Zenith completes acquisition of Chant West

1 July 2020

Congratulations to our portfolio company Zenith Investment Partners on completing the acquisition of Chant West!

The combination creates a business with 70 staff across Sydney and Melbourne and extensive expertise in the managed funds, managed accounts, superannuation and pension sectors.

We look forward to supporting the team in delivering an expanded suite of services and tools to its clients!

David Wright, CEO of Zenith commented, “We’re very pleased to welcome the Chant West team and client capabilities into the Zenith business. This is a logical fit for our growth plans to better serve an expanded client base with unbiased research, consultancy and online tools, especially at a time when the broader super, pension and advice markets are undergoing considerable change and further evolving how they serve their clients and members.”

Click here to read the full story: http://bit.ly/zenith_cwl 

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January 30, 2020

RateSetter secures $150m funding boost – The Australian

RateSetter Australia has sealed a new $150m funding facility to ramp up its car loan operations, as the peer-to-peer lender seeks to accelerate its growth plans and explores joining the ASX this year.

The new warehouse funding was secured through National Australia Bank, an undisclosed international bank and domestic investor, giving RateSetter capacity to step up in secured auto loans. “I see an enormous growth opportunity in auto finance,” chief executive Daniel Foggo said. “It’s a profitable segment with some really good dynamics.”

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