Richard Whiteoak. founder & managing director Whiteoak Capital Partners
Australia has a tier of mid-sized businesses which are the hidden champions of our economy, yet too often they struggle to raise capital and grow revenue. As Richard Whiteoak explains during his two-part Thought Leaders interview with Vanessa Stoykov, Australia’s professional advisers such as lawyers, accountants and financial planners play a key role in assisting these businesses to grow and unleash innovation.
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Richard Whiteoak is the Founder and Managing Director of Whiteoak Capital Partners, a Sydney-based private investment firm with a distinctive approach to investing in Australian private companies. He is passionate about investing long-term capital in high-quality growing companies, and helping those companies reach their potential. Richard has extensive top-tier professional experience, most recently spending five years as a senior member of the investment team at Allan Gray, a leading Australian equities manager with over $4bn under management. Richard commenced his career as a Medical Doctor and went on to work as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company before leading the private buyout and development of an Australian healthcare manufacturing business.
Is your business one of the economy’s hidden champions?
Australia has a tier of mid-sized businesses which are the hidden champions of our economy, yet too often they struggle to raise capital and grow revenue. In the first of two conversations with Vanessa Stoykov, Richard Whiteoak, founder and managing director of Whiteoak Capital Partners, discusses what role these medium-sized businesses play in Australia’s economy and how his firm is working with them to assist these groups in accessing capital, unleashing innovation and harnessing growth opportunities.01.
What role do professional advisers play in boosting mid-sized businesses?
Professional advisers are the gatekeepers to Australia’s mid-sized business network which means they have a valuable role to play in assisting these businesses to grow and access capital. In the second instalment of Vanessa Stoykov’s interview with Richard Whiteoak, founder and managing director of Whiteoak Capital Partners, they discuss the role of advisers, accountants and lawyers in helping these businesses to release equity and why the alignment of management and investment of patient capital are key.02.
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