Our People } TBK Capital

John Paine is a founder and director of TBK Capital. He is highly experienced in both debt and equity funding.  He has spent nearly 40 years in the financial securities industry – 16 of those with Fay Richwhite & Company.  He has a wealth of investment banking experience; including arranging loan finance, project analysis, structuring offers for the most effective proportions of debt and equity, and the marketing of those offers to qualified private investors.  John holds a B.Sc. and Dip BIA from Auckland University.

Alex Smith is a founder and director of TBK Capital. His background includes 6 years in financial services where he specialised in capital raising and 4 years in consulting & professional services. He has also been involved in numerous market viability studies and new enterprise and product launches including finance companies, import and distribution ventures, and health and nutrition businesses. Alex holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside and a BBS from Auckland University of Technology.

Murray Yeates is a founder of TBK Capital. He has been an owner of numerous businesses himself and over the last 10 years worked with hundreds of New Zealand privately owned companies offering advice, services and consultation on business valuation, divestment and acquisition. Murray holds an array of business and management qualifications including a Post Graduate Diploma from Waikato University and an Advanced Professional Certificate on Business Valuation from the University of Western Sydney.

Sandy Hay is a Chartered Accountant and an Associate of TBK Capital. He arranges both debt & equity funding - specialising in the Bay of Plenty & Waikato regions. Sandy has been a successful business owner and operator for nearly 35 years. He has experience in Supermarkets, Service Stations, Multi-Franchised Motor Vehicle Dealerships, Importation, Distribution & Horticulture.