Impact Ventures


Dedicated and experienced advisory services

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Founder | Director

Chris Simcock

Chris is the founder of Impact Ventures Limited. Having previously worked in the Investment Banking team at First NZ Capital, Chris has significant experience across a range of M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory roles, completing transactions for some of New Zealand’s leading companies, across a broad range of sectors.

Chris has also acted as an adviser for the philanthropic investment fund, NEXT Foundation, and was recently inducted as a fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship Programme.

Through Impact Ventures, Chris is a founding member and partner in the Impact Enterprise Fund, New Zealand’s first impact investing fund. He also acts as an adviser to a range of companies in strategic and corporate finance advisory roles.

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Select Transaction Experience

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Synlait's acquisitions of Talbot Forest Cheese and the NZ Dairy Company, Riverside PE’s sale of Simcro, Bapcor’s acquisition of Hellaby, MTA’s sale of VTNZ, Fletcher Building’s sale of Rocla Quarry Products

  • Initial Public Offerings: NZ King Salmon, Scales Corporation, Oceania Healthcare, Z Energy

  • Capital Raisings: SKYCITY Entitlement Offer, Kiwi Property Entitlement Offer, Precinct Properties Entitlement Offer, Refining NZ Placement and SPP

  • Corporate Advisory: A range of advisory roles for clients including: Synlait, Scales Corporation, Fletcher Building, Auckland Airport, SKYCITY, Mighty River Power, and Tainui Group Holdings.