CMB provides the full suite of financial and strategic advisory services to its clients whether they are a multi-billion dollar global corporate looking to enter the Australian market or a local start-up looking to raise early stage/venture capital. We provide our clients with advice in relation to:
2014 Acquisition of Odecee
2014 Private capital raise and advice
2014 Acquisition strategy advice
2014 Strategic review and advice
2013 Divestment of the Domains & Hosting division
2013 Acquisition of e3 Learning
2013 Acquisition of Terralink International
2013 Private capital raise
2013 Advice on Indonesian partnership negotiations
2012 Buy-side on a major acquisition (did not complete)
2012 Series A capital raise (Telstra and Village Roadshow)
2012 Strategic review and advice
2012 Private capital raise
2012 Strategic review
2012 Strategic review
2011 Co-advisor on takeover defence (acquired by CoreLogic Inc)
2011 Divestment of its Dedicated Hosting division
2011 Divestment of Megaw & Hogg National Valuers
2010 Re-financing of a convertible note
2010 Buy-side on the acquisition of the Valex Group and VMS division of Sandstone Technology
2016Advised on trade purchase of BEIMS
2016 Advisor on sale to Placester Inc
MediRecords is new generation clinical and practice management cloud software developed as a health service application, with a complete offering for both medicos and patients. Currently in development, MediRecords is a complete Suite, built from the ground up and fully featured. Designed to work the way you think and practice, we have created a modern cloud system that combines style with substance that makes caring for your patients and managing your practice more enjoyable.
The world has gone mobile. According to Gartner, 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold in 2013. VMob provides its clients with a market leading mobile-centric campaign management platform to deliver customers amazing promotions and loyalty programmes in real time. McDonald’s, ExxonMobil, Yellow Pages NZ and Fly Buys NZ are all users of VMob’s system. CMB has conducted multiple capital raisings for VMob since its initial investment in February 2012 and assisted the company through a reverse listing on the NZAX.
One of the most forward thinking startups in the advertising industry, Site Tour provides a platform for vendors and media agencies to buy and sell Australian out of home (OOH) advertising. Over 100,000 OOH panels are currently listed on Site Tour which counts all major advertising agencies in Australia as clients. CMB first invested in Site Tour in June 2012 and is an ongoing financial advisor to the company as it continues to grow and expand in Australia and a number of overseas markets.
Live DJ sets available to experience anywhere in the world with an internet connection. Based in Los Angeles, ClubcastLIVE is the leader in Event-to-Event live streaming. Clubcast was built specifically for large scale live events, allowing brands, agencies, and venue chains to share programming between audiences at live events. Clubcast enables you to unlock new revenue opportunities, foster social interactivity, and create compelling experiences for your customers. In March 2014, CMB led Mixify’s US$1.8 million Series A capital raising and is now using its entertainment industry relationships to provide business and revenue opportunities in Australia and throughout Asia.
In 2014, 60 percent of the internet is video. Genero is one of the leading online video content crowdsourcing platforms, connecting filmmakers to brands. When the likes of Yoplait, Miller Beer, eHarmony, and all of the major record labels have needed video content, they have turned to Genero’s growing community of 275,000 plus creative filmmakers and videographers. CMB realised the potential of Genero early, becoming a seed investor in February 2012 and continues to assist the company on its capital raising and business development efforts.
Roller is a simple and intuitive ecommerce booking provider for nightclubs, restaurants, bars and other hospitality businesses. With a presence in Australia, USA and Canada, and organic growth in countries such as Indonesia, Singapore and New Zealand, Roller’s network has already grown to more than 500 venues. CMB formed the investment consortium for Roller in September 2011 and has since invested in multiple rounds to help fund and support the company’s ongoing growth.
The Yellow Pages for today, ServiceSeeking.com.au is fast becoming the go-to site for Aussies looking to hire local businesses to help them when they have a problem. It’s simple to get the hardest tasks done – from booking a removalist to hiring a local plumber. Over 4.2 million quotes have been delivered and 1.2 million jobs listed on ServiceSeeking.com.au worth more than $1.3 billion. CMB saw the potential in ServiceSeeking.com.au in its formative years back in 2007 prior to its investment in November 2010.
Sold to TripAdvisor in 2015. Featured in some of the most prominent media, including The Wall Street Journal, Dimmi provides a real time solution to restaurant reservation services in the Australian market. CMB has completed multiple capital raisings for Dimmi and was responsible for helping grow its affiliate and white label partner network as well as managing major partnerships and attracting key partners. Dimmi’s investors include Telstra’s Applications and Ventures Group and Village Roadshow, a transaction CMB managed in February 2012.
Online shopping would be flawless if it wasn’t for the delivery part – missed deliveries, items left in the weather, products that never show up. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistic, three out of every four internet users in Australia shop online. That’s a lot of parcels with the opportunity to go missing each year. ParcelPoint fixes all this by providing the largest network of more than 1,200 extended-hour parcel pick up points across Australia. CMB has invested in ParcelPoint over multiple funding rounds since its initial investment in April 2012.
365 docobites takes the world of social content and turns it on its head with daily mini documentaries (or docobites) produced around the world by its dedicated team of filmmakers. Backed by the Sydney Film School, CMB became involved with 365 docobites in November 2013 to give its young filmmaker founders the funding to pursue their unique content plan and grow an engaged audience. During the year the team will be travelling across five continents to create the most engaging short documentaries as it grows its online community.
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