Since 1994, Direct Capital has raised $1.2 billion for investment into private companies. Our latest fund, Direct Capital V, completed its fundraising in late 2016 and raised $375 million.

Vintage Fund Size
2016 Direct Capital V $375m
2010 Direct Capital IV $325m
2005 Direct Capital III $130m
1998 Direct Capital II $35m
1994 Direct Capital I $68m
2000 Affiliate Programmes $241m

Direct Capital invests in the New Zealand and Australian mid-market private company sector in expansion, succession and pre-IPO situations. We typically invest between $20m - $70m of equity into companies and are comfortable with both minority and majority shareholdings.

Our New Zealand investor base includes sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, community trusts, iwi groups, religious trusts and other institutional investors.

Direct Capital is a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI).