International corporate finance expert focused on equity markets, corporate structuring, corporate/operational strategy and finance solutions for small high growth businesses. Completed in excess of 15 stock exchange listings in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York, 9 figures capital raised, 20+ million for 45 start up's and has been involved in multiple eComm plays and tech start ups (lots of failures). Sector and geographically agnostic, solution orientated, constantly curious with a love for small innovative companies, husband and father of two teenagers and life long surfer.
In early 2003 I founded a Property Group that focused on the acquisition, financing and sale of real estate assets. After building and divesting over 100 properties he merged the company with a retail insurance group licensed by Australia's largest retail financial services company at that time. In 2007 James started 'Stepping Stone Equity' to focus on capital raising and structuring in the corporate sector for start up's raising $20+ million for 45 companies. I grew 'Stepping Stone Equity' into an internationally focused company with a network of globally authorised representatives and a combined market capitalization of companies listed on international stock exchange's in excess of $2 billion.
To date, I have completed in excess of 15 stock exchange listings in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York, I have been involved in multiple tech start up's, reverse take overs, demergers, multiple M&A transactions, Fund's management and property syndication set ups, alternative funding structures, specialist corporate finance structuring for high growth company's looking to go global.