Our Owners


Next Capital is a leading independent Australian based private equity firm, specialising in providing buy-out funding for small to medium growth businesses. The Company has a long track record of successful investments in New Zealand across multiple industry sectors, including prior investments in bus operator Go Bus, equipment hire business Hirepool and nutritional products business Vitaco. It has particular experience in the bus sector through its two bus investments in the past decade, Forest Coach Lines in Australia and Go Bus in New Zealand.

The Next Capital team has a strong operational focus, based on cultivating successful partnerships with investee company founders, management and employees over many years. Having completed over 100 deals in a variety of industries during their careers and with over A$600 million of funds currently under management, the Next Capital team have a strong track record of working with management to drive growth and generate positive returns for vendors, management and shareholders alike.