About Us

Waterman Capital is a private company investor established in 2004 to provide capital and complementary skills to mid-market businesses based in New Zealand.  

 

Waterman has a long track record of investing in, and adding value to businesses in the mid-market space. These companies form the heart of the New Zealand economy and offer significant growth potential.

 

Our investors include family offices, eligible individuals, community trusts, iwi and institutional investors.

 

We welcome discussions with business owners and managers who are looking for capital to:

  • fund expansion;
  • make acquisitions;
  • positively restructure a business; 
  • facilitate a change in ownership;
  • address succession issues.
 
"Business is about partnerships. Waterman seeks to establish strong relationships with all stakeholders for mutual benefit" Chris Marshall - Executive Director

About Us
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Our Philosophy

Waterman seeks out businesses with a point of difference and then follows its money in through active investment management.

  Our Philosophy

Our History

Waterman was established in 2004. It has raised and invested two private equity funds and is currently investing its third fund, Waterman Fund 3 LP. 

  Our History

Our Team

Waterman was founded by Executive Directors Matt Riley and Chris Marshall in 2004. Lance Jenkins joined as an Executive Director in 2012.

  Our Team