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Hunter Bay Capital Partners is the trusted advisory firm helping businesses achieve growth and realise maximum value for their shareholders.

Our Team

John Shim

John is a founding principal of Hunter Bay Capital Partners.

John was previously a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) with 24 years experience auditing and advising clients from start ups to family businesses to multinationals and public companies. John has built a substantial network of contacts amongst business owners, key management executives, investors from angels to private equity, business associations and government agencies.

John also led the Korean and China desk advising both inbound into Australia and outbound into Korea and China. He has an indepth knowledge of these markets and a substantial network to help Australian companies expand into these markets.

Since leaving PwC, John with Steve McCarthy has successfully launched a new business called Road Runner Mobile Tyres, a full tyre service business but mobile. This business is now changing how Australians are getting new tyres fitted onto their cars and solving puncture problems.

Check it out on www.roadrunnermobiletyres.com.au

Steve McCarthy

Steve is a founding principal of Hunter Bay Capital Partners.

Steve was formerly the CEO of Adshel Street Furniture Pty Ltd (Adshel), Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest street furniture business. During his tenure, Steve grew the business from $25m to over $130m in revenue, with profit growing from $2m to $24m during that time.

Steve has indepth understanding and proven track record in growing a business to substantial scale. He has built extensive network of contacts in state government and local council bodies, private landlords, shopping centres and advertising and media agencies.

Prior to Adshel, Steve spent 15 years in the Shopping Centre Industry in senior positions with Knight Frank, Westfield and Lend Lease Retail.

Since leaving Adshel, Steve with John Shim has built Australia’s largest mobile tyre service, Road Runner Mobile Tyres. It currently operates in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offering tyre supply, fitting and balancing, and wheel alignment service from fully fitted out mobile tyre shops. In its first 12 months of operation it serviced over 6,000 customers.

Check it out on www.roadrunnermobiletyres.com.au

James McGuigan

James is a founding principal of Hunter Bay Capital Partners.

James has over 7 years experience in corporate advisory, acquisitions and mergers working with professional service firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive knowledge and experience in identifying opportunities, analysing deals, conducting due diligence, valuations and negotiation strategies.

James has an indepth understanding and knowledge of the Australian Mining and Resources sector, completing many high value transactions over the last 7 years prior to founding Hunter Bay Capital Partners.

Throughout James’s career, he’s built a strong network of contacts of foreign investors from Korea and Japan, as well as local investors. James understanding of their appetite for investment opportunities will provide Hunter Bay Capital Partners clients with extensive reach and access to investors.

Melissa Boyd

Melissa is the client service manager of Hunter Bay Capital Partners.

Melissa is responsible for project management of each engagement and ensuring each of our client’s assignment is managed effectively.

Melissa has over 7 years experience in working in corporate advisory firm and over the last 4 years specialising in Mining and Resources sector.

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