Apostle Funds Management

About Us

Overview

Apostle Funds Management sources global investment partners to create innovative product solutions to the Australian and New Zealand institutional market. Through our best-of-breed boutique managers we provide tailored investments across defensive asset and niche products such as venture capital, private equity, energy, credit, and real estate. 

Apostle Funds Management is an Australian Incorporated Company and holds an Australian Financial Services licence.

Philosophy

At Apostle Funds Management our philosophy is to identify best product opportunities for the Australian and New Zealand markets through affiliation with best-of-breed international and Australian fund managers.  Our solution-driven approach tailors product offerings to meet our clients’ specific needs.

We specialise in boutique and niche products and services including:

  • Credit
  • Energy
  • Global Equities
  • Multi Asset class strategies
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Retirement products and solutions

Apostle Funds Management differentiates itself by representing only managers we believe offer superior investment management capabilities and products. We work proactively with our clients providing appropriate investment-driven solutions.

Expertise

Apostle Funds Management provides investment related services to Australian and New Zealand investors.  We offer the expertise of our affiliates to create tailored portfolio solutions for local institutional investors.

As at 31st October 2020, Apostle Funds Management had over AUD 3.28 billion of investor funds under management.  

We entered the Australian market in 2000 providing integrated portfolio solutions for institutional clients.

Apostle Funds Management has affiliations with best-of-breed international managers including:

  • Artesian Venture Partners
  • Dundas Global Investors
  • M.H. Carnegie & Co
  • Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Apostle Funds Management is an Australian Incorporated Company and holds an Australian Financial Services licence.

People


Karyn West Karyn West Managing Director

Karyn established Apostle in 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in the finance sector. She opened the office of Natixis Asset Management Australia in 2000 and introduced a number of their managers to the Institutional market. Previously she was at Rothschild Asset Management and ANZ Treasury.




Mitch Gunman Mitch Gunman Associate Director, Apostle Funds Management

Mitch joined Apostle Funds Management in 2017 and is a Sales Associate working closely with our Institutional clients and consultants. In 2019 Mitch did a secondment with Kayne Anderson to work closely with the teams to obtain further knowledge and insight. Prior to joining Apostle, Mitch worked for a venture capital firm in New Zealand and a Private Equity group in New York. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Finance and Accounting from Auckland University of Technology. Mitch is currently completing his Australian Institute of Company Directors course.




Claude Pasquali Claude Pasquali Principal, Forsyth GM Chartered Accountants

Claude has extensive financial, taxation and operational experience gained over 35 years as a Chartered Accountant and Finance Executive in public practice and in industry. Claude is an Associate member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand, a Fellow member of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Taxation Office.

Claude is a Principal of Forsyth GM Chartered Accountants.




Drew Vaughan Drew Vaughan Principal of Dymond, Foulds & Vaughan

Drew consults to institutional superannuation funds and funds management organisations on all issues associated with the investment, risk, compliance and administration of investment portfolios. He's also  a Principal of Dymond, Foulds & Vaughan.

Drew has 25 years experience in the investment and financial services industry.