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Dear Readers,  

Welcome to the May 2020 edition of the Funding Strategies newsletter. 

As we see the easing of restrictions related to COVID-19 we are encouraged that businesses are taking action to secure their futures by putting in place funding / business strategies.  We have generally seen an increase in debt related transactions (re-financing and growth) as well as an increase in enquiries relating to capital raising and investor marketing for growth opportunities.

From an investor side of things there continues to be strong interest from strategic investors (both on / off shore).  We note the Government has just launched a new package of foreign investment reforms which is yet to be legislated.  We are yet to see what the effect of these will be for investors and issuers albeit the Government is committed to delivering a timely and efficient foreign investment regime.

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Funding Strategies 

Funding Strategies is a capital markets firm providing venture equity capital and finance services to small business and companies seeking capital for growth and expansion in the unlisted and pre-IPO capital markets. 

We specialise in creating and implementing successful funding and capital raising strategies for issuers, and provide investment opportunities in the high growth alternative asset space for investors.

We serve predominately private and public companies, and sophisticated investors, with a broad range of services. 

  • Funding Strategies and Investor Ready Services
  • Equity and Debt Capital Raisings
  • Small Scale Offerings and Venture Capital
  • Grant Funding
  • Migration linked investment
  • Mergers,Acquisitions and Divestments
  • Strategic Trade Sales 
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Providing Opportunities for Investors
  • Director and business advisory services
  • Investment management
  • Fund management services


Funding Strategies is open for business and ready to help!

Queenslanders have done an amazing job 'flattening the curve' and we are delighted to announce that we have commenced transitioning back into our offices. We prefer to continue holding our meetings virtually, in order to minimise travel and to maximise physical distance to support the community's efforts of containing the spread of the "Coronovirus". For your information, the Queensland's Roadmap to easing restrictions is shown below.  

We invite you to reach out to confidentially explore your business issues and funding options. We have a capable, globally connected team with a strong track record. 

We look forward to hearing from you!


 IMANI update

IMANI signs new MOU 
with Tier 1 Domestic Builder

"IMANI, trading under the brand IMANI Framing, has signed an extensive supply partnership with a leading domestic Australian Builder valued at $4.5M
  • IMANI Framing has secured a deep partnership with a Tier one volume Builder
  • The contract is estimated at an annual revenue amount at $4,500,000
  • The Builder selected IMANI Framing due to the compelling technology benefit of end-to-end supply chain management by IMANI Framing
  • Additional value was created through the use of direct International Mill sourcing and quality control
  • The inclusion of non-traditional services render by IMANI Framing to this Builder will result in a compelling proposition for the Builders target audience
  • The addition of this new client to the IMANI Partners group evidences the desire for choice and acceptance of the IMANI Framing proposition
  • By combining world class technology, digital marketing, and global sourcing – IMANI Framing is unlocking real value for Builders and Developers
  • IMANI has had strong interest in this new proposition, and is seeking new clients actively throughout AUS + NZ"

IMANI Podcast:

"Being agile with technology, we can use it to unlock value for our customers”

Eden Exchanges spoke to Bevan Ross, who is the Managing Director of IMANI Partners Pty Ltd, a partnership of IMANI Framing, IMANI Cloud, IMANI MarketPlace and IMANI Marketing, based in Brisbane, Queensland, and working with Funding Strategies. 

Listen as Bevan delves into his background, what the Company does, the different entities within IMANI Partners Pty Ltd and what exciting opportunities IMANI Partners Pty Ltd are presently developing.


 Instant Consult update

Instant Consult is now 

fully covered by Medicare

"Great news! Instant Consult can now provide bulk billed consultations, meaning we can now connect you with Medicare funded online GP’s with the same convenient features our app offers. This is the result of a prudent move by the Government to include Medicare covered online consults as part of its response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that you are no doubt well-aware of."

Instant Consult partners with Chemist Warehouse

In further news, Instant Consult and Chemist Warehouse have partnered to fulfil prescription needs. This partnership enables patients to speak to an experienced, Australian registered doctor to obtain a medical opinion and a prescription within 15 minutes if they wish to avoid the waiting room, can't get an appointment with their usual GP or if they live remotely. 


 BlueMount Capital updates:

Introducing Project Fructus, 

Project Atramento and ACBC events


 Introducing Project Fructus

Project Fructus is a Secured Property Income Fund that offers a 12.75% per annum preference unit coupon paid monthly. The Fund provides an opportunity for investors to participate in the property development cycle while enjoying a secured position via the real property as well as the development entity and its controllers. 

The objective of Project Fructus is to focus on the equity and debt needs of property developers and investors to take advantage of feasible property development and investment opportunities in Victoria and New South Wales,Australia. The Secured Property Income Fund provides investors with an opportunity to securely lend to strategic development and investment assets primarily located within close proximity to high demand real estate markets in Melbourne and Sydney.

The Fund's investment management has a strong history of managing debt and equity funds on behalf of Major Global Banks,Investment Companies, Hedge Funds and Individuals.

  Introducing Project Atramento

Project Atramento is an Australian company operating in the printing and printer consumables industries through a vertically integrated model. Project Atramento’s subsidiary companies operate in the wholesale and retail printing consumable and services and software industries. 

The Company is planning to refinance its existing debt facilities in place from an acquisition in 2018, to acquire Australian and New Zealand Master Franchisees and provide the Company with working capital to expand the current business operations. Project Atramento expects that these milestones will greatly increase the Company’s profitability.


 Australia China Business Council

We hope you will join us at ACBC's 

upcoming virtual events in Brisbane!

  • 16 June: "Technology & Revolutionising Education Delivery: Learn From Tencent and UQ"


Funding Strategies Pty Ltd

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Authorised Representative for AFSL 230680

Level 5, 15 Astor Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000, Australia

Telephone +61 7 3160 2840



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