About Us

KBK Equities was founded in 2010 as an independent boutique investment bank to leverage on its founders 45 years of industry experience to promote Australian small to mid-cap companies. We aim to create value for our clients by advising, connecting and promoting their unique businesses. Our clients are to leverage from our partner network, and long-term investor relationships.

Founders

Thomas Sharp

Tom Sharp has developed a career in both Funds Management and Stockbroking spanning twenty-five years.  In his formative years Tom started his career as an operator on the Brisbane and soon after Sydney Stock Exchange Floors (Now ASX). He went on to manage the Dealing operations for BZW Investment Management. After a period of ten years with BZW Investment Management, Tom returned to Stockbroking as an Institutional Salesman for Cazenove Australia, responsible for Equity Sales into Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.  In 2004 Tom Headed up and established an Institutional Sales Desk for Tolhurst Ltd. During this time Tom actively built up a number of Corporate Relationships that saw him gain valued experience on Corporate Transactions involving seeding, listing and private equity raisings.

Tod McElroy

Tod McElroy has had a 20 year career in corporate banking, stock broking and funds management. Tod began his career in the Corporate Banking Specialist Finance unit at Westpac as a credit analyst and Manager and then moved to equities as an equity analyst at Garlick and Co in New Zealand. Tod then moved to London where he worked for 7 years in equity research and sales in the Asia Pacific equities team at Cazenove and Co. His funds management Career began with 3 years as a Global Portfolio Manager at London based Ravenna UK, a high net worth fund with a capital preservation mandate specialising in special situation investing. Tod then moved to Australian fund manager, Hunter Hall, as an equities Portfolio Manager in London before moving back to Australia with Hunter Hall in 2004. His portfolio coverage was Asia Pacific equities including Australia with an Asian bias.

 

KBK Equities Pty Ltd (AR No. 380259) is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Pearce Callahan & Associates (AFSL 288877)