Knox Investment Partners actively works with quality companies and management teams in New Zealand and Australia, driving accelerated growth and superior returns.

There are 3 reasons to partner with Knox:

Experience

Knox is a leading private equity manager with deep expertise. Its team of five professionals have over 45 years of private equity experience, encapsulating all facets of the investment spectrum including origination, structuring, execution, operations and management strategy.

Knox is a hands-on strategic investor, supporting organic and inorganic expansion and operational improvement. Knox combines experience and a shared vision with its partners, building leading core businesses with an Australasian base and establishing regional growth platforms across Asia Pacific and globally.

Knox is currently investing from its latest fund, Knox Fund IV.

Partnership

The Knox team is a large investor across the Knox funds. This personal investment brings alignment and discipline, strengthening Knox’s commitment to delivering superior returns and building sustainable value for both its business partners and investors.

Knox focuses on investing in people and working with management teams to architect strategic advantage, positioning each opportunity for growth over the medium to long term.

Knox maintains strong networks locally and abroad including high net worth and institutional investors, lenders, and operational specialists. This network is actively leveraged to enhance deal flow, portfolio performance and exit opportunities.

Strategy

Knox is a focused investor, aligning its approach to business management.  A defining point of differentiation is Knox’s objective to have a lower number of deals per fund than other similar sized funds in the marketplace, with more dedicated deal professionals per investment.

The investment strategy is to target growth and transition opportunities in the lower mid-market space of New Zealand and Australia. Knox concentrates on businesses with enterprise values of between $25-200m within a wide range of industries.

Knox adds value and facilitates profitable change through management buyout, ownership change, growth and acquisition funding. Each opportunity needs to demonstrate stable operating earnings, future growth potential and partnership requirements whereby the Knox capabilities, beyond invested capital, can enhance value outcomes.