What we do
Envest is a private, entrepreneurial, equity investment business that focuses on investing and supporting insurance and financial services businesses. We do this by acquiring minority interests in businesses we believe in and supporting those businesses to achieve their growth objectives.
We are constantly on the lookout for merger and acquisition opportunities, as well as seeking young entrepreneurs willing to back themselves and their business. We have a great track record of incubating start-ups, often by giving individuals the confidence to create their own business.
Why join the Envest Ecosystem?
Envest knows the finance and insurance industry intimately. We believe in the ability of our businesses to drive growth and profitability, and we provide them with back of house support and access to a network of complementary business opportunities.
Our Partner Promise
To assist in identifying growth opportunities through merger and acquisition activity;
To provide a strong balance sheet to support investment partners with growth opportunities; and
To provide vendor finance or assistance with arranging finance and structuring, particularly to younger people as part of a succession plan for the business.
Envest has a reputation for backing entrepreneurs into their own businesses and providing them with significant capital and key back office support with the aim to:
To achieve this we provide financial, advisory and legal support including;
Start-up accounting and compliance support
Ongoing board reporting & budgeting
Tax and structuring assistance
Mergers and acquisitions support
Due Diligence, valuation and business plans
Contracts, licensing, compliance, governance
Colin is Co-Founder and Managing Director Blue Zebra Insurance. Hew as formerly COO of QBE Insurance, a former Director & President of Insurance Council of Australia and former Director of ANZIIF.
The Envest head office is based in Brisbane with extended offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle and Canberra.
As the Managing Director of Envest, I am responsible for delivering partner and Envest strategic objectives.
My role is to deliver new opportunities, manage expectations and key stakeholders; and partner with the board to support and improve the businesses in our portfolio.
I provide support to the MD and the Board in the delivery of strategy and ensure best practice governance is embedded in the business.
With a diverse background across listed, private equity backed and privately owned companies, I develop strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and bring extensive deal structuring and transaction execution experience to the team.
As CEO of Aviso Group, I am responsible for delivering Envest’s Insurance Broker Strategy, while working with Envest Management Team on the broader Envest Strategy.
My role is to execute on the Key Priorities and Objectives for the Group, working with each of our broker businesses on increasing returns, as well as assisting with new opportunities in the intermediary market.
Envest and our partners rely on a range of strategic partners that have experience and expertise that we collectively don’t have. We are proud to be associated with the following businesses that help us all deliver on our goals and aspirations. We appreciate their ongoing commitment and support.
Our equity partners are an exclusive group of individuals who have invested private funds into Envest, to invest in growth businesses in the insurance and finance sector. Our investors have a strong understanding of the industry, extensive business and investing experience.
Envest continues to have tremendous opportunities in the Australian market which means we currently reinvest all our profit into new opportunities. To date, Envest has provided exceptional returns well above industry standards to our equity partners. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Gregory Mullins for a private and confidential discussion.
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