About Us

We Invest, Advise & TransactShape Capital is a full service investment & corporate advisory firm

Our Experience

Shape Capital is an investment and corporate advisory firm that positions, prepares and shapes clients for specific events, including mergers and acquisitions, trade sales, carve-outs, capital raisings and IPOs.

We have an innate understanding of the challenges of growing and shaping successful companies. Our team comprises experienced corporate professionals and entrepreneurs who have successfully taken companies from start up, to scale and exit.

Our Approach
  • Integrity: We do the right thing, for the right reasons.
  • Partnership: We take a partnership approach with our clients and investors to deliver the best outcomes.
  • Long Term View: With no pressure to chase short-term revenue, we provide impartial advice without the need for compromise.
  • Value-add: As advisors, we recognise the need to deliver value ‘all of the time’.

Shape Capital is an investment and corporate advisory firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions, IPO & capital markets, and private placements with a strong focus on the technology sector.

Anoosh ManzooriChief Executive Director

Anoosh has extensive investment and corporate advisory experience across many verticals with a particular interest in the technology sector. His experience includes equity capital markets, M&A, and private placements. Anoosh has many years of investment experience having advised many cross border transactions between Australia and Canada and USA. He has completed private placements for many public companies on the ASX and also taken multiple companies public in North America. He is also director of two public companies, Chairman of investment and advisory firm First Growth Fund Limited (CSE:FGFL) and Non-Executive Director of IOT technology development company Constellation Technologies Limited (ASX:CT1). He was also previously a Non-Executive Director of anti-counterfeit technology company YPB Group Limited (ASX:YPB).

Prior to starting his investment banking career he was awarded the ’Entrepreneurial Scholarship’ sponsored by Ernst & Young, The American Chamber of Commerce and Playford Capital before founding one of Australia’s largest cloud hosting companies reaching over 75,000 customers before selling the company to MYOB Limited in 2008. Anoosh holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Post Graduate Degree of Business Enterprise and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Justin HankaInvestment Banking & Corporate Advisory

For over 20 years, Justin has been working with founders and entrepreneurs to build their businesses towards an exit. Experienced in cross border M&A transactions, capital raising and capital markets in Australia and North America, Justin brings a wealth of sector expertise in insurance and financial services, ecommerce, fintech, health, pharma and medtech to assist his clients with their divestment strategies.

Prior to corporate advisory, Justin was Chief Operating Officer of comparison site iSelect.com.au (ASX:ISU) where he was instrumental in creating the commercial relationships and operational structures to drive the company’s revenue growth from zero to $100m+ in just a few years. Justin was Chief Executive Officer of helpmechoose.com.au, a banking and insurance comparison service which was sold to Mortgage Choice (ASX: MOC). Justin is Non-Executive Director of Goldcar, a Europcar company (EPA: EUCAR).

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