Feature Team
  • David Belcher
  • John Brabazon
  • Trevor Kerr
  • Zac Wu
  • Jo Davidson

David Belcher AFInstD

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

David was elected a member of the Auckland Stock Exchange in 1981, initially as a partner of Bidwill Wakeman and Paine which became Paine Belcher Limited in 1984. On 4 June 2003 David became a foundation NZX broker after the corporatisation of the New Zealand Stock Exchange.

David is widely experienced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, sharemarket listing and corporate restructuring, both in New Zealand and overseas markets, having led transactions from approx. $10 million to over $750 million dollars. He has also acted as lead manager in over 25 IPOs on the New Zealand Stock Exchange.

David has also had experience in monitoring both listed and unlisted companies and was Executive Chairman of The New Zealand Wine Fund Limited and Vavasour Wines Limited from formation in 2002 until 2007. He is currently Chairman of RocPac Limited and a Director of Parents Inc. David has been a Director of numerous other listed and private companies. He is an Accredited Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

david@clavellcapital.com

John Brabazon BCom, AFInstD, FFin, ACA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

John’s professional qualifications include: a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Auckland; an Accredited Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand; a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia; and an Associate Chartered Accountant of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

His background includes investment banking at Banque Indosuez, Brierley Investments and Bancorp. Currently he is a director of Auckland International Airport Limited (New Zealand’s fourth largest listed public company) and Chairman of Kern River Oil Corporation in the United States. He has been a director of numerous private and listed companies.

He has had involvement in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, capital raisings and Due Diligence over a broad range of industries, leading Due Diligence assignments in New Zealand and internationally for over 25 years.

john@clavellcapital.com

Zac Wu BBus

ASSOCIATE

Zac holds Bachelor of Business with Honours majoring in Finance at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Being fluent in English and Mandarin, he has strong insight into both New Zealand and Chinese business culture.

Zac is a winner of numerous awards including: Chartered Financial Analyst Global Research; Competition (2012 NZ Final); CFA University Examination Scholarship; and Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership. In 2013 he represented New Zealand in financial modeling at the CFA Global Research Competition held in Malaysia.

Zac has work experience in private equity and chartered accounting.

zac@clavellcapital.com

Trevor Kerr B Com, ACA, ACIS, AFInstD

CONSULTANT / SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Trevor was an Executive Director of Clavell Capital Limited from 1994 to 2007. Trevor has significant transactional, operational, restructuring and corporate monitoring experience.

Prior to joining Clavell Trevor had wide executive experience, including a period as an operations executive with Brierley Investments Limited and as Managing Director and CEO of Skellerup Industries Limited.

Trevor was formerly a director of Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Taylors Dry Cleaning and Lane Walker Industries and maintains strong links to his South Island heritage.

Trevor is currently Chairman of Cerebos Australia Pty Limited, Cerebos-Gregg’s New Zealand Limited and Dominion Salt Limited. Trevor is also a director of AMI Insurance Limited and a number of other New Zealand companies.

trevor@clavellcapital.com

Joanne Davidson

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Prior to joining Clavell Capital in 1996 Joanne had previously worked with the New Zealand Development Finance Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers in New Zealand and Citicorp Investment in the USA, in both administration and analytical/research roles.

Joanne undertakes a project management and analytical role for Clavell Capital mandates as well as overseeing the administration and corporate compliance/governance of the company.

jo@clavellcapital.com