Launch of Bridges Australia

  • New Local Affiliate for global impact investment pioneer Bridges Fund Management
  • London-based Bridges Fund Management is the most recognised name in Impact Investment globally with a 20 year track record
  • Highly experienced local team with established Impact credentials

Bridges Australia today announced its launch as an independent affiliate of Bridges Fund Management.

London-based Bridges Fund Management, the most recognised name in Impact Investment globally and the creator of the Impact Management Project is partnering with a highly experienced team based in Melbourne and Sydney to bring the Bridges brand and investment products to the Australian market.

The Bridges Australia co-founders are led by CEO Sally McCutchan, previously the CEO of Impact Investing Australia and Chair David Bennett, a former Executive Director of Macquarie Bank and Chair of Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA).

Sabina Curatolo, until recently the CEO of Impact Investing Australia, Peter Murphy, an impact investing pioneer while CEO of Christian Super, and Paul Evans, a Founding Partner of Ironbridge Capital, round out the Bridges Australia Executive Team.

Bridges Australia will operate a fund management and impact advisory business implementing the impact methodologies and expertise developed by Bridges Fund Management globally over the last 20 years.  

Sally McCutchan said, “As an investor, Bridges Australia aims to unlock the potential of business and communities to build a more prosperous and equitable Australia and a healthier planet.  For us the key to successful impact investing is ensuring impact and business profitability are strongly aligned.”

David Bennett, Bridges Australia Chair continued, “Our team brings significant direct relevant investment experience as well as market-leading impact credentials. We are committed to delivering strong performance in both areas without trade-offs”. 

Bridges Australia will roll out a suite of advisory services and a new private equity fund product in coming months.

For more information visit:  www.bridgesaustralia.com