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Michael Walmsley

Director, Principal Investments

As Director of Principal Investments, Michael Walmsley enables mid-to-large scale New Zealand businesses to take advantage of growth opportunities, by providing bespoke, flexible and creative funding solutions designed to meet the needs and goals of the client.

Michael joined Jarden in 2017, after 11 years with Macquarie Capital’s principal transactions group in Sydney and London.

He has significant experience working alongside sponsors and private businesses in the origination, structuring, execution and management of direct investment. He has been involved in transactions totalling more than $3 billion across a wide range of industries, structures and jurisdictions. He also has expertise in advising on mergers and acquisitions advisory, and private equity transactions.

Michael is a member of Jarden’s Principal Investments Investment Committee, and where appropriate, acts as Jarden’s representative on the board of investee companies.

Michael has a BCom/LLB and MBus (Finance) from the University of Otago. He is a director of leading New Zealand food producer, Hellers.