Pohutukawa V

Investment Chronology


July 2020

 PPEV and Direct Capital invest in TR Group Limited

New Zealand’s largest heavy vehicle rental and lease company TR Group has announced new cornerstone investments by Direct Capital, NZ Super Fund and iwi investment vehicle Te Pūia Tāpapa, with whom NZ Super Fund has a preferred investment partner relationship.

June 2020

PPEV and Direct Capital invest in Caci Group Holdings Ltd

Caci New Zealand’s leading experts in skin treatments and appearance medicine, today announced a new partnership with the country’s leading private company investor. Direct Capital V together with Pohutukawa V are partnering with the family-owned Caci business as a shareholder.

January 2019

Direct Capital V realised its investment in Marvel Packers Pty Limited

February 2019

PPEV and Direct Capital invest in Beca Group, one of New Zealand’s most iconic private companies. Beca is an employee-owned engineering and management consultancy firm, employing more than 3,000 across 20 offices across Asia Pacific.

February 2019

PPEV and Direct Capital invest in Qestral Corporation invests in Qestral Corporation, a Christchurch based operator of premium retirement villages in New Zealand.

December 2018

Direct Capital invests in Exact Radiology, a diagnostic imaging business operating and servicing a network of 13 radiology clinics in South East Queensland, Australia.

October 2017

Marvel Packers Pty Limited - Direct Capital V acquired a majority shareholding in Marvel supporting a management buyout by the current managing director. 


August 2017

AS Colour Holdings Limited  - Direct Capital V acquired a minority cornerstone shareholding in AS Colour from founder and Managing Director Lawrence Railton, who retains a majority stake. 


August 2017

Complectus Limited  - To effect a recapitalisation of Complectus, Direct Capital V has invested into the group via a convertible loan facility.  Complectus represents the Perpetual Guardian group of companies