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BlueMount Capital Group Expands to the UK

We are pleased to announce the extension of our network with the incorporation of BlueMount Capital (UK) Ltd, bringing into the BlueMount Capital group an international team of highly experienced fixed income experts.

This is an important day for our organisation and one that ensures we remain highly competitive to our clients by providing fixed income products and gaining representation in a major capital market.

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BlueMount Capital Secures Funding for Project Core

Project Core is a leading Southeast Asian provider of high-quality drilling services for the minerals, energy and civil sectors.

BlueMount (BlueMount Capital (Qld) Pty Ltd) is Project Core’s corporate advisor and has been assisting the company with its strategic focus, investor readiness, valuation, financial projections and investment structuring, due diligence and placement.

BlueMount has secured a US$10m facility to refinance existing facilities and fund further expansion of Project Core. The engagement has involved complex cross jurisdiction lending and security arrangements.

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Your business: Working Capital issues and how we can help | Upcoming Webinar

When businesses approach us for advice regarding capital raising, we frequently find that companies start seeking help when they already have serious cash flow or working capital issues.

Working capital refers to the funds available to cover day-to-day operational expenses and short-term liabilities. If a company’s current assets (e.g. cash, accounts receivable, inventory) are not sufficient to cover its current liabilities (e.g. accounts payable, short-term debt), it may indicate a working capital problem.

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Whisky Development Syndicate held brands win amazing awards for whisky

Great news for BlueMount Capital client Whisky Development Syndicate, with brands the Company holds recently winning some amazing awards for whisky.

“Hidden Lake Cask No. 195 has been awarded a Gold Medal at this year’s World Whiskies Awards and was one of only 5 Australian whiskies in its category to be awarded a Gold Medal amongst a huge number of entries.

“It is really exciting for Hidden Lake to have been awarded a Gold Medal at what is probably considered the most prestigious whisky awards ceremony in the world. Whilst this particular product is not part of the whisky stocks held by the Syndicate, it illustrates the ability of the Mighty Craft and Hidden Lake teams to bring amazing whisky expressions to life and have them recognised on a global scale” says Chris Malcolm (Founder of Hidden Lake and Director of the Whisky Development Syndicate).

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BlueMount Capital (Queensland) Appoints Chief Operations Officer

The Queensland office of capital markets group BlueMount Capital has appointed Ken Freer as Chief Operations Officer.

Speaking with BlueMount Capital Managing Director, Dr Mark Rainbird, about this appointment, Mark said, “We are looking to strengthen our executive management as we look to grow the business and our market presence. Our business is looking to invest in synergistic activities that support its core offering around capital markets corporate advisory and financing while supporting our clients and investors”. Continue reading

BlueMount Capital Secures Funding for Velocity Property Group (ASX: VP7)

Velocity Property Group’s (Velocity) corporate advisor BlueMount Capital (QLD) Pty Ltd (BlueMount) has assisted with the origination and investment structuring of the recent transaction by 360 Capital entities.

The transaction comprises multiple components, strategies and capital funding sources to reposition Velocity to become a high growth developer of predominantly owner occupier product in south-east Queensland. The transaction value exceeds $10m.

BlueMount’s Managing Director, Dr Mark Rainbird, states “I am delighted to announce that we have assisted with the structuring of the transaction to support Velocity and it’s growth via this cornerstone investment”.

BlueMount Capital worked closely to devise an investment banking initiative to re-capitlize for future growth while engaging discussions with global and local strategic institutional partners.

About Velocity Property Group

Velocity Property Group was established by Managing Director Brendon Ansell and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: VP7) in 2017. Velocity Property Group creates luxury, multi-unit developments in south-east Queensland that are specifically designed for the owner-occupier, empty-nester market and mixed use / commercial developments that enhance local communities.

About BlueMount Capital

BlueMount Capital is an Australia based investment firm and corporate finance group assisting and advising corporate clients on listing on the ASX, M&A, private placements, cross border transactions and the raising of capital from the equity and debt markets. For more information please email or phone +61 7 3160 2840.

Dr Mark Rainbird
Managing Director,
BlueMount Capital

BlueMount Capital Appointed as Corporate Advisor by Medcan Group Pty Ltd

BlueMount Capital is pleased to advise that we have been appointed as an exclusive Corporate Advisor to the Medcan Group Pty Ltd.

Founded in Australia in 2016, Medcan is a medicinal cannabis cultivation, production, research and manufacturing company aiming to apply state of the art technologies to produce medicinal cannabis and associated medicinal cannabis products. The Company holds the full suite of licences issued by the Australian Office of Drug Control (ODC) and holds the relevant State and Biosecurity licences to allow the execution of Medcan’s business plan. The Company is planning to expand its current import and distribution business and the commissioning of its manufacturing facility.

Key Highlights:

  • Medcan plans to become a complete ‘seed to sale’ facility;
  • The Company has existing import and distribution operations;
  • Medcan is amongst a handful of Australia companies holding the entire suite of Australian Office of Drug Control (ODC) licences:
    • Cannabis Research Licence;
    • Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation and Production Licence;
    • Manufacture Licence;
    • Import & Export Licences;
  • Medcan also holds the following State and Biosecurity licences:
    • Queensland Poisons Licence;
    • Queensland Wholesaling Licence;
    • DAWR Permit
  • The planned Medcan facility fit out has both DA & BA (Local Council) approval;
  • Medcan’s Cannabis Research and Development centre has been constructed and inspected by the Australian Office of Drug Control (ODC – awaiting final permit approval);
  • The Company holds signed offtake agreements for over 65% of production for an approx. value of up to $25m with further offtake agreements in the pipeline;
  • Medcan has also signed manufacturing agreements with other cultivators who intend to use Medcan to process and manufacture their end products.


  • The Australian Medicinal Cannabis market is forecast to grow from $52m in 2018 to $1.2B in 2027.
  • The global legal marijuana market is expected to reach US$66.3B by the end of 2025 and is anticipated to grow at 23.9% over the period.

BlueMount Capital will strategically assist Medcan with corporate and capital raising advice. For more information please click here or contact us.

Dr Mark Rainbird
Managing Director
BlueMount Capital

BlueMount Capital Secures Expansion Funding for Elite Military Fitness

I am delighted to announce that we have secured AUD $3.5 million in expansion debt financing for Elite Military Fitness (EMF), a leading Gold Coast based fitness and performance group.

EMF has built a chain of fitness and performance centres focused on providing the affordability of a small 24-hour gym, the personal service of a health club and the amenities and equipment of an elite training facility. EMF’s fitness centres were created to bring a more professional and personalised service to the community without the added expense. The Company’s aim is to offer a complete fitness model to the general population; a facility that caters for everyone’s needs without overcrowding and limited equipment.

The funds will be used to expand the group’s footprint, incorporating new centres, as well as providing equipment finance. The funding includes a range of business facilities such as loans, equipment finance, credit cards and a bank guarantee.

BlueMount Capital worked closely with the new funder and the client to secure the facilities, managing the approach to the market, providing financial modelling to support the transaction and negotiating with the financier, plus assisting with closing the transaction. The facilities provided, include flexible covenants for future growth while providing competitive interest rates on all the products offered. The funding is expected to assist in meeting the groups rapid expansion plans.

EMF co-founder Scott Freeman states “BlueMount Capital has been paramount in EMF realising our dream to delivering affordable and innovative health and fitness solutions to the greater Australian community. Their assistance has helped us create our new Nerang Performance and Recovery Centre and will be assisting us with our venture in our North Lakes venue later in 2019. The future for EMF is only looking brighter.”

About BlueMount Capital

BlueMount Capital is an Australia based investment firm and corporate finance group assisting and advising corporate clients on listing on the ASX, M&A, private placements, cross border transactions and the raising of capital from the equity and debt markets. For more information please email or phone +61 7 3160 2840.