We are a diversified financial services group with well established, long-term relationships across the Australian and New Zealand financial markets.

Shed operates across three business divisions.

 

We are a diversified financial services group with well established, long-term relationships across the Australian and New Zealand financial markets.

Shed operates across three business divisions.

About

Shed Enterprises is a specialist funds management business. We partner with global and local asset managers to drive their capital raising activities in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Shed Enterprises represents asset managers who offer expertise across a broad spectrum of asset classes.

Over the twenty year journey, Shed Enterprises has brought some of the most innovative investment ideas to these markets. We have a reputation of partnering with asset managers of the highest calibre, offering the experience, relationships and the knowledge required to succeed.

 

Our Team

Sheridan Lee

Sheridan Lee

Sheridan Lee

Janene Knight

Janene Knight

Janene Knight

William Morgan

William Morgan

William Morgan

Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes

Matthew Jackson

Matthew Jackson

Matthew Jackson

Sebastian Mays

Sebastian Mays

Sebastian Mays

Current Clients

Adveq Management

Founded in Zurich in 1997, Adveq is a specialised provider of private equity investments. Adveq invests globally in venture and growth capital, buyouts and turnarounds. Adveq provides access to private equity segments through primaries, secondaries and co-investments to international financial institutions such as pension funds, insurance companies, family offices and asset managers who are located in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. It manages more than USD 6 billion.

Visit www.adveq.com

AgCAP

Established in 2006 (as Australian Farms Fund Management), AgCAP holds an Australian Financial Services Licence and provides financial services to professional and institutional investors, as well as managing farms and agribusinesses on their behalf. AgCAP has specialised expertise in funds management and investment, and diversified expertise in managing cropping, dairy and livestock operations.Currently AgCAP manages the Sustainable Agriculture Fund (SAF)

Visit www.agcap.com.au

Coolabah Capital Investments

Coolabah Capital Investments is an independent, active fixed-income manager established in 2011 by Darren Harvey and Christopher Joye. Coolabah is the wholesale fund manager for the Smarter Money Investments funds which are the best performing short duration, fixed income strategies in Australia. Coolabah Capital specialises in active cash management, active bond selection, quantitative asset pricing, and minimising credit and interest rate duration risks.

Visit www.coolabahcapital.com

GAM

For more than 30 years, GAM has been providing active investment solutions across a broad range of capabilities. Collectively GAM manages USD114.7 billion in assets for institutions, financial advisers and private investors. GAM’s investment professionals, who on average have more than 18 years of industry experience, manage USD67.3 billion in client assets. In addition to investment management, GAM also offers private labelling solutions, such as management company and other support services, to third parties – a business that has grown to USD47.4 billion in assets over the past two decades. With over 1,000 people in 11 countries, it is a truly global firm in scale and resources.

Visit www.gam.com

McKinley Capital Management

McKinley Capital Management is a privately-held investment adviser specialising in global and international growth equity strategies. McKinley provides traditional, alternative and customised solutions for its clients worldwide. McKinley implements a risk-centric focus, with risk management being a central component of the investment process as well as targeting risk to the appropriate levels and types (absolute or relative as appropriate) for investors. It has been a leader in systematic growth style investing for nearly 25 years and offers some of the longest track records in global and international strategies.

Visit www.mckinleycapital.com

Northleaf Capital Partners

Northleaf Capital Partners is an independent, employee-owned global private markets investor with strong Canadian roots and a long, well-established track record. Northleaf Capital Partners manages more than USD 7 billion in commitments on behalf of public, corporate and multi-employer pension plans, university endowments, financial institutions and family offices. Founded as TD Capital, a subsidiary of TD Bank Financial Group, Northleaf transitioned to a management-owned firm in 2009.

Visit www.northleafcapital.com

Remerga

Remerga is a specialist emerging market asset manager with a deep focus on governance and sustainability. The firm was established in 2015 with the idea and vision to improve the links between risk and return in the emerging markets. Between them, co-founders Craig Mercer & Warwick Johnson, have over 50 years of experience in the asset management and consulting industries. The firm has seven dedicated professionals and a board of industry veterans with a passion for sustainability.

Visit www.remerga.com

Stafford Capital Partners

Stafford Capital Partners is a leading private markets investment and advisory group with a global presence and USD 4.3 billion under management and advice.

Stafford work with a wide range of institutions to deliver returns through active investing across the private markets, accessing opportunities through a sustainable blend of primary, secondary and co-investments. Stafford is owned entirely by its principals, and is a member of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI).

Visit www.staffordcp.com

Contact us

Shed Enterprises

Level 2
75 Elizabeth Street
Sydney
NSW 2000 Australia

  +61 2 9247 8533
  info@shed-ent.com.au

 

Shed-Ent Website Enquiry

  • sheridan_lee

    Sheridan Lee

    EXECUTIVE CHAIR & MANAGING DIRECTOR

      +61 411 101 492
     slee@shed-ent.com.au

    Sheridan Lee set up shed enterprises in 1996 and has over 23 years experience in PR and marketing within financial services in Australia. She began her career as a reporter for film industry magazine Encore, before assisting publisher Greg Bright in launching a new financial title, Super Review, where she later became Editor. From there Sheridan moved to Fairfax Magazines where she spent a year as deputy editor of Personal Investor and contributor to BRW.

    In 1990 Sheridan moved into marketing, working with global financial services groups including Swiss Bank (now UBS) and Alliance Capital. Her role entailed business development, client servicing, branding and product development for the institutional marketplace.

    Initially devoted to marketing global investment management firms in Australia, Sheridan has worked for a number of leading financial services houses in various capacities including business development and media strategy.

    Sheridan holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.

  • After several freelance assignments for shed enterprises, Janene Knight joined the company full time in January 2010, taking up the position of General Manager.

    Previously, Janene had worked on a freelance basis within the Australian feature film industry for a period of ten years, followed by the transition to the production of TV commercials. She held positions as Production Manager, then as a Producer of commercials for many independent production houses and feature film producers. Other positions followed, including Executive Producer for Zealot Productions, which is a boutique creative marketing and post production house. At Oasis Films, a TV Commercials production business, she was involved in all aspects of running the business. She also worked as a Producer for Channel 7’s Marketing and Promotions department leading up to the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

    Janene holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

  • William Morgan joined shed enterprises in 2014 and is a Product Specialist across the spectrum of asset classes in which Shed operates. William has brought with him a diversity of experience which he has gathered in roles across both finance and technology.

    Previously, William worked for Credit Suisse as an Equity Derivatives trader for over seven years operating in the Asian and Australian markets. During this time William participated in major technology projects covering systems for product distribution, risk management and automated trading strategies.

    Prior to this, William worked in technology focused roles as a software developer, analyst and solution architect in banking and finance, as well as the health and property sectors.

    William holds the degree of Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

  • Evan Hughes has ten years’ experience as a fine art dealer and currently manages his Family Office property and assets comprising commercial real estate and fine art holdings. Evan’s political experience is with the NSW branch of the Australian Labor party as a former Federal candidate on a quixotic and ultimately fruitless 2016 pursuit of the seat of Wentworth but is co-convenor of Business with Labor NSW. Evan also has extensive experience doing business in China and has a deep interest in Asian art and culture. He brings a policy development and government relations angle to the firm as well as working on private markets capital raising. Evan holds an MA with honors from Cambridge University where he read Art History at Trinity College.

  • Matthew Jackson, joined shed enterprises in March 2016 as the Head of Institutional, and is responsible for the wholesale distribution for the Swiss listed global fund manager ‘GAM’, as well as Coolabah Capital in Australia & New Zealand. He is also responsible for strategy and team management.

    Previously, he was the Head of Global Liquidity Sales for Australia & New Zealand for J.P Morgan Asset Management, based in Sydney. Joining J.P Morgan in 2011, he was responsible for the Australian and New Zealand Global Liquidity business, with additional board duties as the Responsible Manager and Director for J.P. Morgan Asset Management Limited.

    Formerly, he was an associate director in FX, Commodities, Carbon and Energy at Westpac Institutional Bank and the chief foreign exchange dealer for Customs House Global Foreign Exchange. He also held the position of senior corporate dealer with Travelex.

    Matt started his career as a local futures trader in 1995 on the Sydney Futures Exchange and remained on the trading floor until 1998. Matt holds an MBA in Finance (with distinction) and a graduate certificate in Commerce (with distinction) from Charles Sturt University. He is a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) from the Finance and Treasury Association and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD). Matt also holds a diploma in Financial Markets from the Securities Institute of Australia.

  • Sebastian Mays joined shed enterprises in 2014 and works as an Analyst and a Retail Business Development Manager.

    Previously Sebastian worked for evolution media group; a media led finance education TV production company, where he was responsible for client relationship management and CRM maintenance, data reporting and analysis, sales and sales reporting and digital marketing and distribution.

    He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University where he was actively involved in the Monash Marketing Student Society as a committee member for networking coordination. He is currently undertaking his Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance at Macquarie University.

  • Sebastian Mays joined shed enterprises in 2014 and works as an Analyst and a Retail Business Development Manager.

    Previously Sebastian worked for evolution media group; a media led finance education TV production company, where he was responsible for client relationship management and CRM maintenance, data reporting and analysis, sales and sales reporting and digital marketing and distribution.

    He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University where he was actively involved in the Monash Marketing Student Society as a committee member for networking coordination. He is currently undertaking his Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance at Macquarie University.

  • Jodi Pettersen joined shed enterprises in 2014 and works as a Business Development Manager representing international fund managers in the Australian Institutional market.

    Jodi previously worked with Deloitte Sydney, where over a period of 4 years she worked as an Analyst in varied roles within management consulting, bank advisory and formal restructuring engagements as well as leading their Inspiring Women’s Program for Graduates. Jodi advised on workout solutions and profit improvement for a range of clients in the financial services, hospitality and retail industries. 

    Jodi earned a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney. During this time she spent a year in France studying at the Paris Dauphine University and the Toulouse Business School.

  • Evan Hughes has ten years’ experience as a fine art dealer and currently manages his Family Office property and assets comprising commercial real estate and fine art holdings. Evan’s political experience is with the NSW branch of the Australian Labor party as a former Federal candidate on a quixotic and ultimately fruitless 2016 pursuit of the seat of Wentworth but is co-convenor of Business with Labor NSW. Evan also has extensive experience doing business in China and has a deep interest in Asian art and culture. He brings a policy development and government relations angle to the firm as well as working on private markets capital raising. Evan holds an MA with honors from Cambridge University where he read Art History at Trinity College.

  • Nikki Brown joined shed enterprises in 2014. She has more than 15 years of experience in private markets capital raising, including over 10 years with MVision Private Equity Partners working with clients and institutional investors in the Asia-Pacific region. Previously Nikki worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where she was involved in establishing the Alternative Investment Group and was responsible for the distribution of private equity and hedge funds to HNW clients in Europe and the Middle East.

    Nikki began her career in operational and managerial positions within the cement, quarrying and gold mining industries in Australia and New Zealand, and has advised a number of small businesses, entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organisations on their funding strategies.

    Nikki gained a BPhEd and BCom from Otago University, and previously held Series 7, Series 63 and Series 79 registrations with FINRA

  • John Brakey joined shed enterprises in early 2016.

    In 2012, John joined MLC as Head of Private Equity and has over 20 years’ experience in the finance industry. He previously worked for KKR, a global alternative asset manager, where he was responsible for Investor Relations and fundraising for private equity in the Australian and New Zealand markets. Prior to joining KKR, John was Head of Private Equity Fund of Funds at Macquarie Funds Group, which is the funds management arm of the Macquarie Group. He was Chair of the Investment Committee and was responsible for the management of approximately AUD$5 billion in commitments in both domestic and international funds. From 1997 to 2000, John was an Asset Consultant with Towers Perrin, advising on alternative asset classes, assessing private equity managers and developing Towers Perrin’s alternative investment capabilities.

    John holds a Bachelor of Agriculture Economics with first class honours from the University of Sydney.

  • Matthew Jackson, joined shed enterprises in March 2016 as the Head of Institutional, and is responsible for the wholesale distribution for the Swiss listed global fund manager ‘GAM’, as well as Coolabah Capital in Australia & New Zealand. He is also responsible for strategy and team management.

    Previously, he was the Head of Global Liquidity Sales for Australia & New Zealand for J.P Morgan Asset Management, based in Sydney. Joining J.P Morgan in 2011, he was responsible for the Australian and New Zealand Global Liquidity business, with additional board duties as the Responsible Manager and Director for J.P. Morgan Asset Management Limited.

    Formerly, he was an associate director in FX, Commodities, Carbon and Energy at Westpac Institutional Bank and the chief foreign exchange dealer for Customs House Global Foreign Exchange. He also held the position of senior corporate dealer with Travelex.

    Matt started his career as a local futures trader in 1995 on the Sydney Futures Exchange and remained on the trading floor until 1998. Matt holds an MBA in Finance (with distinction) and a graduate certificate in Commerce (with distinction) from Charles Sturt University. He is a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) from the Finance and Treasury Association and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD). Matt also holds a diploma in Financial Markets from the Securities Institute of Australia.

  • After several freelance assignments for shed enterprises, Janene Knight joined the company full time in January 2010, taking up the position of General Manager.

    Previously, Janene had worked on a freelance basis within the Australian feature film industry for a period of ten years, followed by the transition to the production of TV commercials. She held positions as Production Manager, then as a Producer of commercials for many independent production houses and feature film producers. Other positions followed, including Executive Producer for Zealot Productions, which is a boutique creative marketing and post production house. At Oasis Films, a TV Commercials production business, she was involved in all aspects of running the business. She also worked as a Producer for Channel 7’s Marketing and Promotions department leading up to the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

    Janene holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

  • sheridan_lee

    Sheridan Lee

    EXECUTIVE CHAIR & MANAGING DIRECTOR

      +61 411 101 492
     slee@shed-ent.com.au

    Sheridan Lee set up shed enterprises in 1996 and has over 23 years experience in PR and marketing within financial services in Australia. She began her career as a reporter for film industry magazine Encore, before assisting publisher Greg Bright in launching a new financial title, Super Review, where she later became Editor. From there Sheridan moved to Fairfax Magazines where she spent a year as deputy editor of Personal Investor and contributor to BRW.

    In 1990 Sheridan moved into marketing, working with global financial services groups including Swiss Bank (now UBS) and Alliance Capital. Her role entailed business development, client servicing, branding and product development for the institutional marketplace.

    Initially devoted to marketing global investment management firms in Australia, Sheridan has worked for a number of leading financial services houses in various capacities including business development and media strategy.

    Sheridan holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.

  • William Morgan joined shed enterprises in 2014 and is a Product Specialist across the spectrum of asset classes in which Shed operates. William has brought with him a diversity of experience which he has gathered in roles across both finance and technology.

    Previously, William worked for Credit Suisse as an Equity Derivatives trader for over seven years operating in the Asian and Australian markets. During this time William participated in major technology projects covering systems for product distribution, risk management and automated trading strategies.

    Prior to this, William worked in technology focused roles as a software developer, analyst and solution architect in banking and finance, as well as the health and property sectors.

    William holds the degree of Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

  • Nikki Brown joined shed enterprises in 2014. She has more than 15 years of experience in private markets capital raising, including over 10 years with MVision Private Equity Partners working with clients and institutional investors in the Asia-Pacific region.

    Nikki worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where she was involved in establishing the Alternative Investment Group and was responsible for the distribution of private equity and hedge funds to HNW clients in Europe and the Middle East.

    Nikki began her career in operational and managerial positions within the cement, quarrying and gold mining industries in Australia and New Zealand, and has advised a number of small businesses, entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organisations on their funding strategies.

    Nikki gained a BPhEd and BCom from Otago University, and previously held Series 7, Series 63 and Series 79 registrations with FINRA.

  • William Morgan joined shed enterprises in 2014 and is a Product Specialist across all of the managers that Shed works with. William has brought with him a diversity of experience which he has gathered in roles across both finance and technology.

    Previously, William worked for Credit Suisse as an Equity Derivatives trader for over seven years, with a focus on Asian and Australian markets. William was responsible for portfolios that incorporated vanilla, exotic and cross market equity derivatives across all Asian markets. In addition William led and participated in major technology initiatives driving the bank’s approach to risk management, product distribution and automated trading systems.

    Prior to this, William worked in technology focused roles as a software developer, analyst and solution architect in banking and finance, as well as the health and property sectors.

    William holds the degree of Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and is currently studying a Masters of Data Science and Innovation at UTS.