Welcome to WGC & TBK Capital

About Us

WGC & TBK Capital specialises in sourcing funds for Business and Property projects both locally and globally.

About TBK Capital


 TBK Capital was established to connect private & institutional funders with Business and Property related projects. As a result, we are able to structure and arrange innovative funding options through both traditional sources and private funding.

The benefit for the borrower is flexibility and choice. The benefit for the funder is the exposure to a multitude of commercial projects. This exposure could be via debt funding or equity funding – including shares, preference shares, convertible notes, and other forms of financial instruments or a combination of both.

In general terms, TBK Capital specialises in sourcing funding for the following types of Business and Property related projects:

  • In the business arena, TBK Capital concentrates on small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) and privately held businesses valued in the $500,000 to $30,000,000 range. Our services include arranging funding in the form of debt, private equity, venture capital and seed capital. It will also arrange joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.
  • With property, TBK Capital arranges debt finance – as well as private equity and joint venture funding – for all forms of property including commercial, industrial, developments, subdivisions, and residential.
  • TBK Capital has access to all the banks, prime lenders and specialised financiers in New Zealand. TBK Capital sources its funds from a wide variety of providers including debt finance from all bank and non-bank lenders (finance companies, nominee companies, trusts and private lenders) and equity and quasi-equity from institutions and private investors.
  • TBK Capital offers private placement of investment opportunities for investors who qualify in terms of the Securities Act.

TBK Capital Ltd is a registered Financial Services Provider under the Financial Service Providers Act 2008.

About Us

About WGC Capital

Wholesale Growth Capital Ltd “WGC” has an exclusive NZ, Territory Agreement with Sydney based Wholesale Investor (“WI”) doing business across Australasia with offices now in Auckland, Sydney, Perth, Singapore and most recently in London and our team is a leading provider of capital raising and venture investment solutions.

WGC owns TBK Capital’s trade name and its 6,000 domestic NZ Qualified wholesale investors and lenders.

The combination of WGC and TBK together working from Auckland NZ, with WI offshore, have combined solutions to empower innovation, capital, and ambition in global markets.

WGC and TBK specialise in advanced Business Advisory services and Capital Raising products and expertise for innovative NZ based ventures, so they can scale globally and stay based in NZ, keeping NZ jobs and growing NZ’s GDP.

WGC is a Private Firm that’s a combination of Business Advisory and Merchant-Investment Banking with an in-house Venture Studio. It’s backed by our world class exclusive IP globally and our super connected investor databases also providing Capital, Debt and Equity Assets on an ongoing basis. Its Fees and other remunerations are established with each of our Clients on a case-by-case basis.

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John Paine

John Paine is a founder of TBK Capital. He is highly experienced in both debt and equity funding. He has spent nearly 40 years in the financial securities industry – 16 of those with Fay Richwhite & Company. He has a wealth of investment banking experience; including arranging loan finance, project analysis, structuring offers for the most effective proportions of debt and equity, and the marketing of those offers to qualified private investors. John holds a B.Sc. and Dip BIA from Auckland University.