Welcome to WGC & TBK Capital

Connecting Funds with  Commercial Opportunities

WGC & TBK Capital specialise in sourcing funds for Business and Property projects.

About Us

Experts in Private & Institutional Funding

WGC & TBK Capital is a boutique merchant banking firm – established to connect private & institutional funders with Business and Property related projects. As a result, we are able to consult on and structure innovative funding options – through traditional sources and via private placement.

The benefit for the borrower is flexibility and choice. The benefit for the funder is the exposure to a multitude of commercial projects – either via debt funding or via equity placement.

Exclusive New Zealand Partner for Wholesale Investor and the CRIISP Platform


Elevate Your Success With Us

Business Funding

We work with businesses to determine their need for funds and the application thereof.


The aim of this service is to work with clients and to develop strategies around raising equity and debt.

Property Funding

Traditional bank, non-bank and private lending, underwriting and equity and quasi-equity investment including shares, preference shares, convertible notes, and other forms of financial instruments


WGC & TBK Capital was established to help people to obtain loans, raise money, acquire capital, and partner with others through joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.

How TBK Capital can help

Success Begins With A Strategy

Financial Analysis

WGC & TBK Capital assists and advises clients on how best to structure their request for funds including the type of funds best suited to their particular requirements – debt, equity, or a combination of both.


WGC & TBK Capital prepares the documentation to present to potential investors and lenders.


WGC & TBK Capital identifies and secures the investors and lenders to provide the funds their clients require.

40 +

Years Of Experience

Our Work

Featured Projects

We proudly present a curated selection of our diverse portfolio, highlighting the breadth and depth of our expertise. These projects exemplify our commitment to connecting private and institutional funders with compelling commercial opportunities across various industries. Explore the innovation, success stories, and transformative impact that define our project selection.



New Zealand $100 million tea tree oil export supply agreement

Description: As a reader of our “Opportunities” Newsletters you may recall in 2019 TBK Capital supported a Northland based business in raising the funds to install plant and machinery for tea tree oil extraction.

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Therapeutic grade Manuka & Kanuka Oil natural Healthcare Products

Description: Readers of our newsletters may recollect way back in April 2019 one about a New Zealand manuka & kanuka tea tree project in the Far-North. Much progress had been made since then.

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Natural Plant Based Medicines

Description: Medical Kiwi Limited is an early-stage company with a global view on the bright future emerging for the plant-derived treatments of disease and disease symptoms, including pain.

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SiteSoft - Closing date extended

Description: Looking back on my newsletters about Sitesoft I notice this was first sent to you last year, with a follow up late last month. This is a lot of exposure for one of our investment Offers.

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SiteSoft - Final ASX Listing Offer

Description: Subscribers to my News newsletter will have read the recent Update showing SiteSoft’s plans for listing on the ASX. The company is using a SAFE method of investing which limits the downside for the investor and allowing them to benefit on the upside.

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TBK Capital

Our People

John Paine

John Paine is a founder and director 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.