Headquartered in Sydney, CMB is a corporate advisory and investment firm with specialist expertise in the TMET telecommunications, media, entertainment and technology industries. We bring years of board and management experience to our clients and investors and all CMB team members have backgrounds with leading global investment banks and major Australian and international corporations.
CMB is wholly focused on creating value for our investors across the current portfolio of investments as well as helping our clients deal with the challenges of a competitive marketplace whether that is advising on transformational mergers and acquisitions, driving online strategies or managing the impact of innovation and market disruption. Independent and highly client focused, CMB has become the advisor and investor of choice for online and digital media companies in the Australasian market.
As an early stage investor, CMB is building an exceptional and enviable track record, particularly in the areas of advertising technology, music and entertainment with our next area of focus being online health. We are rapidly growing an international reputation and network which we leverage for our clients and portfolio companies.
Our network of investors includes hundreds of qualified high net worth individuals and local and international venture capital and private equity firms, many of whom have invested in multiple CMB backed early stage companies. We provide our clients with advice in relation to:.
MediRecords is new generation clinical and practice management cloud software developed as a health service application, with a complete offering for both medicos and patients. Currently in development, MediRecords is a complete Suite, built from the ground up and fully featured.
Designed to work the way you think and practice, we have created a modern cloud system that combines style with substance that makes caring for your patients and managing your practice more enjoyable. The world has gone mobile. According to Gartner, 1. VMob provides its clients with a market leading mobile-centric campaign management platform to deliver customers amazing promotions and loyalty programmes in real time.
One of the most forward thinking startups in the advertising industry, Site Tour provides a platform for vendors and media agencies to buy and sell Australian out of home OOH advertising.
Over , OOH panels are currently listed on Site Tour which counts all major advertising agencies in Australia as clients. CMB first invested in Site Tour in June and is an ongoing financial advisor to the company as it continues to grow and expand in Australia and a number of overseas markets.
Live DJ sets available to experience anywhere in the world with an internet connection. Clubcast was built specifically for large scale live events, allowing brands, agencies, and venue chains to share programming between audiences at live events.
Clubcast enables you to unlock new revenue opportunities, foster social interactivity, and create compelling experiences for your customers. In , 60 percent of the internet is video. Genero is one of the leading online video content crowdsourcing platforms, connecting filmmakers to brands. CMB realised the potential of Genero early, becoming a seed investor in February and continues to assist the company on its capital raising and business development efforts.
Roller is a simple and intuitive ecommerce booking provider for nightclubs, restaurants, bars and other hospitality businesses. The Yellow Pages for today, ServiceSeeking. CMB saw the potential in ServiceSeeking. Sold to TripAdvisor in Featured in some of the most prominent media, including The Wall Street Journal, Dimmi provides a real time solution to restaurant reservation services in the Australian market.
CMB has completed multiple capital raisings for Dimmi and was responsible for helping grow its affiliate and white label partner network as well as managing major partnerships and attracting key partners. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistic, three out of every four internet users in Australia shop online. ParcelPoint fixes all this by providing the largest network of more than 1, extended-hour parcel pick up points across Australia.
CMB has invested in ParcelPoint over multiple funding rounds since its initial investment in April Exploding on iTunes App store soon Backed by the Sydney Film School, CMB became involved with docobites in November to give its young filmmaker founders the funding to pursue their unique content plan and grow an engaged audience.
During the year the team will be travelling across five continents to create the most engaging short documentaries as it grows its online community. Olsen established CMB in to pursue opportunities he saw emerging in big data, mobility and e-commerce. He brings to CMB a proven track record in investment and advisory roles in the media, entertainment and technology sectors. He spent much of his earlier career working across multiple businesses and commercial roles within the fresh produce industry.
Servicing customers in a wholesale capacity, Olsen Snr owned and sold his own business prior to taking on a number of consulting roles combining his industry expertise and bookkeeping skills.
Moving between Brisbane and Sydney regularly, when Olsen Snr gets time to relax he enjoys playing a few old tunes on the piano and casting a line at the local fishing spot. If you would like to invest alongside CMB or want to keep up-to-date with CMB news, subscribe to our quarterly newsletter. Simply enter your email address in the box on the right and click subscribe.
For media enquiries relating to CMB or any of its portfolio companies, please contact media cmbcapital. Outstanding Track Record Independent and highly client focused, CMB has become the advisor and investor of choice for online and digital media companies in the Australasian market.
We provide our clients with advice in relation to: Acquisitions and buy side Takeovers and mergers Divestments and trade sale exits Shareholder sell downs Joint ventures. Capital raisings and strategic partner search Initial public offerings Private placements Debt raising and refinancing Structured finance. Strategic planning and business development Digital strategy Strategic reviews Valuations and financial modelling.
Sale of Dimmi to TripAdvisor Inc. Cognizant Acquisition of Odecee. University of Melbourne joins with CMB to launch innovative programme for young Australian entrepreneurs. Open Universities Australia Acquires e3Learning.
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