About Us

About Us

Ashanti Capital is a boutique institutional equity capital markets and advisory firm based in Perth.

Ashanti provides tailored investment advice and equity raising solutions to Corporates, Institutional Investors, Family Offices and High net worth investors.

Ashanti’s ECM offering includes:

  • IPOs
  • Pre-IPO funding
  • Placements
  • Rights issues and SPPs
  • Domestic and international investor road shows

In mid-2020, Ashanti Capital merged with boutique corporate advisory firm, Sternship Advisers. Complementing Ashanti’s ECM offering, Sternship provides leading independent M&A advice across a wide range of transaction types.

Together Ashanti and Sternship offer expert advice and management for:

  • Placements
  • Market sell-downs and block trades
  • Equity capital raisings
  • IPOs
  • Corporate advice and structuring
  • Share price advice and valuation
  • Mergers & acquisition advice and execution

Community

At Ashanti, we are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate by purposefully allocating part of our profits to charitable endeavours aimed at promoting individual and community development.

Our Experience

Initial Public Offering
AU$22,000,000
Joint Lead Manager
November 2021
Initial Public Offering
AU$70,700,000
Co Manager
May 2021
Initial Public Offering
AU$32,800,000
Co Manager
December 2020
Initial Public Offering
AU$8,000,000
Lead Manager
November 2020
All, Institutional Placement
$AU25,000,000
Joint Lead Manager
November 2023
Institutional Placement
US$20,000,000
Joint Placement Agent
October 2023
Institutional Placement
$A4,6000,000
Joint Lead Manager
October 2023
All, Institutional Placement
US$230,000,000
Joint Placement Agent
June 2023

Our Team

Rob Hamilton

Managing Director

Rob is the founder and Managing Director of Ashanti Capital. He is also the Investment Manager for the Ashanti Investment Fund.
Rob was previously the Managing Director in the ECM team for Reorient Financial Markets in Hong Kong, where he was based for 5 years between 2010-2015. Prior to moving to HK, Rob spent four years in Perth working for Macquarie Bank and Argonaut (Corporate Finance & Institutional Sales).

Ross Gearing

Corporate Finance, Associate

Ross brings 8 years of finance and business consultancy experience across different jurisdictions in Africa, the UK, and Australia. During this time, he has completed an MSc in Marketing with Distinction at Oxford Brookes (UK) and an MBA with High Distinction at Curtin University in Australia.
Ross has held numerous high-level positions in financial planning and business development. This has included assisting management teams with project expansion plans and implementation, and banking risk due diligence audits.
Most recent roles have included being an Executive Director for a boutique hedge fund in Australia and consulting for Investec Bank in Mauritius.