Keybridge Capital Limited

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Board Update

7 March 2014

Keybridge Capital Limited announces that Peter Wood stepped down from the Keybridge Board yesterday, following the resolution of the recent takeover offer. The Company also announces the appointment of Craig Coleman, Andrew Moffat and Antony Sormann to the Board.

Peter joined the Board in 2010 and has served as Chairman since 2012. Executive Director Nicholas Bolton said: “Peter has helped steer Keybridge through a period in which the Company has paid off its bank debt and positioned itself strongly for the future. Peter’s expertise in the aviation sector and his independent business judgement has been influential in the achievement of these outcomes. On behalf of the Board I want to thank Peter for his contribution”.

Craig Coleman:

Craig is Executive Chairman of Viburnum Funds Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of family investment company Wyllie Group.  He is a former Managing Director of public listed Home Building Society Limited and prior to this role, Craig held a number of senior executive positions and directorships with ANZ including Managing Director Banking Products, Managing Director Wealth Management and Non-Executive Director of E·Trade Australia Limited.

Craig's other current public company directorships are Non-Executive Director of Bell Financial Group Ltd, Amcom Telecommunications Ltd, Pulse Health Group Ltd and Non-Executive Chairman of Lonestar Resources Ltd and Rubik Financial Ltd.

Craig was born in Melbourne and educated at the University of Western Australia (BCom).

Andrew Moffat:

Andrew has in excess of 20 years of corporate and investment banking experience and is the principal of Cowoso Capital Pty Ltd, a company providing strategic corporate advisory services.  Andrew is Chairman of Pacific Star Network Limited and a non executive director of Rubik Financial Limited, 360 Capital Group Limited and CCK Financial Solutions Limited.

Prior to establishing Cowoso Capital Pty Ltd, Andrew was a Director of Equity Capital Markets & Advisory for BNP Paribas Equities (Australia) Limited where he took principal responsibility for mergers and acquisition advisory services and a range of equity capital raising mandates.

Andrew was born in Edinburgh Scotland, and educated at Curtin University, Perth (BBus).

Antony Sormann:

Antony has over 18 years experience in investment banking and legal advisory services, including nine years as a director of SLM Corporate Pty Ltd and six years working in the investment banking division of N.M. Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Limited of which two years were as an executive in the Rothschild Group’s New York office.  Antony recently established Nero Capital Pty Ltd to provide strategic and corporate advisory services and has been working closely with Keybridge on its asset realisation program and new investment mandate throughout the last year.

Antony was born in Melbourne and educated at Monash University, Melbourne (BLaw/BEc).

All newly appointed directors will be required to retire and stand for election by shareholders at the Company’s 2014 Annual General Meeting.

Keybridge Capital is a financial services company that has invested in, or lent to, transactions which predominantly are in the core asset classes of property, aviation, lending, shipping and infrastructure.

For further information, please contact:

Adrian Martin
Company Secretary
Tel: +61 2 9321 9000