Our experienced small & micro cap investment management team
Canary Capital is a boutique Sydney investment management and corporate advisory firm that prides itself on creating value for its clients with long term strategic investments. We also are able to raise capital for emerging companies from early seed stage to pre-IPO stage through to listing on the stock exchange.
Our core investment philosophy is to position our clients in companies we genuinely believe have manageable risks and major upside potential. What truly sets us apart from other corporate teams is our willingness to help emerging companies succeed by directly working with management to build a long term business.
Our investment advisors have over 90 years of collective experience in micro and small cap equity investing. We have an extensive network of retail and wholesale investors, both domestically and internationally. We also work closely with a select number of Australian brokers to bring our clients the very best corporate opportunities.
Arun Sengupta has over 30 years experience working in the financial markets, private equity and corporate finance sector.
Arun started his career in 1987 working in Treasury at Westpac Banking Corporation as a graduate trainee and was offered a permanent position in Treasury in 1988. Arun’s responsibilities involved running exchanged-traded options for both the bond and bill books for Westpac Banking Corporation. He later also ran the over-the-counter bond option book on all government and semi issued bonds.
In 1992 Arun started his own trading business. He traded futures and options on all major exchanges for the next 25 years. In 2001 he also started trading listed stocks, primarily on the Australian Stock Exchange.
In 2017 Arun became one of the founding directors of Canary Capital.
Arun joined the board of Veriluma as a director on 14th March 2018 with the sole purpose of getting the company out of administration and re-capitalised and relisted on the ASX. After achieving this objective Arun resigned on 10th September 2019.
Arun is on the advisory board for DekkoSecure, an unlisted Australian IT company, in 2016 and still serving the company in this role. Canary Capital has been working with Dekko Secure since April 2017.
Arun has participated in a broad range of corporate advisory, funds management and principal investment activities. He has been involved in the establishment, fundraising and operation of both ASX listed companies and in private equity.
Paul Hart has over 25 years experience in equity markets managing private investments and providing investor relations and corporate advisory services to a diverse range of listed and unlisted companies.
Paul Hart is qualified in accounting and marketing and spent 10 years working for Cadbury PLC as a Senior Business Analyst – Global Sugar Confectionery out of St. Kilda, Melbourne. The role involved providing guidance and support to heads of business units around the world in developing their business strategies as well as launching Cadbury products into new markets.
In 2012, Paul left Cadbury and founded InSync Equity Services Pty Ltd which provided Investor relations and corporate advisory services to ASX listed companies and early start-ups.
In April 2014, Paul joined the board of Red River Resources working with Managing Director, Donald Garner, to identify and secure new projects for the company. This culminated in the acquisition of the Thalanga volcanic hosted massive sulphide project from the liquidators of Kagara Limited in October 2014. Paul continued as a director of the company until it successfully recommenced commercial production at Thalanga. He resigned as a director in January 2018 to focus on building the business at Canary Capital.
Paul has also been focused on investing in companies predominantly listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since leaving Cadbury in 2012. Over the past 10 years he has gained a substantial amount of experience in dealing with senior executives, as well as conducting due diligence on companies into which he invests.
In 2017 Paul became one of the founding directors of Canary Capital.