Ironbridge Capital

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Ironbridge Capital is an Australian equity firm which provides equity for Australian and New Zealand businesses. It invests in buyouts and expansions of medium to large sized businesses.[1] Ironbridge was founded in 2003 by Neil Broekhuizen, Paul Evans, Julian Knights and Greg Ruddock, who collectively own the company.[2]

Its largest investment since July 2007 has been media company MediaWorks New Zealand that owns TV3, C4 and half of New Zealand's radio stations including Radio Live, More FM, The Rock, The Edge and The Breeze;[3]

It has a 70% controlling stake in MediaWorks, making it one of the largest owners of the New Zealand media industry, and it plays an active role in the management of the company.[4] Its other investments include Affinity Health, Australian Drilling Solutions, EnviroWaste, FleetPartners, iNova Pharmaceuticals (now sold), Qualcare, ReproMed, Recreational Tourism Group, Stardex Insurance Group and Super A-Mart.[5] Ironbridge Capital also owns the Global Renewables Alternative Waste Treatment Plant located at Eastern Creek, NSW.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Ironbridge". Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
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  3. ^ John Drinnan and Christopher Niesche (21 July 2007). "Ironbridge higher bid secures takeover". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Drinnan, John (19 June 2009). "Media: Ironbridge takes a front seat". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Furniture From Super Amart: Australia's Home Of Furniture". Retrieved 2017-01-26. 

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