Good Spirits Hospitality Limited identifies high quality acquisition opportunities, principally within the hospitality sector in New Zealand. Good Spirits’ key criteria for investment is to identify established businesses with strong, sustainable cash flows and considerable future growth opportunities, whether by way of organic growth or acquisition.
Independent Director – Chairman
Duncan has over 30 years of experience in business principally in the FMCG sector working across multiple international jurisdictions, most recently as Managing Director of Lion’s Asia Dairy business, leading Yum! International’s franchising business and as General Counsel and Company Secretary, leading corporate M&A activity, IPOs and privatisations.
He is currently Chief Executive Officer of China Road, a full service brand-building partner for Australian and New Zealand premium food producers looking to establish and grow their brands for long term success in the Chinese market.
He is Chairman of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, a Director of Athletic Greens, Inc and has served as Chairman on a number of public and private boards, including Heineken-Lion Australia, Banksia Wines Ltd and Bevchain Australia Ltd.
He is co-owner of The Royal Hotel in Wyong on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
He chairs the Remuneration and Nominations Committee for GSH and he has been a Director since March 2019.
Carl has significant hospitality experience. His senior management experience is primarily in the food & beverage sector with 14 years in DB Breweries, Lion Nathan and Heineken joint venture businesses in New Zealand, Asia and Australia including five years as Managing Director of the Heineken-Lion Joint Venture in Australia. His most recent senior management experience has been six years as CEO of pan-iwi owned Aotearoa Fisheries.
He is currently a Director of Hop Revolution Limited, Cawthron Institute and McCashin’s Brewery.
He has been a Director of GSH since July 2018.
Matt is an experienced finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in executive level positions (both public and private companies). He commenced his career as a Chartered Accountant in the field of restructuring and operational turnaround in an Australian mid-tier accounting firm where he was a Partner for ten years and then Senior Managing Director. In 2015 he founded the boutique corporate advisory firm Dynamic Corporate Investments of which he is Managing Director.
He brings extensive experience in growth strategies, operational efficiency consulting, business M&A (including acquisitions, sales and business unit carveouts) and capital structuring/ improvement. He has overseen major operational and financial restructurings of many listed companies including multi-national and cross border transactions. He has broad industry experience across the hospitality, retail, property, healthcare, mining and mining services, technology and childcare sectors. He has strong networks across the private equity, hedge fund and banking sectors.
He currently acts as director and company secretary for a number of ASX listed companies.
He chairs the Audit and Remuneration Committee for GSH and has been a Director since December 2019.
Andrew is a shareholder of GSH via Christie Whiting Vermunt Limited, a 14% shareholder.
Andrew’s background is investment banking and business ownership. He previously worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London and Hong Kong then Bancorp in New Zealand specialising in M&A and leverage finance.
He brings experience in the hospitality sector as the arranger of GSH’s Nomura financing and recently advised NZX-listed Moa Group’s acquisition of Savor Group, owner of Non-Solo Pizza, Azabu and Ostro.
He is a Director of the Auckland Racing Club and Extrastaff, New Zealand’s largest contract labour business supplying the infrastructure sector.
GSH Announcements 2021
|Date||GSH Announcements 2021|
|18-Jun-21||Agreement to Lease Viaduct Venue|
|21-Apr-21||Covenant Regime Agreed|
|12-Apr-21||Wellington Acquisition Update|
|31-Mar-21||GSH provides update on Wellington venue acquisitions|
|17-Feb-21||GSH enters Wellington market with three venue acquisitions|
|15-Feb-21||Closure of Good Spirits Hospitality Ltd Operations|
|15-Jan-21||Results of Annual Meeting 14th December 2020|
|14-Jan-21||GSH Annual Meeting Presentation|
|14-Jan-21||GSH Annual Meeting Chairs Address|
GSH Announcements 2020
Ground Floor, Building B,
Ascot Business Park
95 Ascot Avenue
T: +64 27 7777 107
Link Market Services Limited
PO Box 91976
T: +64 9 375 5998
c/o P O Box 17403