We are a small team with extensive experience
in starting, managing and financing businesses

Our team combines a deep understanding of investment and finance, with real-world experience of building and operating companies. We know what it takes to make businesses work.

Julian McIntyre

Julian is a successful entrepreneur and investor with unique experience in starting, building and financing businesses in the infrastructure and resources sectors. Julian was the founder and lead investor in Gateway Communications, a pan-African telecommunications business, which played a major role in the development of network infrastructure in over 40 countries in Africa. Gateway was ultimately sold to Vodafone in 2008 for $700 million.

Julian then founded MWB Capital, a private investment company, which generated exceptional returns by acquiring distressed assets during the recent financial crisis. More recently, Julian has focused on private investments and has acquired a range of companies and assets in the natural resources sector. Julian sits on the board of a number of companies, including Hendricks Resources, Ambrian Capital PLC and African Eagle Resources PLC.

Venkat Siva

Venkat is a successful investor and fund manager, having managed MWB Capital's liquid / illiquids portfolio since 2009. At MWB, he led the due-diligence, deal execution and investment management efforts across several transactions in the energy, bulk commodities and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, Venkat worked as a corporate finance banker within Goldman Sachs' M&A franchise.

During his tenure at Goldman, he advised some of the UK's leading blue-chip and mid-cap companies, including Cadbury's, Tesco's, and the BBC, amongst others, on issues relating to M&A, fundraising, restructuring and strategy. Venkat previously worked for Motorola in Singapore, and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.