Investment Banking Team

Mike NetterfieldMike Netterfield       

Head of Investment Banking

Mike heads Investment Banking and Corporate Finance at APP Securities. Mike has previously held senior positions in Corporate Finance at CIMB, RBS, ABN AMRO, ING Barings and BNP Paribas in London, Hong Kong and Sydney. Most recently he was Head of Corporate Finance (ex ASEAN) at CIMB and Head of Corporate Finance Asia at RBS. Mike has led numerous M&A, ECM and DCM transactions across the full range of Industry sectors, and also has extensive experience working with Private Equity on leveraged buyouts and portfolio exits. Amongst his roles was as team leader for CIMB and RBS’ telco teams.





Nick Dacres-ManningsNick Dacres-Mannings       

Director, Investment Banking

Nick Dacres-Mannings has built a solid reputation as a business builder, corporate adviser and financier over a 25 year career. His initial career and skills was honed by working at the blue chip firms of Gresham Partners, ABN AMRO and HSBC on large and complex transactions as part of their tech and telco teams.

Over the last decade Nick has been involved as a founding Director and owner of the international boutique investment house Helmsec Global Capital.   Transactional experience include the provision of advice on and arranging debt and equity financing, shareholder relations, M&A, privatisations as well as corporate and industry strategy.



Chris MearsLincoln Liu       

Associate Director, Investment Banking

Lincoln Liu has spent the last decade analysing small and microcap stocks, with his first industry move starting in stockbroking. He has research and trading knowledge & experience across Australian equities, as well as the derivatives markets.

Lincoln’s experience in M&A and ECM transactions in Australian equities spans across Resources as well as TMT & Disruptive technologies.

Bachelor of Business & Commerce (App Fin), Master of Commerce (Major in Finance), and MBA Candidate at University of Sydney Business School.




CargyleChloé Argyle        

Associate Director, Investment Banking

Chloé has had several years of experience in the Finance and Investment Banking industry, working at major firms such as UBS and BBY Limited in the area of Wealth Management and Stockbroking. Significant and proven success in in fundamental analysis and trading of Australian equities.

Key member of the project team leading the development and roll-out of the Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX). APX is the next leading stock exchange based in Sydney, with a focus on creating opportunities for growth companies by bridging Australian and Asian Capital Markets.