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WHO WE ARE

Meet the Team behind Ausbridge 

At Ausbridge Capital Partners, our team is our greatest asset. Comprised of accomplished professionals with diverse backgrounds in finance, investment, and industry-specific expertise, we possess a wealth of knowledge and experience that enables us to navigate the complex world of private equity successfully. Our team members have honed their skills at leading global institutions. They bring a unique blend of strategic thinking, operational excellence, and hands-on experience to each partnership we forge. We are united by our commitment to unlocking growth opportunities for our clients and creating long-term value for all stakeholders. At Ausbridge, our collective expertise and passion for excellence set us apart and empower us to achieve outstanding results for our clients and partners.

BEN EVANGELISTA

General Partner

Metro Manila, Philippines

Ben is a seasoned professional with an impressive track record in private equity and infrastructure transaction investments. Ben secured the largest venture capital funding round in Philippine history at over $60M USD. Ben also led the venture to a nine-figure valuation and 400+ locations across the Philippines. He is also a strategic advisor to publicly listed companies, governments, and multilateral institutions such as the Asian Development Bank. Ben has also received a prestigious award scholarship for his graduate studies at the University of Sydney.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Commerce major in Business Management

Del La Salle University

Master of Commerce, specialising in Finance and Infrastructure

University of Sydney

LICENSE 

17+ Licences and Certifications

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DAVID KAHALE

General Partner

Sydney, Australia

David is an accomplished and award-winning advisor to many international organisations. David has been an ongoing delegate to the World Bank Group since 2019 and a strategic advisor to the Department of Transportation in the Philippines since 2017. His advisory roles include ID2020, World Economic Forum, and the Good Health Pass Collaborative. David is a seasoned advisor and analyst with an impressive track record of designing disruptive business models and implementation strategies. David is an applied futurist shaping the future of the digitalisation age from global digital identification systems to the digitalisation of public services like digital transport fares and social services.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business & Commerce, major in Marketing

University of Western Sydney

Bachelor of Arts, major in International Relations and Philosophy

University of Western Sydney

Awards

World Bank Group Transport Infrastructure Solution (1st Place)

Delloite Case Study Challenge (1st Place)

StartUs Insights Top 5 Global Mobility Solutions

Nominations:

Forbes 30 under 30 (2019 & 2020)

Commbank Young Entreprenur of the year (2018, 2019, 2020, 2023)

OUR MISSION

Identify, invest in, and nurture high-potential small to medium-sized companies in the Philippines and Australia, focusing on technology, healthcare, renewables, telecommunications, and banking sectors

By providing these companies with both capital and strategic support, Ausbridge Capital Partners aims to unlock their growth potential, create sustainable value for its investors, and contribute to the economic development and prosperity of the region.

CORE VALUES:

Integrity

We prioritize ethical behaviour, transparency, and honesty in all our actions and decision-making processes. The firm believes that integrity is the foundation of long-term success and strong relationships with investors, partners, and portfolio companies.​

Innovation

We focus on investing in companies with the potential to disrupt their respective industries through innovative products, services, or business models. The firm supports the growth and development of these companies, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within its portfolio.

Value Creation

We are dedicated to delivering exceptional returns for our investors by actively working with portfolio companies to create and unlock value. This commitment includes providing strategic guidance, operational support, and access to resources and networks, all aimed at enhancing the growth and profitability of the businesses in which the firm invests.

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