The Eights Group

Founding Principles

We are not bound by strict mandates
We are trusted partners in operation, offering more than just capital investment
Access to a continually expanding global network
In seeking strong fundamentals in order to create long term and sustainable value
Ability to invest across the full capital structure
Made, managed & owned
Committed to driving positive social outcomes
Delivering great ideas to back proven management and founders

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The Team
The Eights team have successfully completed a wide range of transactions, as principal and on behalf of clients. We leverage our extensive network to achieve the best possible outcome for each client and investment. Our team is incredibly passionate about preserving the environment.
We work hand in hand with our charity, Granted Foundation as well as supporting many other organisations around the world. Each team member at The Eights brings different cultures, experiences and ideas to each opportunity which help us stay passionate and loyal to our investments & clients.
Nithan Thiru
Managing Director
Nithan has over 15 years of experience in investment banking and private equity. He commenced his career at Merrill Lynch in the Financial Institutions Group before moving into Private Equity
Charlotte Thornton
Executive Assistant
After almost 10 years travelling the world and playing a leading role in the Snowsport industry, Charlotte built an international client base and collected 3 international skiing awards.
Lambros Photios
Technical Director
Lambros Photios is the founder and CEO of Station Five, a software development company servicing institutions such as banks, insurance companies, and airlines. The company has a dedicated team of over 80 people across Australia, Europe, the UAE
Zina Edwards
Specialist Advisor
Zina is Partner and Head of Finance at Hamilton Locke focusing on finance and restructuring particularly in the non-bank lender market Zina advises numerous funds, asset managers and other non-bank lenders
Dr. David King
Specialist Advisor
Dr King was a founder and director of Sapex Ltd, Gas2Grid Ltd and Eastern Star Gas Ltd. He has substantial natural resource related experience, having previously served as managing director of North Flinders Mines Ltd and CEO of Beach Petroleum and Claremont Petroleum
Andrew Cohen
Specialist Advisor
Andrew is currently a director at Perma Funds and is an experienced business executive with over 30 years of experience in providing corporate advisory and investment banking services to international companies

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