Charles Fear

Chairman | B Bus, FCA, FAICD, Dip Fin Services

Charles is regarded as one of WA's leading M&A Advisors. He has also been involved in a number of significant capital raisings having raised over $1 billion for clients.

Charles is a co-founder of Argonaut and has a distinguished track record in M&A, advisory and equity capital markets transactions. Charles was previously Managing Director, Investment Banking with the global firm of CIBC World Markets. Prior to that he was a Director of Hartley Poynton and Senior Insolvency Partner of KPMG.

In addition to his roles as Chairman, Charles has responsibility for Argonaut's activities with service companies and contractors, agribusiness and special situations within the Corporate team. He also chairs the Deals Committee, which approves all transactions undertaken by Argonaut.

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Corporate Finance Team

Edward Rigg* Head of Corporate Finance
Charles Fear Executive Director, Corporate Finance
Greg Southee* Head of Asia and Executive Director, Corporate Finance
Nick McDonough Executive Director, Corporate and Debt Advisory
Peter Balsarini Director, Corporate Finance
Matthew Selby Executive Director, Corporate Finance
Angus Thomson Director, Corporate Finance

*Licenced to provide Corporate Finance advice in Hong Kong 


Argonaut Group Board of Directors

Charles Fear Chairman
Edward Rigg Deputy Chairman and Head of Corporate Finance
Glen Colgan Managing Director and Desk Manager
Kevin Johnson Executive Director
Brent Stewart Non Executive Director