• HISTORY

    • Co-ops have history in Australia of significant Capital raises
    • Many household names are co-operatives all of whom successfully raise funds in the market
    • 1st Co-operative registered in 1803
    • Example - Capricorn Automotive Co-operative have raised in the region of $80

    CO-OPERATIVE STRUCTURES


    • Conventional business structure
    • Over 1000 million global members. These have significant economic and social impact
    • In 2008, the world’s 300 largest co-ops generated revenues of more than US$1.6 trillion
    • Co-ops are governed by their members, who typically invest in the co-operative and have an ownership stake 
    • Co-operatives raise money from investors including issuance of Co-operative Capital Units, which are secured across all assets of the Co-operative
    • Investor ability to make a strategic investment direct in CCU (Co-operative Capital Units)