Ralph Shale In 60 Seconds

Ralph Shale, drawing upon a distinguished career spanning both the banking and corporate finance sectors, has dedicated the last two decades to serving as a trusted advisor to forward-thinking, growth-oriented enterprises. With a diverse skill set, Ralph has offered invaluable expertise as an interim Chief Financial Officer, adeptly navigating corporate finance matters such as capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. His contributions extend beyond finance, encompassing governance and strategic business development, where he plays a pivotal role in charting the course for his clients’ success.

Specialist Skills

Corporate Finance

Raising Funds

Exit Planning

Business Planning

Technology Evangelist

Track Record Highlights

  • Advisor and Acting CFO for Rocketlabs (now NASDAQ Listed), which included supporting them with capital raising, US and NZ Government funding, business strategy, employee share option plans.
  • Established a government backed programme to support capital raising for innovative businesses in New Zealand. Worked with over 100 companies raising over $200m over a 10-year period
  • Advisor on management buyouts in sectors including IT Infrastructure, Printing, Manufacturing and Food Sectors. A number of these involved working with multinational vendors
  • Completed international advisory roles involving clients and or counterparties from China, South America, USA, Europe and Australia
  • Chairman of a NZ software business. I established financial and board reporting requirements. Facilitated a change in shareholders. Company experienced strong growth during this period.
  • Established Treasury Management for a major NZ food and beverage company, which included interest and foreign exchange risk management, and securing over $500m of debt funding facilities

Sector Experience

  • Agriculture & Farming
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Construction
  • Government & Defence
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Technology, Media, & Telecoms

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