Directors & Management

Simon Bylsma

Director - Origination & Distribution

Simon Bylsma

Director - Origination & Distribution

With more than a decade in building strong relationships in capital markets and financial services, Simon is the first point of contact for ASX-listed companies wanting to find out more about At-the-Market (ATM) solutions.

Simon’s experience in funds management, deal execution and derivatives with a boutique portfolio manager and broker gives him deep knowledge of the challenges and opportunities ASX-listed companies face.

As a Director and Head of Distribution for Acuity Capital, Simon is able to apply his knowledge to help potential client-counterparties to understand how At-the-Market (ATM) solutions can support their operations, strategic planning and growth.

Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Marketing).

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Stephen Earl Acuity Capital

Stephen Earl

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Stephen Earl

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Stephen is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Acuity Capital.  

A passion for problem solving, innovation and helping people led Stephen to set-up Acuity Capital in 2012. Acuity Capital helps ASX-listed companies access and manage capital via At-the-Market (ATM) solutions. ATM funding provides companies with an additional source of capital that is cost-effective and low touch. 

Acuity Capital was the first to provide ATM solutions to ASX-listed companies and continues to be the largest provider of ATMs in Australia, making more than $400m of capital available for over 60+ ATMs with our ASX client-counterparties.  

Stephen brings an astute legal and commercial mind to his leadership role. Before starting Acuity Capital with other ex-Macquarie bankers, Stephen’s career straddled legal and financial services, working at Minter Ellison as a lawyer and at Macquarie Bank in product structuring.  

Using his expertise in commercial law, securities law and capital markets, he guides all stakeholders through the finer points of the ATM process. 

Stephen has a combined Bachelor of Commerce – Bachelor of Laws (BCom-LLB) with a major in Accounting as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDipLegPrac). He was admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2004.

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Jeremy Glaros

Co-Founder & Director – Operations

Jeremy Glaros

Co-Founder & Director – Operations

With a career spanning a wide range of senior strategic roles in financial services and corporate consulting, Jeremy offers a broad set of skills in company strategy and product development.

After joining Macquarie Bank in 2010, he quickly rose to take on the role of Head of Equity Derivatives Structuring for Asia, leading strategy, development and pricing across the business.

As an Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company he worked with C-suite leaders and boards across multiple industries to solve complex strategic challenges.

Jeremy is responsible for managing day-to-day operations to ensure all Acuity Capital’s client-counterparties stay fully informed and receive exceptional levels of customer service.

Jeremy holds a Master of Finance from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Adelaide.

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Campbell Hedley

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Campbell Hedley

General Counsel & Company Secretary

As General Counsel and Company Secretary, Campbell Hedley draws on his experience in corporate law to deliver advice and direction on all legal and risk matters on behalf of Acuity Capital.

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Campbell has held senior risk and legal roles in a diverse range of companies including Macquarie Group and Qantas Airways Limited. While banking and finance has been a key focus in his work, Campbell also brings experience in a broad range of industries, from corporate agriculture to liquor & hospitality and human services.

Campbell’s knowledge of financial markets, securities law and his legal and business acumen serve both Acuity Capital and our client-counterparties. He plays an important role in ensuring all stakeholders have a clear understanding of our At-the-Market (ATM) solution.

Campbell holds a Bachelor of Business, a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance. He was admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2001, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

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We believe Australian businesses deserve competitive capital funding solutions to fuel meaningful progress. That’s why we’re dedicated to improving access to, and ultimately reducing the cost of, capital for Australian-listed companies.

Stephen Earl
Co-Founder & Managing Director

Capital with confidence

Acuity Capital was the first to provide At-the-Market (ATM) solutions to Australian-listed companies and continues to be the largest provider of ATMs in Australia.

Established 60+ ATMs in Australia

$650m+ of standby capital available

$130m+ capital provided

What we believe

Cost of capital matters

Cheaper capital is always better. It’s why we’ve dedicated almost a decade to improving access to cost-effective capital and to helping our client-counterparties compete on the global stage.

Funding for progress

Australian companies work on some of the most important challenges facing our world. To help them succeed, we developed an ATM solution to provide Australian-listed companies with a complementary source of additional, low-cost capital.

Genuine alignment delivers real value

The best solutions deliver real value to everyone involved. That is why we only work with companies where their interests and ours are genuinely aligned. If an ATM is not the right solution, we will be the first to let you know.

A long-term partnership

Committed to supporting our client-counterparties,
we only partner with companies where we can add value over the long term.