About Odyssey

Odyssey Private Equity invests in leading, mid-sized growth companies in Australia and New Zealand, that have the potential to be future leaders in their market segment.

We manage a A$275 million fund raised from major financial institutions, including a number of leading Australian superannuation funds.

Odyssey’s partners share a passion for growing successful businesses, by partnering with management teams and business owners.


Four experienced partners with a shared passion for growing businesses

George Penklis
Managing Partner

Gareth Banks

Jonathan Kelly

Paul Readdy


Odyssey invests in profitable, mid-sized, growing businesses in Australian and New Zealand, to fund organic expansion, acquisitions, management buyouts / buy-ins and shareholder restructures.  Odyssey will invest in both control and minority equity positions.

We work closely with management teams and business owners, bringing experience and equity capital to maximise the growth and strategic value of companies we invest in.  Direct involvement by Odyssey’s partners means quick, flexible decision making.

Come with us on the Journey…


Odyssey’s partners bring a wealth of experience, drawn from more than 50 private equity investments during our careers.

We have successfully invested across a broad range of industry sectors, including consumer products, retail, financial services, industrial products and services, equipment rental, distribution, aged care, manufacturing and building products.



Odyssey Private Equity
ABN 11 614 042 563

Level 31, 200 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

(P): +61 (0)2 8880 7000
(F): +61 (0)2 8880 7010
(E) journey@odysseype.com.au