Event Details

Simon Baker – Sydney Investor Evening

  • 24 October 2012
  • The Grace Hotel
Registration now open

About the event

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Simon Baker is recognised as one of the most successful CEO’s in Australia when he turned around the REA Group (realestate.com.au) between 2001 and 2008. Not only did he take the market cap from $8m to a high of over $900m within 7 years, but he also built an equity stake worth in excess of $15m.

Since departing in late 2008, he has become a global entrepreneur and investor in 12 different online businesses through his company CAV Investment Holdings.


CAV Investment Holdings along with Wholesale Investor will be holding an investor evening in which Simon Baker, plus the CEO’s from some of Simon’s investee companies will be presenting. This is your opportunity to learn about and potentially invest alongside Simon Baker. You will hear from Simon Baker himself, as well as meet the CEO’s of some of his investments.

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Below is an outline of the 4 companies which will be presenting on the night.

Real Estate Investar

REI is the “online home for property investors”. With a target market of 2 million investors across Australia and New Zealand, REI provides online tools that save time, minimise risk and improve property investment decisions. REI is profitable and has strategic partnerships with Domain and APM in Australia, PropertyIQ in New Zealand and iProperty in Singapore and Malaysia.


CarAdvice (“CA”) is about empowering new car buyers & enthusiasts. Since its inception in 2006, CA has grown rapidly to an audience above 1 million visits per month and has derived revenue via display advertising, premium classified listings and new car sales. CA is the largest independent player in the online automotive space and was ranked #5 auto site according to Nielsen Market Intelligence.


ListGlobally allows any real estate agent or developer to syndicate their listings to a global network of property portals through a simple “all-you-can-eat” subscription. There are currently 20 portals in the distribution network with plans to increase this to 100 over the next 18 months. ListGlobally is currently the only provider of a global real estate syndication network with a high advantage of simple business model, experienced team, established business and strong relationships with property portals around the world.


ArtsHub is an online cultural publisher operating leading sites –artshub.com.au, artshub.co.uk and screenhub.com.au in Australia as well as in New Zealand and the UK. These sites provide readers with news, jobs, reviews, and special offers covering different segments of the arts. These sites publish to over 100,000 paid and free subscribers with generated revenues of $1.9m in FY 2012 mainly coming from classified ads, display advertising and subscriptions.


Simon Baker will be discussing his investment approach for CAV Investment Holdings, growth potential and exit strategies for each investee company.

This is a very limited opportunity to meet one of Australia’s most successful internet entrepreneurs as well as the chance to invest alongside him.

Date: Wednesday 24th October 2012
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Registration commences: 6.00pm
Venue: The Grace Hotel, 77 York Street, Sydney, 2000 NSW
Catering: Tea and Coffee served throughout the evening
Cost: This is a free event for investors, stockbrokers and fund managers
Who should attend: Investors, stockbrokers, fund managers

Seating is strictly limited to only 80 people per event.
You must register immediately to avoid disappointment. These events will not be repeated.

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Event Details



Wednesday 24 October 2012


18:30 – 20:00


The Grace Hotel, 77 York Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

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