About Us

Smart investors are constantly seeking alternative and smarter ways to invest their money and grow their wealth, particularly in an era of record low interest rates.

Armchair Capital™ enables investors to tap into the skills of a team of independent experts who do all the hard work of identifying, analysing and securing profitable investment opportunities.

Armchair Capital™ through the ISG Private Access Fund offer is an investment strategy created in a regulated environment for investors to share in the ongoing profits and cashflow of successful businesses without having to take on the associated commercial risk and obligations.

A customised fund structure is applied to ensure investment funds and monthly payments to investors are independently managed by the AFSL holder, ISG Funds Management to ensure obligations to investors are maintained.

Your Investment Team

Paul Wilson

Director – Income2Wealth & Founder of Armchair Capital™

Paul’s in depth knowledge of investing, research and client management combined with ISG’s expertise in funds management ensures that there is a consistent volume of lucrative capital investment opportunities for investors. With nearly two decades of experience since founding The We Find Houses Group in 2001, renamed to Income2Wealth Group in 2019, Paul provides an extensive amount of industry knowledge and credibility while maintaining his strong passion for ensuring investors individual needs and circumstances are at the forefront of every investment decision.

Ben Godfrey

Director and Responsible Person for ISG Funds Management & Director - NIVA Group

ISG Securities was founded in 2014 by Ben Godfrey and Maree Hawcroft, and has since grown into ISG Funds Management a group with specialist expertise in investment management, fund creation and management.

Most fund managers are owned, or partly owned, by one of the big banks or financial institutions. ISG own and operate their own financial services license, totally independent from the banks and large institutions. ISG operates in highly lucrative fund niches that deliver win win solutions for investors, fund seekers and financial service professionals.

ISG’s investment strategies and fund structures can be applied to most sectors or subsectors of the economy and they pride themselves on being savvy, transparent, accountable and results driven managers of capital. They work diligently to understand our client’s needs to deliver the results they seek.

Mike Traynor

Director – Succession Management Partners

Mike is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, Registered Company Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner.

With more than 30 years’ experience, Mike is considered a specialist in the identification, evaluation and management of risk. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, feasibility studies, the development of appropriate corporate structures and identification of key performance indicators.

Mike’s experience includes the preparation of business plans, finance applications, transaction negotiations, capital raisings as well as merger and acquisition activities.

Brian Keane

Director – Succession Management Partners

Brian is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

With 15 years’ successful commercial history advising and managing owner managed businesses, Brian has a particular interest in the use of technology in such enterprises to improve business processes and drive profitability through efficiency.

Brian’s expertise includes strategic planning, transaction negotiations and securing finance.

Under his management, Brian was able to more than double the monthly revenue of a steel fabrication company to $1.8 million per month in under six months.

Natalie McKay

Director – Succession Management Partners

Natalie is an experienced business professional with 20 years’ experience.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand who also holds a legal degree, she has significant experience in valuations and transaction services on both the buy and sell side. She is an expert in the negotiation of transactions and in navigating the due diligence area.

Natalie is an experienced Director with a particular focus on the management of logistics and cash flow. She adds significant value to businesses with her expertise and her financial and commercial acumen.

Daniel Noble

Director - NIVA Group

Daniel has over 20 years’ experience, having founded and managed both public and private companies. He specialises in identifying, analysing and structuring investment opportunities, implementation of business turnaround and accelerated growth strategies and has direct access to both debt and equity funding sources across a broad range of business sectors. Daniel’s career achievements are attributable to a combination of broad-ranging expertise and effective communication skills enabling him to achieve ‘buy-in’ from all stakeholders (internal and external).

From 2002 – 2008, he was the Investment Director for Noble Lakeside Retirement Resorts identifying investment acquisitions and feasibility for the group. Between 2009-2012, he founded DriveMyCar a national car leasing company that went on to list on the ASX in 2014. Since 2012, Daniel has focused on business turnaround, direct investment and aggregation of mid-market businesses with revenues between $20– $100m.

Credentials

Master in Business & Technology from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)
Advanced Diploma in Business Marketing from Macleay College.

Roger Noble

Director - NIVA Group

Roger has been directly Involved in the Australian property development industry for over 20 years. Roger has extensive experience in several areas that are key enablers for the company’s success: execution, strategy support, growth enabling, productivity and process transformation, as well as compliance and risk management.

He highly focused on performance outcomes, the building and management of high quality teams, continuous improvement and stakeholder and community management. Roger’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the company is able to meet development and completion objectives.

Credentials

QBCC Nominee Supervisor Licence
Certificate IV Building & Construction
OHS White Card
Bachelor of Building (Construction Management).

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