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Alternative real estate investment opportunities

As one of Australia’s leading boutique investment manager and non-bank lender, Zagga’s objective is to generate high-yielding, alternative investment opportunities through facilitating the funding of high-quality loan transactions in the Commercial Real Estate Debt (CRED) sector

For Investors seeking alternative real estate investment opportunities​

Zagga offers the alternative of accessing regular, predictable income and the option of adding a ‘middle ground’ to a well-diversified portfolio, all 100% first mortgage secured by Australian property.

For creditworthy borrowers exploring flexible, bespoke alternatives

Zagga means fast, simple and flexible borrowing for multiple loan purposes. Since 2017, Zagga has funded a range of lending transactions across a spectrum of loan purposes.

We’re helping our borrowers bring major projects to fruition whilst also providing investors with attractive returns.

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Typical investment opportunities

Build a diversified portfolio and add that ‘middle ground’ through investing in Commercial Real Estate Debt. Here are some recent high-yielding, alternative investment opportunities we have facilitated for our investors. Register to start exploring alternative real estate investment opportunities in Australia.

Sans Souci, NSW

10.00%

Investor return p.a. (variable)

LVR 65.42%

Residual stock

Estimated term 6-12 months

Blakehurst, NSW

9.90%

Investor return p.a. (variable)

LVR 60%

Site acquisition

Estimated term 12-15 months

Kirrawee, NSW

9.90%

Investor return p.a. (variable)

LVR 65%

Industrial warehouse development

Estimated term 15-18 months

Box Hill, NSW

10.00%

Investor return p.a. (variable)

LVR 69.34%

Land subdivision

Estimated term 12-15 months
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Meet the executive team

Over 100 year’s combined experience

Alan Greenstein

CEO & Co-Founder

Alan has more than 30 years’ experience in banking and finance, following a short stint as a legal practitioner, with work experience in the UK, South Africa and Australia.

He has consulted widely to owner-managed businesses across strategy, technology and operations. He co-founded Zagga in 2016.

Frank Hageali

Director, Investments

Frank has been involved in the finance and property industry for 25 years. Prior to his last bank role as Senior Associate Director/Acting State Director NSW for ANZ Bank’s Corporate Property Group, Frankheld senior and management positions in Corporate, Institutional and Property divisions in Australia’s major financial Institutions. Most recently he was Head of Credit at Secured Lending.

Steven Levy

Director, Investments

Steve has been a part of the core team since inception and comes with a high level of experience in portfolio management, investor relations and capital markets.

As a Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ), Steve is a key operator of the business and member of both the Investment and Credit Committees

Alan has more than 30 years’ experience in banking and finance, following a short stint as a legal practitioner, with work experience in the UK, South Africa and Australia.

Alan Greenstein

CEO & Co-Founder

Frank has been involved in the finance and property industry for 25 years.

Frank Hageali

Director, Investments

Steve has been a part of the core team since inception and comes with a high level of experience in portfolio management, investor relations and capital markets.

Steven Levy

Director, Investments

Marcus is the Co-Founder of Zagga NZ (formerly LendMe), which he started in 2014.

Marcus Morrison

Executive Director

Mr Cranfield is an experienced company director, banker and property developer/investor.

Tom Cranfield

Director Investments

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Three steps to get started​

Register to start exploring the alternative investment
opportunities we offer

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Confirm your investment entities and status as a wholesale investor

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Investment Strategy

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Invest

Earn regular income and be kept informed on your investments

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Some types of alternative investments include real estate, private equity or venture capital, hedge funds, commodities, managed funds, art and antiquities, wine, and cryptocurrencies.

The future of alternative investments looks promising as investors continue to seek diversification, potentially higher returns, and lower correlation with traditional assets. As global economic conditions and financial markets become more volatile, alternative investments offer a hedge against inflation and economic downturns.

The rate of return on alternative investments varies depending on the type of investment and the specific investment strategy used. Some alternative investments can offer higher returns than traditional investments but also have higher risks.

Alternative investments are popular because they offer diversification benefits and potentially higher returns and provide a hedge against inflation and economic downturns.

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Alan Greenstein

CEO & Founder

Alan has more than 30 years’ experience in banking and finance, following a short stint as a legal practitioner, with work experience in the UK, South Africa and Australia.

His many and diverse roles include:

  • C-suite positions in two-listed banking groups in South Africa,
  • CEO of South Africa’s third largest private client wealth manager,
  • Director of a Superannuation Risk and Operations consultancy,
  • a consultant to Westpac,
  • MD of a ‘home loan over the phone’ business established for Real Insurance and Macquarie Bank.

He has consulted widely to owner-managed businesses across strategy, technology and operations. He co-founded Zagga in 2016.

  • Member
    • Zagga Investment Risk Committee
    • Zagga Credit Oversight Committee
    • Zagga Compliance Committee
  • Responsible Manager (AFSL / ACL)
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Frank Hageali

Director, Investments

Frank oversees Credit. He has been involved in the finance and property industry for 25 years. He is a Certified Funds Manager, Property Valuer and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Banking & Finance and Governance Institute of Australia.

Prior to his last bank role as Senior Associate Director/Acting State Director NSW for ANZ Bank’s Corporate Property Group, Frank held senior and management positions in Corporate, Institutional and Property divisions in Australia’s major financial Institutions.

Frank has completed several development projects in his own right in various capacities including financier, developer, superintendent and advisor.

  • Member:
  • Zagga Credit Oversight Committee
  • Zagga ESG Committee
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Steven Levy

Director, Investments

Steven comes with a high level of experience in portfolio and treasury management, investor relations and capital markets.

Prior to joining Zagga in early 2017 as part of the core team, Steven built his base in restructuring, which was not limited to but included consulting to other financiers who were managing their own distressed loans, as well as operating within a newly set up special situations private credit fund.

Steven is an accredited Chartered Accountant (ANZ), Justice of the Peace in NSW, and holds a Bachelor of Business degree.

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Marcus Morrison

Executive Director

Marcus is the Co-Founder of Zagga NZ (formerly LendMe), which he started in 2014.

He is also the Co-Founder of Zagga and is Executive Director, working closely with the CEO, especially across strategy, governance and stakeholder relations.

He is an experienced management consultant and business leader who has spent much of his career working in the areas of organisational strategy, sales, marketing and people. Prior to his Zagga involvement, Marcus worked extensively in large banks and financial services businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Africa.

He has a track record of driving commercial success across a range of industries, including banking and finance. He holds B.Sc (Hons) and B.A degrees from Victoria University.

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Tom Cranfield

Director, Investments

Tom is an experienced company director, banker and property developer/investor with ten years’ experience in investment for special situations and real property via both private credit and mainstream capital markets.

Previous roles include Relationship Credit Manager ANZ Corporate Property Group; Associate Director ANZ Singapore; and Associate Director Secured Lending, with work completed work for major Australian banks, fund managers, insolvency firms and private developers.

His career commenced with National Australia Bank after completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree.