FE Investments Limited was established in 2003 as a financial services company. The founders, TK Shim and Mel Stewart wanted an organisation that was based on relationship, personal service and professional expertise.
TK Shim’s background was in corporate banking, with Investment relationships, cash flow lending and credit skills. He also brought a philosophy of incremental precision and oriental elegance to the company’s DNA. Mel Stewart had deep roots in the rural sector and extensive experience in business and property asset based finance. His broad connections were matched with entrepreneurial flair, creative instincts and marketing skills.
They are the yin and yang of FE Investments, and FE’s services reflect this same philosophy in the two sides of FE’s business – harmony and balance between funds in and funds out.
Ownership of FE Investments Limited
In 2017, FE Investments Ltd, through acquisition and merger, became an subsidiary of FE Investments Group Ltd (FEIG), a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange as FEI.AX.
This listing means that FE Investments moves forward with its ambitious growth aspirations for investments and lending products in both New Zealand and Australia.
FEI’s focus is the leasing of business equipment and technology products for the SME market. Over the next three years it is expected that this business sector will nearly double and represent just over 50% of FEI’s loan book.