Michael Colebatch


Michael is the Senior Private Transactions Advisor for Rubix Group, leveraging his broad transactional, investment and strategic expertise to provide specialised consultation services which assist clients in achieving their transaction aims.

Michael worked previously in a Hong Kong based multi-family office in 2018 and was responsible there for the management of equity, fixed income, private and special situations portfolio investments for the firm.

He had joined Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited in Hong Kong in 2015 where he was part of the Asia Fixed Income trading desk covering Asian bonds and other fixed income instruments, with responsibility for developing trade strategies and fundamental trading decisions for the broader desk. His primary focus there was on public high yield, complex and special situation credits.

Michael had worked at Goldman Sachs Pty Limited in Sydney in the Principal Investment Area and assisted in the management of both private credit and private equity portfolios for the firm. He had joined Goldman Sachs back in 2011, first working within the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Banking Division where he advised on corporate transactions. He has also previously spent time as a management consultant with one of Australia’s best regarded strategy consulting firms.

Michael was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2009 and had graduated in 2009 from the University of New South Wales with First Class Honours in his Bachelor of Laws degree. In 2009 he was also conferred a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction, majoring in Finance.