Meet the team

Gieldan Capital’s team carries substantial experience across both corporate and structured debt and private equity. Neil Sutton and Jay Mertens together bring 20 years combined experience in structured and leverage corporate and sponsor led debt markets. Additionally, Neil Sutton brings seven years’ of deep experience as a senior investment executive at Gresham Private Equity. Neil also brings an additional seven years’ experience from the UK in insolvency and corporate finance with Arthur Andersen.

Gieldan’s team is supported by the senior executives at FIIG Securities and MH Carnegie. Gieldan’s Executive Committee and Credit Committee comprises Mark Paton (FIIG), Mark Carnegie (MH Carnegie), Matthew Beach (MH Carnegie) and Tony Perkins (FIIG), as well as Neil Sutton.

With the added experience of Gieldan’s partners, FIIG Securitites and MH Carnegie, the Gieldan team brings a unique blend of skills and experience drawn across mid-market corporate and private equity sectors in both debt and equity capacities, providing the right team to deliver quality debt-driven high yield financing solutions.



Neil Sutton
Managing Director
0408 434 881

Jay Mertens

Jay Mertens
Associate Director
0457 521 642

Our awards

  • Core Data SMSF awards 2015 - Fixed income winner, SMSF Member Category
  • Core Data SMSF awards 2014 - Fixed income winner, SMSF Adviser Categor
  • Core Data SMSF awards 2013 - Fixed income winner, SMSF Member Category