Michael Firmin

Over 20 years' experience in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and recapitalisations.

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Professional Career

As the founder and Managing Director of Record Point, Michael brings industry experience and market insight combined with individual focus and a high level of service for clients.

Record Point was most recently winner of the 2017 Private Equity deal of the year ($100m-$250m) and a finalist in the 2017 Oceania deal of the year as well as the 2017 Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year as part of the M&A Advisor awards.

Previous to this, Record Point was awarded the 2016 Best Independent Investment Bank where Michael was awarded Best Independent Investment banker and Best Independent M&A/DCM Banker by East Coles.

Prior to establishing Record Point, Michael was Executive Director, Head of Emerging Companies and Financial Sponsors (Private Equity) at UBS Investment Bank based in Sydney. Previously, Michael was also Executive Director at Pitt Capital Partners, where he was responsible for the origination and execution of Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets transactions on behalf of Soul Pattinson related companies and external clients.

Michael has previously worked at PwC (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) corporate finance in Australia. During his career, Michael has held directorships and responsibilities across a broad range of industries including industrials, natural resources, telecommunications and media, technology, consumer goods and services.

Michael is an accomplished sportsman. He played Rugby Union for his state and was a competitive helmsman and offshore maxi yacht racer completing over 20,000 offshore racing miles.


  • Graduate Diploma, Company Directors Course Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance and Investment Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
  • CPA Program, Australian Society of CPA’s (ASCPA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
Professional Affiliations
  • Fellow, Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • Fellow, Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
  • Graduate Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors