Our People


Sam van Praag

Sam is responsible for deal origination, deal negotiation and the ongoing management of key client relationships within our Commercial Real Estate portfolio.

Sam has over 14 years’ experience working in real estate private equity and credit markets across both Australia and New Zealand priding himself on having strong and enduring relationships within the industry.

Prior to joining Merricks Capital, Sam was Head of Origination for IDA Property Group, a private equity real estate and advisory firm based in Melbourne.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.