We are active investors / co-investors, with both long-term and opportunistic approach.
We are investing (and syndicating) globally in all the type of asset classes, but preferably on award-asset backed opportunities.
As Private Equity investors we act as a trusted partners to family-owned businesses as well as to conglomerates. We are actively involved with the senior management of our portfolio investments to extract hidden values (operational and financial).
Our main aim is to transform local companies to key players within the international market, by contributing equity capital, corporate finance knowledge, strategic planning, hands-on management, hybrid funding structures and international growth & exposure that can boost sales.
We are investing across different sectors, with our preferential choices to be in the sectors of:
renewable energy & environmental,
metals & mining,
maritime & transportation,
retail & luxury
We target companies that:
– face financial inadequacies that impact their further growth and expansion,
– experience management & organizational strategy challenges,
– are ready to be transformed from family-owned or privately owned to publicly listed organizations and raise more equity through IPO, or
– are ready to be sold to strategic investor or to a financial investor through a trade / outright sale
But mostly we are entering into partnerships with the view to transform companies to internationally recognized players or to restructure and turnaround attractive businesses.
More specifically our core competencies include:
• Equity Asset Class Investments:
We generally invest and/or arrange equity (directly or via intelligent & hybrid syndication processes) based on private equity, venture capital or angel investment approaches.
• Asset Backed Investing:
Our businesses, across private equity and credit funding specialize in asset-based investing, and brings significant experience in investing in a diverse set of asset types. Our expertise extends to pricing, owning, financing and overseeing the management of physical and financial assets ranging from real estate and capital assets to financial assets secured by diversified long-term cash flows.
• Industry Knowledge:
We gain knowledge and insights of the industries in which we invest. We have developed a team of investment professionals with significant sector-specific expertise and relationships with market leaders, institutions and individuals globally.
Our experience in mergers and acquisitions enables us to work with corporate boards of directors, management and various stakeholders in order to determine optimal structuring and execution of an investment.
• Equity & Debt Capital Markets:
We have considerable capital markets expertise, and are able to secure low-cost, low-risk financing for any selected investment by accessing the debt and equity capital markets.