Investment Edge

Public Equities: Gain exposure to local equities ahead of frontier funds and arrival of mainstream investors and before re-rating of local capital markets.

Privatization / Special Situations: Participate in privatization through local capital markets and/or co-investing with international strategic investors. Unlocking shareholder value through company restructuring and recapitalization.

Private Placements: Build relationships with top local entrepreneurs and provide capital through mezzanine financing, convertible debt or Islamic finance. Ability to syndicate deals to other funds and co-investors, flexibility to reduce exposure, execute partial or full exits.

Pre-IPOs / International IPOs: Structure pre-IPO deals with market leading companies or strong contenders to be future market leaders. Build position in local unlisted and listed companies before their international IPOs.

Fortune 500’/Multinationals: Divested brands acquisition, growth and sale to a strategic investor.

Private Equity: Invest in local JVs with global companies (especially Western consumer brands). Buyout of smaller brands from multinationals and roll-up into publicly listed consume platform(s) and capitalize on market penetration and growth in Eurasian markets. Launch commodity trading business, utilizing extensive network of relationships with exporters and importers across the region.

Wealth Management: Wealth management services including capital allocation, tax, estate and generation planning as well as premium concierge services.

Corporate Finance Advisory: Originating and structuring transactions such as unrated bond syndication and placement with international institutional investors, equity investments in local groups or JVs by multinationals. Principal Investments: Principal investments following repayment of shareholder loans and successful build-up of strong equity capital.