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VALUE CREATION THROUGH RIGOROUS AND HANDS-ON PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Origination

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    Leverage our extensive on-the-ground network to source the best deals

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    Pro-active and proprietary origination approach, not centred on well-publicised and oversold investment pitches from local investment bankers

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    3 key drivers for our deal selection:

    • Ability to do a thorough due diligence and develop a solid understanding of the target business
    • Risk return factors
    • Ability to close

Execution

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    Focus on key issues identified during the due diligence process

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    Use a network of trusted and competent professional advisers (legal, accounting, tax and industry)

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    Find the best deal structure to align all parties’ interests: our investors, owners/management, and 54 Capital as investor and asset manager

Value creation

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    Build long-term and trusting relationships with portfolio companies’ owners, and work side-by-side with them and management

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    Add value through strategy, budget planning and implementation, management team selection and incentives, external industry expertise, better systems and KPIs, improved governance and reporting, as well as M&A and financial engineering

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    Create complimentary synergies and boost regional integration between our portfolio companies

Target returns and risk mitigation

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    We invest across the whole capital structure: equity, debt and anything in between

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    Our equity investments are mainly controlling stakes. We can consider minority stakes but with adequate shareholders and operating agreements

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    Portfolio risk mitigation through sector and/or country diversification, well aligned local partners with integrity, pro-active and hands-on portfolio management

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    Liquidity risk: we invest in businesses with solid exit options