BXR Group

Selected Current Investments

Corporate Investments


The Education

With over 10,000 current students, The Education is one of the largest specialist schools groups in South Korea. The Education owns 25 hakwons (schools teaching English as a second language) spread throughout the country targeting the top 10% of students. BXR Group together with White Cloud Capital has a controlling interest.

Viking Services

www.vikingservices.com

A fully integrated global oilfield service company providing high quality conventional and unconventional services with a focus on underserved high growth markets in Turkey, Northern Iraq and Central and Eastern Europe. Shareholders of BXR Group together with Abraaj Group own 100% of Viking Services.

Central European Petroleum

www.cepetro.com

A petroleum exploration company holding over 1 million acres of onshore and offshore exploration licenses in the German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Brandenburg. BXR Group holds a 11.9% stake.

Softchoice

www.softchoice.com

A North American value-added reseller of technology solutions and services to SME, enterprise and public sector institutions offering solutions design, implementation and asset management services, as well as access to technology distribution networks. BXR Group invested as part of a consortium led by Birch Hill Equity Partners, holding a 92% stake in total.

Grupo Iowa

A 12,000 Ha farming operation producing corn and soybean operation in Western Bahia, Brazil. BXR Group is the sole shareholder.

GF Agro

www.gfagrollc.com

An investment firm specialised in the development of marginal land in Argentina, owning 60,000 Hectares for the development of livestock farming and agricultural operations and currently operating 10,000 Hectares of developed farmland with over 10,000 head of cattle. BXR Group invested as part of a consortium comprising US and Argentina based high net worth investors.

Hoyo Hoyo Agribusiness

Among the largest oilseed producers in the country, Hoyo Hoyo restores and develops a large scale agricultural concession in Mozambique. BXR Group is the sole shareholder.

Malawi Mangoes

www.malawimangoes.com

A fruit producer in Malawi developing its own agricultural operations and smallholder sourcing schemes as well as pulp processing and distribution capacity to target the growing global demand for tropical fruit purées. BXR Group holds a significant minority stake.

Marex Spectron

www.marexspectron.com

The world’s largest privately owned broker of financial products in the commodities sector and a leader in brokering physical energy products with significant market share in the energy, metals, freight, environmental and agricultural markets – both on-exchange and over-the-counter. It is also a premier specialist broker of financial futures, foreign exchange and securities. Marex is a member of the London Metal Exchange, Eurex, Euronext, ICE Futures Europe, ICE Futures Canada and EDX. BXR Group invested as part of a consortium led by JRJ Group, holding a 72% stake in total.

ETX Capital

www.etxcapital.co.uk

ETX Capital provides institutional, high net worth and retail customers with multi asset and multi market derivative dealing capability through CFDs and spread betting products. ETX Capital is the trading name of Monecor (London) Limited, a member of the London Stock Exchange, established in 1965. Shareholders of BXR Group invested as part of a consortium led by JRJ Group, holding 78.2% in total.

Treos Bio, Inc.

treosbio.com

Treos Bio, Inc. is a computational immunology and immunotherapy company which has developed a proprietary technology to predict in silico likely responders to cancer immunotherapies and to design in silico next generation targeted immunotherapies for a large population of cancer patients.

Check-Cap

www.check-cap.com

Check-Cap is a young and dynamic medical device company with a breakthrough solution for colon cancer screening, working in partnership with co-investors GE Capital and GE Healthcare.

Bluenose AC Investments

BXR Group has entered into a joint investment programme with Canadian real estate investment manager Bluenose AC Investments. BXR Group and Bluenose have together invested in condominium developments with Freed Developments and a number of self-storage sites operated by Apple SelfStorage under the Apple and Alphabet brands.


Fund Investments


White Cloud Capital

www.whcloud.com

A private investment company with offices in London and Sydney that invests strategic growth capital in fast growing companies in selected industries in Europe and Asia Pacific. BXR Group is the cornerstone investor with representation on the investment committee and BXR Group holds a significant minority stake in the general partner (GP).

Crossroads European Real Estate Partners

www.crossroadsre.eu

A new Pan European real estate fund led by David Gillerman, former head of Och-Ziff Real Estate Europe. Crossroads aims to pursue real estate opportunities across various asset classes and geographies and establish joint ventures with best in class operating partners. BXR Group is the cornerstone investor with representation on the investment committee and BXR Group holds a significant stake in the general partner (GP).

Central-Fund

www.central-invest.hu

A private equity investment fund based in Budapest, focusing on turn-around situations in the Hungarian SME segment with HUF 5.75 billion under management. BXR Group is the cornerstone investor with representation on the investment committee and also holding a significant minority stake in the fund manager entity (GP).

Birch Hill Private Equity Fund

www.birchhillequity.com

The leading private equity firm focusing on the Canadian mid-market segment. Birch Hill Equity Partners’ fifth private equity fund was closed in 2015 and raised CAD 1.25 billion. BXR Group is a cornerstone investor in the fifth and fourth funds.

First Reserve Fund XII LP

www.firstreserve.com

First Reserve is an energy industry investor, making both private equity and infrastructure investments throughout the energy value chain. First Reserve Fund XII LP was closed in 2008 and raised USD 8.9 billion.

Laurium L.P.

A Guernsey-based private equity fund providing development and growth capital to natural resources companies. The fund aims to be a significant shareholder in companies with high quality assets and solid management teams. Shareholders of BXR Group are together the cornerstone investor with representation on the investment committee.

Vietnam Investments Group

www.vigroup.com

VI (Vietnam Investments) Group is one of Vietnam’s most experienced and successful private equity investors with an exclusive focus on the country’s economy. VI Group provides early-stage and expansion capital to industry-leading companies in various sectors. Since 2016, BXR Group holds a minority stake in VI Fund III.


Selected Investments by Funds


First Business Parks – Crossroads Real Estate

www.firstbusinessparks.de

A joint venture with German asset manager Palmira Capital Partners building a light industrial real estate focused investment and management company in Germany and Austria.

SMB Hotels – Crossroads Real Estate

www.smbholdings.nl

A lifestyle hotel business based in The Netherlands which is operating and developing hotels in The Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Spain under the proprietary “Sir” and “Max Brown” brands as well as third party brands. In addition to providing mezzanine funding, Crossroads holds a 50% stake in the hotels and a 33% stake in the associated food & beverage business.

Danzep Hotels – Crossroads Real Estate

www.danzep.com

Master franchisee of the easyHotel brand in the Benelux with operational budget hotels and new developments. Crossroads has provided secured loan funding.

Austep – White Cloud

www.austep.com

An engineering business specialising in wastewater treatment and organic waste-to-energy plants, using proprietary technology to develop projects in Italy, USA and other countries.

Atlantis Healthcare – White Cloud

www.atlantishealthcare.com

An international leader in providing patient adherence and behavioural change solutions to pharmaceutical companies, public health and health insurers. Atlantis Healthcare has delivered over 140 programmes across 53 disease states with offices in Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Spain, the UK and the USA.

The Fertility Partnership – White Cloud

www.thefertilitypartnership.com

The UK’s leading provider of IVF and related fertility services. The business was founded in 2012 by the merging of the IVF centres associated with Oxford University and Imperial College, London, and has since expanded throughout the UK, Poland and beyond.

Doctors Beck & Stone – White Cloud

www.doctorsbeckandstone.com

The first company to establish a chain of high-end veterinary clinics in China. It has the strategic ambition to create the leading chain of international-standard, high-end, veterinary clinics across the Asia-Pacific region.

FDC – White Cloud

www.fdc.sg

One of the largest chains of dental clinics in Singapore, with thirteen locations across the country. The company was founded in 2011 and serves over 60,000 active patients and employs over 70 people.

Koen Media – White Cloud

www.fdc.sg

The leading independent producer of entertainment for the TV market and digital platforms in South Korea. The group has a diverse range of media operations, including entertainment production, talent management and providing home shopping content.

Biobeats – White Cloud VC

www.biobeats.com

Using existing consumer wearable devices and smartphones, this cloud-based program gathers biometric information about user wellbeing to create a unique profile on a personal dashboard. White Cloud is the single largest investor after the founders, having led an investment round with participation from AXA Strategic and IQ Capital.

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