Selected Past Investments

Bluenose AC Investments

Property developments in Toronto

Together with Canadian development partner Bluenose AC Investments: Grand Park Village, a one million square foot mixed use land assembly project in Etobicoke, a suburb of Toronto, put together with Freed Developments, and a portfolio of self-storage outlets developed and operating under the Apple and Alphabet brands.

WonderSmile

A fast-growing provider of dental aligners to consumers in Asia, Australasia and Europe. Invested in Series A round.

The Fertility Partnership

A leading provider of IVF and related fertility services in the UK and Poland. Sold in March 2019 to Nordic-based investment company Impilo

BioBeats (Luminous)

Health Care

Creator of digital products to change the way people look at, deal with and take control of their mental wellbeing. Sold to Medopad (rebranded as Huma).

Andion

Waste technologies

An engineering business specialising in anaerobic digestion projects in North America, Italy and elsewhere using proprietary technology.
Invested with White Cloud Capital Fund II

First Business Parks

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. This investment was made by Crossroads European Real Estate Fund and sold in 2018 to Europa Capital.

The Education

The Education is a specialist schools group in South Korea. The Education owns hakwons (schools teaching English as a second language) spread throughout the country.

GF Agro

Agriculture

Owns 28,000 Hectares of land in Argentina which leases its portfolio to agricultural and livestock farming operators. Invested with US and Argentinian HNW investors.

Ferrexpo plc

A Swiss-headquartered resource company with assets in Ukraine, principally involved in the production and export of iron ore pellets. Quoted on the London Stock Exchange. The company’s main asset, Ferrexpo Poltava Mining, is exploiting one of the largest iron ore resources in the world.

Deep Yellow

Uranium mining

A uranium mining business with operations in Namibia whose shares are listed on ASX. Minority stake.

Koen Media

TV programme maker

A leading independent producer of entertainment programmes for TV and digital platforms in South Korea, as well as associated talent management.

Green Gas International

A renewable energy company, mitigating polluting methane emissions from various sources such as coal mines and landfill sites into clean energy with operations in the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland.

SleepCountry

The largest retailer of mattresses in Canada with a network of more than 200 stores and also the largest mattress retailer in Arizona. IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange in July 2015.

New World Resources plc

Ultimate parent company of OKD, a Czech producer of steam and coking coal.

Shred-it

One of the world’s leading secure document destruction service providers, serving over 200,000 customers from a network of 140 service locations in 16 countries worldwide. Sold to Stericycle in 2015

FDC

One of the largest chains of dental clinics in Singapore.

Malawi Mangoes

A fruit producer in Malawi developing its own agricultural operations and smallholder sourcing schemes as well as pulp processing capacity.

Advanced World Transport

A leading private provider of rail and combined transport services in Central Europe. AWT is now owned by PKP Cargo.

Asental Group

Owns and develops commercial properties, business parks and a land portfolio in the Czech Republic.

PannonPower

Operates Hungary’s largest biomass-fuelled power plant and a combined heat and power unit in Pécs, Hungary.

EVM

A leading producer of household chemicals in Hungary with a corporate history of over 70 years.

ETA

A leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of small domestic appliances in the Czech and Slovak markets.

Plastkov Group

A plastic injection molding automotive components manufacturer in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

České Radiokomunikace

The primary provider in the Czech Republic of broadcast transmission and similar services and data transmission services over microwave satellite and optical links.

TVK

A Hungarian bulk chemicals group, primarily engaged in the manufacturing of petrochemical monomers, polymers and finished plastic products as well as the production of chemical raw materials.

GZ Digital Media

A leading player globally in CD and DVD replication and vinyl record production.

RPG Byty

A residential real estate company with a portfolio of approx. 43,000 residential rental units in the Moravia-Silesia region of the Czech Republic, along with commercial space and undeveloped land. After its sale in 2015 to Round Hill Capital, it was renamed Residomo.

Toro Gold

A gold mining company whose main asset is the producing Mako gold mine in Senegal

ETX Capital

Securities trading

Provider of multi asset and multi market derivative dealing capability through CFDs, spread betting products and foreign exchange. Invested with JRJ Group