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We are creating value by investing in businesses with high growth potential driving their transformation and expansion
PAI Capital, headquartered in the UK, is a group of companies and associates in various jurisdictions and industries with private investment vehicles and asset management companies presenting the infrastructure and capacity to provide solutions maximising values for its clients. PAI Capital has companies in its group that are regulated by financial authorities and listed on the stock exchanges of UK, EU, USA, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong and China, amongst others.
PAI Capital’s objective is to create significant value for investors and portfolio companies by investing in and actively managing high quality growth businesses where its capital, strategic insight, technological expertise, global network and operational support can drive transformation and expansion.
PAI Capital’s strategy is to build long term value and generate attractive returns by driving development and growth in its investments. PAI Capital provides a flexible vehicle for capital appreciation and offers a range of investment management products coupled with the best-in-class advisory services and financing solutions to drive value in investments across a range of asset classes.
PAI Capital’s managers deploy their own capital alongside that of the fund’s investors, bringing resources, technological expertise and a selection of reliable counterparties which enable it to effectively cater to clients’ investment needs.
PAI Capital is committed to efficient risk management and high-quality client service. It allows clients’ direct insight into their business in terms of risk parameters, as they run no form of speculative risk. The founders’ 40+ years of combined market experience bolsters this focus on understanding and mitigating risk.
PAI Capital focuses on strategic investments in listed and non-listed, mid-large capitalisation deals through minority investments, partnerships or acquisitions. We invest across industries in both growth-orientated businesses globally with a particular focus on the financial services, healthcare, retail and technology sectors.
PAI Capital works in partnership with blue-chip companies, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, and state-owned investment vehicles targeting investments in high-quality assets at attractive prices globally, particularly where there are opportunities to expand globally.
To better serve its clients and partners, PAI Capital is currently building a discretionary investment platform, as well as stock and asset-based lending capabilities.
Select projects and investments
In March 2020 PAI Capital completed a structuring and advisory project for a client in Nigeria that set up a unique retail platform for the Nigerian Army. A chain of over 50 supermarkets and stores across the country as well as a state-of-the-art online portal for shopping has been created to cater to the needs of the vast customer base of the Nigerian Army and other government institutions. Napex.ng is one of the most successful online retailers in the country.
- In March 2020 PAI Capital advised its client on structuring and closing Napex.ng in Nigeria.
- VTRON GROUP
In August 2020, PAI Capital announced its first acquisition of a controlling 24% stake in Vtron Group 002308.SZ, a world-leading developer, manufacturer and distributer of computer and video display systems, for RMB 1.456 b (USD 212 m). PAI Capital invested as a Limited Partner, while government-controlled Beijing Digital China Capital Co,. Ltd (BDCC) acted as a General Partner.
The investment presented an opportunity to create a unique and unprecedented opportunity that will allow Vtron to use its full potential by tapping into domestic opportunities, as well as push forward its global expansion.
- In August 2020, PAI Capital announced its acquisition of a controlling 24% stake in Vtron Group
- IUK GLOBAL
In December 2020, PAI Capital completed its acquisition of IUK Global S.a.r.l – an independent Financial Advisory company, offering full financial planning and wealth management services in Switzerland.
The company’s clients include high-net-worth individuals, corporate entities, business owners and trustees. The services include financial planning services including: Investments, retirement planning, estate planning, portfolio management, discretionary services and tax planning services.
IUK Global Sarl is a Member of L’Association Romande des Intermédiaires Financiers (ARIF), Member number 3126. ARIF is a self-regulating body approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for the supervision of the financial intermediaries.
- In December 2020, PAI Capital expanded its presence in Switzerland’s asset management market with concluding agreement to acquire IUK Global S.a.r.l