Investment Summary

Exits Ambow Education Holding

On August 2, 2010, invested in education company Ambow Education Holding from Actis Capital

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Education sector.
  • This is transaction in China.

Investment Summary

Date 2010-08-02
Target Ambow Education Holding
Sector Education
Sellers(s) Actis Capital
Deal Type IPO

Target

Ambow Education Holding

Beijing, China
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Ambow Education Holding is one of the top brands in China's fast-growing education industry. Founded by Silicon Valley veteran Dr. Jin Huang, Ambow is a leading provider of personalized education and training services in China. The company has built its school network both by partnering with and operating its own schools to provide education services that complement the national curriculum. Ambow offers high quality education and training services tailored to students' individual ability. Ambow Education Holding was founded in 2000 and is based in Beijing, China.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Actis Capital

London, United Kingdom

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2004
PE ASSETS 24.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Actis Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in emerging markets. Actis segments its investment activity into three areas. These include private equity, energy, and real estate. Actis' private equity team looks for buyout and growth capital opportunities requiring at least $50 million in financing. Depending on the situation, Actis will consider both controlling and minority investment situations. Sectors of interest include financial services, consumer and retail, business services, and industrial. Actis' energy group seeks to invest in in a variety of energy and utility projects. Actis' real estate team invests equity capital in office, residential, industrial, hotel and retail projects. Actis Capital was established in 2004 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 80
Sector (Education) 1 of 2
Type (IPO) 7 of 11
Country (China) 5 of 12
Year (2010) 5 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-07-08 IDFC

Mumbai, India

IDFC provides financial, advisory, and management services for the infrastructure sector in India. IDFC was founded in 1997 and is based in Mumbai, India.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-09-01 RTT

Boksburg, South Africa

RTT is a provider of third-party logistics and distribution services and a forerunner in breakbulk and express distribution. RTT’s footprint extends across sub-Saharan Africa, comprising over 120,000m2 of warehousing and cross-docking facilities. RTT was founded in 1980 and is based in Boksburg, South Africa.

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