Investment Summary

Standard Chartered Private Equity Invests In Longfor Group Holdings

On July 10, 2014, Standard Chartered Private Equity invested in real estate company Longfor Group Holdings for 124M USD

Investment Highlights
  • This is Standard Chartered Private Equity’s 1st transaction in the Real Estate sector.
  • This is Standard Chartered Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Standard Chartered Private Equity’s 1st transaction in China.

Investment Summary

Date 2014-07-10
Target Longfor Group Holdings
Sector Real Estate
Investor(s) Standard Chartered Private Equity
Deal Type PIPE
Deal Value 124M USD

Target

Longfor Group Holdings

Beijing, China
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Longfor Group Holdings is an investment holding company, is engaged in the property development, property investment, and property management businesses in China. Longfor Group Holdings was founded in 1993 and is based in Beijing, China.

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DESCRIPTION

Standard Chartered Principal Finance (SCPF) is the alternative asset investment arm of international bank Standard Chartered. SCPF is split into four segments. These include Corporate Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Alternative Investments. SCPF's Corporate Private Equity Group invests across a range of mid to late stage companies in a variety of sectors throughout the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The Group looks for businesses with motivated management, sustainable business models, and a track record of strong cash-flows. The segment seeks to invest $25 to $100 million to fund expansion needs or management buyouts. SCPF's Real Estate Group targets real estate opportunities in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, with a primary focus on China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. The Real Estate Group will consider equity or mezzanine investments in existing assets, as well as development projects and corporate level investments in real estate owners or developers. SCPF's Infrastructure unit focuses on Chinese or Indian assets across transportation, energy, power, water, environment, telecom and urban infrastructure. SCPF's Alternative Investments practice targets distressed and high-yield opportunities. Standard Chartered Principal Finance is based in Singapore, with additional offices around the world.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 14
Sector (Real Estate) 1 of 1
Type (PIPE) 2 of 2
Country (China) 1 of 1
Year (2014) 3 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-09-29 An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock

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