Standard Chartered Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Standard Chartered Private Equity has acquired 1 company.

Standard Chartered Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are retail (24%) and chemicals (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (54%) and pipe (16%). In total, Standard Chartered Private Equity has invested in 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Longfor Group Holdings Limited for $124M.

In the last 3 years, Standard Chartered Private Equity has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). Standard Chartered Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Souq.com FZ- for $650M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Standard Chartered Private Equity Ltd.

Marina Bay Financial Ctr, Level 23, 8 Marina Blvd.,
Singapore, 018981
Singapore
+65 6596 4522
www.sc.com/en/banking-services/business-banking/corporate-finance/principal-finance/corporate-private-equity.html

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 11 1 - 1 - - 13
vol $199M $199M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 2 - - - 3
vol $13M $684M $696M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tek Travels Pvt. Ltd. (Travel Boutique Online) 2018-07-18 - Divestiture
Gurgaon, India · www.travelboutiqueonline.com
InterGlobe Technology Quotient Pvt. Ltd. 2017-05-12 34M INR Secondary Buyout
Gurgaon, India · www.itq.in
Souq.com FZ-LLC 2017-03-28 650M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.souq.com
Souq.com FZ-LLC 2016-02-29 - Growth Capital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.souq.com
Omni Centre Pte Ltd 2015-05-19 - Joint Venture
Singapore, Singapore
An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Co. 2014-09-29 - Growth Capital
Long Xuyen City An Giang, Vietnam · www.agpps.com.vn
Longfor Group Holdings Limited 2014-07-10 124M USD PIPE
Beijing, China · www.longfor.com
AJ Networks Co Ltd 2014-06-20 - Growth Capital
Seoul, South Korea
Choppies Enterprises Ltd. 2014-01-14 - Stake Purchase
Gaborone West, Botswana · www.choppies.co.bw
Ocean Sparkle Ltd. 2013-06-13 13M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Hyderabad, India · www.oceansparkle.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 2 (22%) - 3 (23%) 75M (38%)
Real Estate 1 (11%) 124M (100%) 1 (8%) 124M (62%)
Chemicals 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (8%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (8%) -
Leisure 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Marine - - 1 (8%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Restaurants 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 9 $124M 13 $199M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
India 2 (22%) - 4 (31%) -
China 1 (11%) 124M (100%) 1 (8%) 124M (62%)
United Kingdom 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Botswana 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
South Korea 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Singapore 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Tanzania 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Vietnam 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Bahrain - - 1 (8%) 75M (38%)
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Cross-border 8 (89%) 124M (100%) 12 (92%) 199M (100%)
Total 9 $124M 13 $199M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (44%) - 7 (54%) 75M (38%)
PIPE 2 (22%) 124M (100%) 2 (15%) 124M (62%)
Stake Purchase 1 (11%) - 2 (15%) -
Divestiture 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Joint Venture 1 (11%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 9 $124M 13 $199M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Stake Sale 1 (33%) 650M (93%)
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) 34M (5%)
Trade Sale 1 (33%) 13M (2%)
Total 3 $696M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $124M
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $199M
Largest Longfor Group Holdings Limited
$124M (2014-07-10)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $650M
< $100M 2 $46M
TOTAL $696M
Largest Souq.com FZ-LLC
$650M (2017-03-28)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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