OUTSOURCED PROGRAMME

To complement Direct Investment activities, Ekuinas also operates the Outsourced Programme with the objective of successfully developing and managing third party Outsourced Fund Managers (OFMs) who undertake investments on Ekuinas’ behalf.

The Outsourced Programme not only supports the achievement of Ekuinas’ financial and qualitative targets but also enables Ekuinas to contribute towards the development of the Malaysian PE industry.

OUTSOURCED FUND MANAGERS

TRANCHE I

Fund name:
Navis Malaysia Growth Opportunities Fund I, L.P.

Fund Size:
RM301.9 million

Description:
Navis was founded in 1998 in order to make private equity investments in growth-oriented buyouts in South and Southeast Asia. The firm contributes both capital and management expertise to a limited number of well-positioned companies with the objective of directing strategic, operational and financial improvements. The firm focuses exclusively on enterprises based in Asia, particularly South and Southeast Asia, where the principals of Navis have lived and worked for many years. The firm manages approximately US$3.0 billion in capital commitments.

Fund name:
CIMB National Equity Fund Ltd. P.

Fund Size:
RM125.0 million

Description:
CIMB Group is a large diversified banking group. Within CIMB Group, the principal investment team GSSI (Group Strategy and Strategic Investments) invests and manages part of the bank’s shareholder funds. As part of those investment strategies, CIMB has been a key partner of many of the emerging Asian funds. GSSI currently oversees US$1.5 billion invested in principal investment strategies. This includes proprietary investment activities where the principal investment team invests in other financial service related businesses, and the private equity strategies where the bank sponsors private equity joint ventures, and invests in third party funds. CIMB has fund teams focusing on infrastructure, private equity and real estate strategies throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Fund name:
Asiasons Harimau Fund L.P.

Fund Size:
RM125.0 million

Description:
Asiasons Group is an Alternative Asset Investment and Management Group focused on Private Equity opportunities in the Consumer Sector in South East Asia. The Asiasons team combines Investment and Operational Experience across 4 countries namely Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia with proven success in identifying and managing growth-oriented investment opportunities and engineering cross-border transactions in the region. Asiasons combines an in-house Consumer Platform covering branding & marketing, digital strategy, licensing & merchandising, visitor experience enhancement, and, media competencies led by a multiple award winning creative director for its value added proposition for portfolio companies

TRANCHE II

Fund name:
RMCP One Sdn Bhd

Fund Size:
RM109.1 million

Description:
RMCP was founded in July 2011 by a team of investment professionals from Ethos Capital Sdn Bhd, where it managed a RM215.0 million private equity fund. The firm’s fund, RMCP One Sdn Bhd, will invest in Malaysian companies in several focus sectors namely O&G, FMCG, retail, education and healthcare. RMCP’s value creation strategies include strategic redirection, governance engineering, operational excellence and business network among others.

Fund name:
COPE Opportunities 3 Sdn Bhd

Fund Size:
RM80.0 million

Description:
COPE was established in 2005 by experienced Private Equity (PE) professionals who have been in the regional private equity space since 1997. Given COPE’s unique expertise, the company is being entrusted to manage several PE funds invested by prominent institutional investors. It is one of few Principal run PE firms that adopt Shariah-compliant investment principles. COPE together with its sister company, Opus Asset Management Sdn Bhd, currently has RM3.0 billion in total AUM.

Fund name:
TAEL Tijari (OFM) L.P.

Fund Size:
RM101.0 million

Description:
A leading Southeast Asian investment management firm that succeeds in being a value and growth partner to the region’s businesses and corporations. Through various conventional and Islamic funds, the firm currently has approximately US$900.0 million of assets under management, with its investor base made up of institutional investors from the ASEAN, European and the Middle East regions. TAEL Partners has a strong regional presence and focuses on a diverse range of sectors including O&G support services and products, education, consumer, utilities and infrastructure, real estate, shipping & logistics, and mining & resources.