ALIGNING FINANCIAL CAPITAL WITH EXPERTISE: AN ILLUSTRATION
APPROACH:
  • • Surya partners with founding shareholders to bring Financial Capital and Expertise Capital to develop the Initial OpCo into a Platform Company of scale in the sector.
  • • Surya sources the Expertise Investors (EIs) and the Financial Investors (FIs).
  • • Expertise Investor is typically an operating company from the same sector but from a more developed market.
  • • Expertise Investor contributes some capital as well as management, systems, processes, IT etc, through a pre-agreed SLA.
  • • Surya provides oversight, strategic, business-building guidance as well as fundraising, M&A, and exit leadership.
ADVANTAGES:
  • • Proven know-how from an experienced operator in the industry, baked-in from the outset to complement local knowledge from the Founding Shareholders and the OpCo Management.
  • • Surya, Expertise Investors and Financial Investors all have skin in the game.
  • • Patient capital aligned to long-term growth and business-building.
  • • Over time, development of Platform Company through Organic and Buy & Build growth, taking advantage of knowledge edge in a fragmented market.
  • • Easier to attract world class talent due to size and ambition of Platform Company, backed by credible investors.
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