|Description||Emerging markets private equity fund|
Aureos Capital Limited (Aureos) was established in July 2001 as a joint venture between CDC Group plc (CDC - www.cdcgroup.com), a UK government-owned fund of funds, and Norfund, the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund â€“ www.norfund.no).
Once established, Aureos assumed the management responsibility for 139 portfolio companies - “the Legacy Portfolio” - with a book value of US$72 million originally invested and managed by CDC between 1989 and 2001. Aureos has effected 130 exits and the realized and unrealized cash multiple is expected to be around 1.98 times book value.
Since 2001, Aureos has increased its funds under management to over US$ 1 billion and extended its geographical footprint to over 50 emerging markets covering Asia, Africa and Latin America, by establishing 15 regional private equity funds.
|Unitrio Technology||9/2010||Venture Round||$2.2M||1|
|Qingdao Land of State Power Environment Engineering||4/2008||Series A||$10M||1|