Capricorn seeks to invest as a lead or co-lead investor in transactions valued at $50 to $500 million which are anticipated to produce a high internal rate of return over a four-to-eight-year period. Some transactions may require in excess of $100 million of co-invested funds. Capricorn expects to capitalize on its investors’ expertise and “hands on” experience in turnarounds and other special investment situations by seeking to invest in under-performing companies, generally on a negotiated, exclusive basis. Together with portfolio company management teams. Capricorn will seek to improve short-term performance through financial and operational restructuring, and to create long-term value through internal growth and acquisitions. The investments may involve acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spin-offs or other financial approaches.
|FRX Polymers||7/09||Series A||$6M||2|
|Tesla Motors||5/07||Series D||$45M||8|
|Targeted Growth||2/07||Venture Round||$22.3M||5|
|Tesla Motors||5/06||Series C||$40M||12|