Actis is one of the leading private equity investors in the world. The firm enjoys the history of investment, which is as old as 60 years. The firm is committed to offer high returns to both the investors and the companies where the investment is made.Profile of Actis The operation of Actis is backed by more than 100 investment professionals working in the 14 different offices of the company. Actis is now proud to have US$3.5 billion of funds under its management. The firm is dedicated to deliver the positive power of capital through its efficient services. Actis is famed to carry forward numerous groundbreaking transactions in its life time.
It was formed in the year of 1948 in order to invest in the developing and underdeveloped economies of Asia, Africa and Caribbean region. The first investment that it made in South Asia was in the year of 1982. The firm shifted its focus to private equity in 1982. Actis Portfolio The firm is having its branches in Africa, China, South Asia, Latin America, South East Asia and United Kingdom. The firm runs surveys in the local level and thus earned local knowledge helps them to carry out the investment decisions in a better way. The local teams of the firm drive tailor investment strategies and deal flow in order to avoid the local hurdles, if there is any.
Being operational in the various parts of the world, the firm is also rich with international experience. The firm is committed to generate business and also promote the business expansion across the borders. Actis also uses its global platform in order to transfer the knowledge from one region to another.
Some of the recent investment projects undertaken by Actis are:
Alexander Forbes, South Africa
Mivan Far East, South East Asia
Accra Mall, Africa
Asia Pacific Exploration Consolidated (APEC), South East Asia
Banque Commerciale du Rwanda, Africa
Candax Energy, Africa
Capital Properties, Africa
Ceylon Oxygen, South Asia
Fuel Logistics, Africa
Highland Petroleum, China
National Stock Exchange of India, South Asia
Shunda Holdings, China
Sinai Marble, Africa
UAC of Nigeria, Africa
Last Updated on : 27th June 2013