Black Crane

Fund Strategy

  • Opportunistic corporate finance driven, deep value approach in APAC across the capital structure
  • Create value by driving corporate events and governance changes in undervalued - high quality Co’s
  • Highly concentrated, long equity biased PE approach to public market investments
  • Identify, exploit and monetize dislocations resulting from cyclical downturns, Gov’t policy and regulatory change, poor governance and other factors
  • Promote strategic corporate finance guidance and management engagement; hard activism back stop
  • Seek high quality assets in stressed situations – at the right price – with a navigable path to unlock value
  • Targeting idiosyncratic, absolute returns in 12-15% range, with balanced liquidity and volatility

Black Crane

Value Creation

  • Create value via corporate governance and strategic enhancements into high quality assets in stressed situations –  at the most advantageous entry points
  • Situational awareness into investments ripe for catalyst
  • Highly focused portfolio of high conviction holdings 
  • Exploit short term market volatility for averaging-in opportunities 
  • Long biased, shorts are opportunistic
  • Asset class agnostic and opportunistic; debt and hybrid securities are often a significant proportion of the portfolio
 

Black Crane

Corporate Finance is our Edge

  • Team has more than 50 years combined investment banking experience
  • Extensive high level corporate network and expertise from years in banking enables us to source, due diligence and construct investment opportunities and credibly influence outcomes
  • Deep institutional knowledge of regional dynamics and corporate board dynamics
  • Value creation approach enables deeper management engagement and over a longer period of time
  • Employment of harder activism as a fallback

Black Crane

Advantage

  • Multiple Award winning fund with superior risk adjusted returns – that have been improving since inception
  • Both absolute returns and risk adjusted measurements have been improving since inception
  • Conditionally correlated returns via under-the-radar investments, exploited via unconventional approach
  • Portfolio liquidity is monitored to match fund terms
  • High level of transparency offered to all our investors
  • Co-investments are welcome on selected deals