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Private Equity Apax Partners 2008 Annual Report

Private Equity Apax Partners 2008 Annual Report

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Apax Partners 2008 Annual Report


Apax Partners is one of the world’s leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice and management of Apax Partners globally total over $40 billion. These Funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. Apax Partners Funds invest in companies across its global sectors of Tech & Telecom, Retail & Consumer, Media, Healthcare and Financial & Business Services. Funds advised by Apax Partners (‘Apax Funds’) typically invest in companies with a value of between €1bn and €5bn. Apax Partners employs around 300 people with offices in London, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Shanghai, Stockholm and Tel Aviv.


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Source: http://www.apax.com/Apax_Partners_Annual_Report_2008.pdf
Apax Partners 2008 Annual Report


Apax Partners is one of the world’s leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice and management of Apax Partners globally total over $40 billion. These Funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. Apax Partners Funds invest in companies across its global sectors of Tech & Telecom, Retail & Consumer, Media, Healthcare and Financial & Business Services. Funds advised by Apax Partners (‘Apax Funds’) typically invest in companies with a value of between €1bn and €5bn. Apax Partners employs around 300 people with offices in London, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Shanghai, Stockholm and Tel Aviv.


For an article discussing this document and/or more private equity info, please visit: http://www.asiabuyouts.com


Source: http://www.apax.com/Apax_Partners_Annual_Report_2008.pdf

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Apax Partners
Annual Report 2008
 
What’s in thisAnnual Report?
Table of contents
2 Performance highlights4 Apax Funds
live portfolio summary
1
10 Chief Executives letter
from Martin Halusa
14 Investment strategy20 China opportunities and challenges
2
26 Operational structure28 Governance and compliance32 Our values34 The wider community
3
42 Sector review
Tech &Telecom
52 Sector review
Retail & Consumer
62 Sector review
Media
70 Sector review
Healthcare
80 Sector review
Financial & Business Services
4
90 Investors98 Current portfolio100 Apax Partners international offices
Front cover:
ShanghaiWorldTrade Centre, ApaxPartners’ new China headquarters
Section 1:
Overview
Section 2:
Governance
Section 3:
Our sector expertise
Section 4:
Our investors
 
The development ofApax Partners
ThehistoryofApaxPartnersisinterwovenwiththedevelopmentoftheprivateequityassetclassonbothsidesoftheAtlantic.Throughout its 30 year history,the firm has successfully raised and advised Funds which invested across allinvestment stages, and through several complete economic cycles.Thefirmsfocusonbuyoutsisrootedinaculturethathasalwaysbeenoutwardlooking,pioneeringandcommittedtogrowingbusinesses.Thedeepunderstanding of the five sectors in which its Funds invest has been at the coreofApax Partners’ strategy, giving it early access to investment opportunities andan ability to add value quickly to portfolio companies.
At31.12.2008At31.12.2008At31.12.2008
26.6bn£25.7bnUS$36.9bn
Total funds raised1999:The firm raises its first pan-European fund,
having integratedthe management companiesof its European and Israeli offices.
1.8bn
2002:European and US operatingcompanies merge
to becomeApax Partners LLP
2001:Apax EuropeV raised
The largest European privateequity fund at the time.
4.4bn
2007:Apax EuropeVII raised
The largest European privateequity fund.
11.2bn
2004:Succession
Martin Halusa elected CEO tosucceed founder Sir Ronald Cohen
2006 India
Mumbaiofficeopens
2008 China
Shanghaiofficeopens
1994 Israel
TelAviv officeopens
2005 China
Hong Kong officeopens
2004 Sweden
Stockholmoffice opens
2000 Italy
Milan office opens
1976
Sir Ronald Cohen’sMultinational ManagementGroup andAlan PatricofAssociates join forces.
19801976
 P r i va tee q u i t yf i r mb u i l ta ro u n di n d u s t r yse c to r s
1980:Excelsior Fund
The US firmraises its first fund
US$25.53m
1981:ApaxVenture Capital Fund
The UK firm raises its first fund
£10.15m
1990 Germany
Munich officeopens
1989 Spain
Madridofficeopens

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