Since our founding in 1997, we have deployed over $2 billion of equity capital on behalf of our funds and co-investors in over 50 investments across Asia. Below is a selected list of previous and current investments.
Asurion Asia Pacific was a joint venture between Olympus Capital Asia and Asurion Corporation (“Asurion”), a global provider of consumer technology protection services. The joint venture was formed to introduce Asurion’s business model in Asia. Today Asurion offers technical support to help customers derive optimum benefit from the usage of electronics, mobile security to help ensure content privacy, and rapid replacement of lost, stolen, damaged or malfunctioning devices.
Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Tokyo, Kyoto Kimono Yuzen Co., Ltd. is a leading specialty retailer engaged in the sale and rental of general kimonos and furisode (a formal long-sleeved kimono for young women turning 20), as well as related merchandise such as general drapery and jewelry.
Mediatti Communications, Inc. (“Mediatti” or the “Company”) was formerly a cable multiple system operator (MSO), comprised of seven independent system operators with over one million homes in its franchise areas, before it merged with Jupiter Telecommunications Co (J-COM) in April 2009. In addition to traditional video services, Mediatti also offered broadband Internet and VoIP services through its cable networks. The Company was initially established as a joint venture between an investor group led by Olympus Capital Asia and Tomen Corporation, a Japanese trading company. In February 2004, Olympus Capital took over control of the company and brought in Liberty Global International (LGI), a major international cable operator, as a partner. Olympus Capital and LGI jointly sold their stake in the company to J-COM, Japan's leading MSO with over 40 systems, in 2009.
Arysta LifeScience Corporation (“Arysta”), headquartered in Japan, is the world’s largest privately held agrochemical company. Arysta specializes in the development, registration, formulation, marketing and distribution of conventional crop protection products such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and growth regulators, which account for approximately 90% of the Company’s revenues. Arysta also develops and distributes life sciences products targeting animal health, human health, and plant nutrition. Arysta has an extensive product portfolio comprising more than 150 products in over 125 countries around the world.
At the time of Olympus Capital Asia’s investment, Korea Exchange Bank Credit Services Co., Ltd. (“KEBCS”) was the credit card subsidiary of Korea Exchange Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Korea. KEBCS was among the top credit card issuers in Korea and its main credit products included general purchases, installment finance, cash advances, revolving credit, and personal loans. Since Olympus’ investment, KEBCS has merged into Korea Exchange Bank.
- Financial & Business Services
- Japan, Regional/Cross-Border, SE Asia
Asia Project Holdings was a joint venture with Fuji Bank (now Mizuho Bank) of Japan to invest in a portfolio of Southeast Asian project finance loans. The loans were senior debt securities primarily in natural resources, petrochemical and other industrial projects, with world-class multinational sponsors and strong risk-mitigating structures.
HDFC Bank is one of India's premier private sector banks. The bank’s founding sponsor is the Housing Development Finance Corporation, India’s leading mortgage lender with an outstanding franchise among consumers in India’s financial services sector. HDFC Bank offers a wide range of commercial and transactional banking services and treasury products to wholesale and retail customers.
Huaxia Dairy Farm Ltd. (“Huaxia”) operates one of the largest progressive corporate dairy farms in China and is a leading producer of high-quality raw milk in the Beijing-Tianjin region, based in Sanhe of Hebei province, China. Established in 2004, the Company is known for its deployment of modern advanced technology, resulting in an outstanding safety record and quality milk that surpasses international standards. Through collaborative partnerships with strategic industry players both in China and overseas, Huaxia Dairy aims to contribute to: the advancement of the dairy industry in China through various aspects of modern technology transfer; raising the standards of animal healthcare, veterinary practice and training; improving dairy herd genetics and feed structure; and introducing precision laboratory testing and traceability.
Aster DM Healthcare (“Aster” or the “Company”) is an Indian company that is a leading healthcare services provider in the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) countries and India. The Company runs clinics, pharmacies and hospitals in several GCC countries (the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar) and owns secondary and tertiary care hospitals in India. Aster currently has 2,300 beds under operation and plans to commission an additional 1,500 beds in the next three years, predominantly in India.
Vishwa Infrastructures and Services Pvt. Ltd. (“Vishwa” or the “Company”) is a leading infrastructure development company with expertise in developing and executing integrated water supply and wastewater projects. The Hyderabad-based company has particular expertise in laying water supply and sewage pipelines and constructing sewage treatment plants, water treatment plants, allied infrastructure, including reservoirs, civil and electrical works and is also involved in setting up Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and micro-tunneling projects.