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.
- 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.
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.
Clearwater Capital Partners (“Clearwater”), founded by three principals with extensive experience in Asian debt markets, is an investment management company focusing on Asian distressed debt securities. Olympus sponsored the formation of Clearwater and its first investment vehicle. Olympus Capital Asia was the largest investor in Clearwater’s first fund and owned a minority stake in the management company. Olympus subsequently invested into other investment vehicles managed by Clearwater.
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.
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.
Quatrro Global Services (“Quatrro”) is an India-based business process outsourcing (“BPO”) company, led by Raman Roy, who is widely acknowledged as one of the founders of the Indian BPO industry. Having set up three of the leading conventional BPO businesses in India, Raman and the Quatrro team target the complex needs of mid-sized banks, smaller corporates and SMEs, in addition to Fortune 500 clients. Quatrro has pioneered and successfully deployed an IT platform plus services model across its offerings, which includes finance & accounting (including a set of platform based offerings for Franchisees/SMEs), risk management & mortgage processing services (including fraud detection & prevention, online monitoring, card processing, etc.) and remote technical support for SMEs and small home offices.