Mandarin Capital Partners has a proactive "hands-on" approach to its portfolio companies. Not only do the members of the Mandarin team serve as Board Members of the target companies, but they also work closely with the management, and support it in the operational, financial and strategic issues, with a particular focus on international expansion and buy-and-build strategies.
Our portfolio companies can benefit from the entire network of entrepreneurs and institutions that have invested or are related to Mandarin Capital Partners.
In the first fund, Mandarin Capital has created value in the following areas:
- Identified strategic partners, distributions partners and customers in China
- Identified international M&A targets and helped to execute acquisitions
- Provided access to equity and debt financing
- Provided strategic inputs at board level
- Assisted in JV agreements and local partnerships in China
- Identified key personnel for Chinese operations
- Obtained licenses to start business / to build greenfield sites in China
- Upgraded the financial management of its portfolio companies in the areas of budgeting, controlling, cost reduction and banking relationship