Founded in 2001, Standard Life Private Equity Trust plc is a UK-Based investment trust which invests in diversified portfolio of leading private companies and aims to deliver a long-term total return and value to its investors and shareholders by investing in the diversified portfolio of private equity funds and co- investments that are managed by experienced equity managers to source, grow, and sell private companies and it mainly European focus. The trust portfolio consists of 50 active private equity funds managed by a group of fund managers with the goal to build the portfolio of around 400 private companies and its objective is to deliver long-term return and high value to its shareholders by offering progressive capital gain and Dividends.

The trust’s investment cycle includes investment in private equity through the primary or secondary market or in co-investments, the fund or co-investments then uses capital from for around five years to acquire majority stakes in the management buyouts of the private companies, after few years these private companies are sold, and the cash proceeds are returned to the trust and investment cycle starts again. The trust invests in three ways that are: Primary Investment, which invests in private equity funds that are managed to raise capital and invests for every five years; secondary transaction, where after the fund has invested the fresh capital, it does not permit new investors. And if the existing investor seeks to withdraw the trust can acquire their interest, co-investment, where certain investors are offered with opportunity to invest directly into private company, when the fund manager seeks more equity capital with the motive to acquire a portfolio company.

SL Capital Partners works as the investment manager of the trust that has experience and knowledge to invest in the attractive private investment opportunities and it is managing the trust since 2001. The trust has exposure to the fast-growing private companies that includes Action, ERT, Mademoiselle Desserts, R1, TeamViewer and Trustly. The trust partners with the leading equity Fund managers who invest in Europe and North America these includes Cinven, Advent International, Altor Equity partners, CVC Capital partners, Equistone, IK Investment Partners, PAI Partners, Hg, Nordic Capital and Triton.

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