SGT German Private Equity and Tyrus Capital announce strategic partnership on private equity and capital markets transactions in the United States and Europe


DGAP-News: SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA / Keyword (s): Alliance / Private Equity
29.09.2021 / 14:03
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SGT German Private Equity and Tyrus Capital announce strategic partnership on private equity and capital markets transactions in the United States and Europe

Frankfurt am Main, September 29, 2021 – SGT German Private Equity in Frankfurt am Main (SGF), a listed private equity asset manager, enters into a strategic partnership with Tyrus Capital, an alternative investment manager, to collaborate on capital transactions. investment with an angle of capital markets in the United States and Europe.

In addition to their respective successful investment backgrounds, the two organizations bring complementary skills to the partnership: Tyrus Capital’s extensive capital markets expertise and access to institutional investors combined with SGT German Private Equity’s ability to research, select and execute large M&A transactions.

Tony Chedraoui, Founder, CEO and CIO of Tyrus Capital: “By partnering with SGT, we will identify unique companies that will benefit from our combined expertise to propel them towards further growth, expansion and value creation. This new initiative will further strengthen Tyrus. platform, complementing our portfolio of investment verticals covering structured transactions / event arbitrage, secondary private equity, mortgage and listed convertible debt. In recent months, Tyrus has been instrumental in several highly successful transactions that demonstrate our extensive expertise in the capital markets, including the dramatic turnaround of Ferroglobe and Grupo Villar Mir as well as the restructuring of OHL’s ownership. “

Carsten Geyer, Managing Director of SGF and Co-Managing Director of SGT Capital: “Capital markets are becoming increasingly relevant for creating shareholder value in Private Equity operations. Christoph Gerlinger, Managing Director of SGF and Partner of SGT Capital adds: “By partnering with Tyrus Capital, we are expanding our toolbox to create sustainable profits for our shareholders in Private Equity.

SGT Capital LLC recently announced the purchase of Utimaco, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, based in Aachen, Germany, and Campbell, California, from EQT. Utimaco, with more than 470 employees, enjoys global reach, product recognition and high caliber customers. Investors in this transaction will include SGT Capital Fund II, Tyrus Capital and other co-investors. The usual regulatory approvals in the United States and Germany are required to complete the transaction. SGT Capital filed the required approvals in September.

100% subsidiary of SGF, SGT Capital Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based licensed private equity asset manager (SGTPTE), will manage this investment. The equity invested in this holding and managed by the SGTPTE will be one million in three figures. SGTPTE will close its PE fund for the first time during the closing of this transaction, some institutional investors now being interested in both subscribing to the fund and co-investing in Utimaco.

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About SGT German Private Equity

SGT German Private Equity is a German-based listed private equity asset manager headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. Its wholly-owned subsidiary SGT Capital Pte. Ltd. is a global manager of alternative investments and private equity headquartered in Singapore.

For its new sector-independent SGT Capital Fund II, with a geographic focus on Europe and North America and a ten-year fund life, SGT is targeting fundraising volume target of 1 to 3 billion USD. The management team has many years of experience in renowned locations – global private equity firms, management consulting firms and investment banks.

Since its inception as a leading German provider of venture capital under the German Startups Group brand, SGT German Private Equity has also held a historic portfolio of minority stakes in some promising German startups.

About Tyrus Capital

Tyrus Capital is an alternative investment manager founded by Tony Chedraoui in 2009. The company manages approx. $ 2 billion on behalf of institutional investors around the world, including banks, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, family office foundations and endowments.

Tyrus Capital has offices in London, Monaco and Pfäffikon and provides investors with access to a diverse range of alternative investment strategies, including structured and event transactions, secondary / private equity, real estate and global convertibles. .

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