Valco through its subsidiary Valco Capital is involved in the areas of private equity and advisory. We normally target to invest in private companies seeking growth capital with a view of an exit through public offering or trade sale.
Typically we take long term investments horizons normally between 7 years to 15 years period in order for investments to reap as much returns as possible. It is also gives us to participate in diverse energy and infrastructure business by getting involved on day to day operations.
There are instances where we would get involved in taking companies private too. This is to provide the company the much needed restructuring and reinventing of business models by injecting the needed capital for such transformation to take place.
We work closely with our equity capital partners primarily from Middle East and China in executing these transactions. In terms of transaction sizes we do transactions anything the sizes of USD 200 million to USD 1 billion where we structure club transactions of these sizes in various assets classes and instruments. We also seek board representations and management control as part of these transactions. We do growth capital, distressed special situations and buyout funds.