CIP Merchant Capital is a closed-ended investment company incorporated in Guernsey in 2017. The Company was incorporated as a vehicle through which to exploit the expertise of Merchant Capital Manager Limited, an affiliate of Continental Investment Partners SA, to generate returns for its shareholders through investment in listed equity and other financial products and instruments using a private equity approach.
The fund will be applying an active management approach – through due diligence, acquiring influential minority stakes and board representation where appropriate.
Key investment targets will be predominantly listed companies (equity or similar instruments) with a market capitalisation of <£500m deemed to be undervalued and which are often below the radar of larger institutional investors.
The Company has flexible mandate that will also allow the Company to invest in unlisted companies and other similar funds.