Value Proposition

Superior access to capital*

  • Only Group of its size and scale focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia.
  • Uniquely positioned given the access to capital in a small frontier economy.
    • c.US$500 million raised in equity at LSE.
    • Issued six Eurobonds totalling US$1.8 billion (including the Eurobond tap offer of US$ 65 million in March 2021).
    • US$3 billion+ raised from IFIs (EBRD, IFC, etc.)

* Figures and statements in this section include the track record of our predecessor company BGEO, prior to the 2018 demerger.

Access to good management

  • Reputation among talented managers as the – “best group to work for”.
  • Attracted talents have demonstrated solid track record of successful delivery.
  • Proven DNA in turning around companies and growing them efficiently.
  • Platform for entrepreneurs to build institutions (entrepreneurship culture).
    • If we do not have the right people then we do not invest: no matter the attractiveness of the opportunity.

Strong corporate governance

  • Strong Board comprised with mainly of independent directors with extensive international experience.
  • Outstanding track record in institutionalising businesses, creating independently run/managed institutions.
  • Approximately 40 employees at the holding company level.
  • Highly experienced management team in each portfolio company with a strong measure of independence.
  • Aligned shareholders’ and management’s interests by share compensation.
  • High level of transparent reporting.