Description of the business
The objective of the Company is to steadily grow its earnings to seek to deliver attractive returns and capital growth through a combination of building growing businesses in emerging markets as well as earning revenue from income generating operating activities.
The Company will focus its activities in emerging markets globally (in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The Company intends to:
- develop lending activities to sovereign, corporate and banking entities in emerging markets for a range of business purposes, including for acquisition financing, working capital and investment purposes. The terms of any loans will vary but are typically expected to range from six months to five years. The Company expects that its loans will typically be secured;
- take operational control of businesses through the acquisition of minority and majority stakes in public and private companies in emerging markets; and
- acquire and operate real estate and commodity companies.