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Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.
ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Fondul Proprietatea S.A.
Baoxin Auto Group Ltd.
Pangaea Logistics Solutions
Grupo Ser Educacional
Banco Daycoval S.A.
Public Mobile Inc.
ASO 2020 Maritime
Waypoint Leasing Holdings, Ltd.
Circle K Mexico
Intercontinental Potash Corp. (USA)
Cartesian Royalty Holdings
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. ("Globe") is among the world's largest producers of silicon metal and silicon-based specialty alloys, critical ingredients in a host of industrial and consumer products with growing markets. Globe's customers include major chemical, aluminum, and steel manufacturers, auto companies and their suppliers. Globe has operations in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, China, and Poland and is now listed on the NASDAQ (Ticker: GSM).
ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ("RPS") has a strategic position in the Clinical Research Organization sector, providing comprehensive clinical development solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. RPS' clients include most of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. RPS has operations in the United States, Asia, South America, and Europe.
Pangaea Wireless (fka Mio) consists of four businesses: Grupo TorreSur ("GTS"), Network Management Services ("NMS"), CTP Aruba, and Dauphin Telecom. Each company is involved in the wireless communication industry in Latin America.
Creston plc ("Creston") is a marketing services group that offers a wide palette of services such as market research, direct and interactive marketing, advertising, public relations, insight, and strategic services to help meet clients' marketing needs. Creston is currently focused on Europe, and is headquartered in London. Creston is listed on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: CRE).
Fondul Proprietatea S.A. ("Fondul") is a holding company created by the Romanian government to provide restitution to individuals whose property was wrongfully confiscated by the communist regime. Fondul holds substantial minority stakes in several of Romania's core energy and infrastructure companies, particularly those engaged oil and gas exploration, production, and distribution, and electricity generation and distribution. Fondul is currently listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (Ticker: FP:RO).
Baoxin Auto Group Ltd is a leading luxury automobile dealership group in China, including the largest BMW dealership group in China. Baoxin operates 4S dealership stores, showrooms and repair centers with a major presence in Beijing and Shanghai. The company is listed on the Hong Kong Exchange (Ticker: HK.1293).
Pangaea Logistics Solutions (fka Bulk Partners) specializes in the transport of dry bulk commodities on a global basis, serving industries around the world and building durable long-term partnerships. The company’s specialty is operating Handymax, Supramax, and Panamax vessels. Pangaea Logistics Solutions is listed on NASDAQ (Ticker: PANL)
Grupo Ser Educacional ("Ser," fka Faculdade Mauricio de Nassau) is a rapidly growing for-profit, post-secondary educational institution based in Recife, Brazil. Ser offers working adults a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, such as business, law, psychology, engineering, and health sciences in the Northeast region of Brazil. Ser is listed on the Bovespa (Ticker: SEER3).
Banco Daycoval S.A. ("Daycoval") is a well-capitalized mid-sized commercial bank operating through 25 offices across Brazil. Daycoval's primary businesses include credit products for middle-market companies and secured payroll lending. Daycoval is listed on the Bovespa (Ticker: DAYC4.SA).
Cartesian Re (fka Cartesian Iris) is a specialized asset management firm which operates with its affiliate Iris Reinsurance Ltd ("Iris Re"), an authorized Class-3 reinsurer based in Bermuda. Iris Re offers reinsurance primarily in the form of industry-loss warranties and covers a wide spectrum of catastrophic perils across multiple regions. Together Cartesian Re and Iris Re seek to serve the insurance/reinsurance industry and the investor community in a fashion that meets the needs of both.
Public Mobile Inc. ("Public Mobile") is a wireless operator that will offer a flat-rate, unlimited talk-time service in Canada. Public Mobile's initial focus will be cost-conscious consumers in Ontario and Quebec.
TAB Gida is the master franchisee for Burger King, Popeyes, Sbarro and Arby's and operates more than 750 restaurants in Turkey, including 500 Burger King restaurants. With more than twice as many restaurants as its nearest quick-serve competitor, TAB Gida is present in 53 of Turkey's 81 largest cities. TAB Gida has been awarded many accolades, including numerous franchisee of the year and food quality awards.
Moscow Exchange is the sole securities, derivatives, and foreign currency exchange in Russia. The Exchange a vertically integrated operator that provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository services. The company is currently listed on its own exchange (Ticker: MOEX.RM).
BK China holds the exclusive master franchise rights for Burger King for all of mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau). As master franchisee, BK China has the right to own, operate, and sub-franchise Burger King restaurants throughout China, on an exclusive basis, for 20 years.
ASO 2020 Maritime ("ASO 2020") is a joint venture between Cartesian and the Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, designed to opportunistically acquire and operate oceangoing vessels. ASO 2020 has acquired both dry cargo and crude oil carriers and is actively growing its fleet.
redIT is the second largest independent data center operator in Mexico. The company also operates in California, Arizona, and Texas, and provides fiber links between Mexico City and these markets.
Waypoint Leasing Holdings, Ltd. ("Waypoint") is a global leasing company focused on providing international helicopter operators with medium- and heavy-duty helicopters. The company is a joint venture among Cartesian, MSD Capital, the family office of Michael Dell, and Quantum Strategic Partners, the family office of George Soros.
Arlington Industries is an integrated design, engineering, and manufacturing company that supplies parts to the automotive and aerospace sectors. The company supplies critical components, tools, and fixtures to leading OEMs in each industry. Arlington is headquartered in Coventry, U.K.
Circle K Mexico is the exclusive Mexican franchisee of Circle K convenience stores. With 1,100 stores, Circle K Mexico is the third-largest convenience store chain in Mexico and the second largest distributor of AB InBev products.
Flemingo is a global travel retail company with operations in more than 25 countries and a particular focus on emerging markets, including India, Africa, Central Europe, and the Middle East. The company operates across a number of channels, including airport, in-flight, cruise ship, and seaport duty-free stores, as well as border-crossing and diplomatic shops. Flemingo is headquartered in Dubai, UAE.
Intercontinental Potash Corp. (USA) (“ICP”) is a development-stage producer of potassium sulfate (“SOP”), a specialty fertilizer. SOP is a differentiated and difficult-to-substitute fertilizer used for high-value crops and in arid or saline soil environments. ICP’s primary asset is a greenfield mine with large, low-cost reserves of SOP located in a mining-friendly jurisdiction. ICP is an affiliate of IC Potash Corp.
Cartesian Royalty Holdings (“CRH”) sources and invests in mining royalty contracts, with a primary focus on small to mid-size gold mines. These investments are typically structured as an up-front investment in a mine project in exchange for a percentage of production or revenue for a period of years. CRH plans to develop a diversified portfolio of royalty contracts by geography, development stage, and counterparty.