Olympus Capital Asia V, L.P. Fund (ADB-48343-001)

  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 5, 2014
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  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 16, 2018

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Project Description

According to bank documents, ADB committed an equity investment of up to US$40.0 million in Olympus Capital Asia V, L.P. (_OCA V_ or _the Fund_), a regional fund established to make equity investments in around fifteen portfolio companies in three key industry verticals: (i) agriculture & food services; (ii) financial & business services; and (iii) environmental & clean energy. Olympus Capital Asia V had a final closing on July 2017 with total commitments of US$215 million. ADB's commitment was subsequently capped at US$32.5m to avoid being the single largest shareholder of the fund. The Fund is managed by Olympus Capital, an experienced fund manager with 20 years of private equity investing track record in Asia and managing around US$2.0 billion in equity in over 50 companies in Asia. The team is composed of 50 senior advisors and investment professionals in Asia. The senior management team has worked together for an average of 15 years, and has significant capital invested in Olympus funds.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Private Actors
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Private Sector Investment Funds & Special Initiatives Div
Responsible ADB Officer Mahmud, Farshed


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