Navis Capital


Navis acquires control of its portfolio companies. Since its founding Navis has made over 60 controlling investments most of which have been completed with little reliance on acquisition finance. All Navis’ companies are leaders or near leaders in their fields.

The firm manages several private and public equity funds totaling USD 5 billion, and whose investors include a number of well-known US, European, Middle Eastern and Asian commercial and investment banks, pension funds, insurance companies, corporations, foundations, as well as a number of high net worth individuals and family offices.

Funding Stage

Growth companies.

Sector Focus

Industries/segments in which Navis has invested include food processing, fast food/casual dining, industrial products, fast moving consumer goods, outdoor advertising, auto rentals, consultancy and professional services, amongst others.

Geographical Focus

Private equity investments in buyouts, recapitalisations and financial restructurings in Asia, particularly on enterprises with a strong presence in South and Southeast Asia.

Investment Criteria

Focus on controlling investment buyouts.

We acquire controlling stakes in well established, mid-sized companies, predominantly in Southeast Asia and selectively in Hong Kong, China, and Australia and New Zealand. As a control investor, we can define the strategic direction of our portfolio companies in partnership with the founder and/or management team.

We focus on transactions with equity investments of between US$30 million and US$150 million.


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