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VF Capital Sdn Bhd

VF Capital Sdn Bhd

Background

VF Capital Sdn Bhd (VF Capital) was incorporated on 26th October 2004. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Priharta Development Sdn Bhd (PHT).

PHT, the holding company of VF Capital, is a private equity company with diversified investment in transportation, properties development and holds a substantial interest in the Rimbunan Hijau Group.

PHT sets up VF Capital to provide venture capital to those fast growing high technology companies for expansion and development.

Principal Activities

The principal activity of VF Capital is venture capital investment in high growth and high technology companies primarily focusing on information and communication technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology.

VF Capital is allocated an investment fund of RM50 million for the venture investment. This RM50 million fund is internally generated within the PHT Group and it is expected to be invested over the next few years.

VF Capital also strongly believes that the venture capital industry is closely linked with the capital market and it is VF Capital’s objective to support the Malaysian capital market.

Portfolio Allocation

It is also envisaged that the investment portfolio will be allocated in the following weightage:-

Information and communication technology 30%
Biotechnology 40%
Nanotechnology 30%
However, VF Capital will be actively monitoring and reviewing its portfolio allocation to meet the needs of the market. This is to ensure that VF Capital is able to channel fund into the appropriate sectors and help the companies to grow. VF Capital is a dynamic and responsive venture capitalist who believes in funding the future growth of the technology companies.

Investment Policies & Process

VF Capital primarily invests in companies at their Expansion Stage.

VF Capital may invest in Start-up Stage or Early Stage company only if it believes it has vast growth potential.

VF capital invests in companies that offer prospect for high growth and return in shareholder value over 3 – 5 years period.

VF Capital normally invests in company that it can maintain effective board representation.

VF Capital will not invest in new business opportunities that compete directly with its existing portfolio companies.

VF Capital invests in business with the key success factors and risks that can be clearly identified and understood.

Each investment that VF Capital undertakes must be consistent with its corporate values.
Investment Process

10 Stage Approach

Process Timeline

The investment process from Origination to Investment stage normally takes about 13 weeks (or 3 months) to complete. From there onwards, the Nurturing stage sets in. This nurturing process will take about 1 to 5 years depending on the exit strategy.

VF Capital believes that through the nurturing process, it helps the investee company to identify problems and issues early and deal with them. VF Capital sees this pro-active approach to investing as the best way to preserve capital invested and optimize the performance of the investee company.

Fund Seekers

Your first step onto a steady growth path and winning relationship with VF Capital begins here.

Please send us your business plan now to proposal@vfcapital.com.my and our investment team will review it with great anticipation.

1. Business Plan
To download Business Plan, right click on the link above and save target as.

2. Company Profile

Form 9 (Borang 9)
Form 24 (Borang 24)
Form 49 (Borang 49)
Memorandum and Articles of Association (please submit those if applicable)

3. Financial Statement and Latest Management Account

3 years audited financial statement
3 years financial projections

4. List of Assets and Valuation Report (if applicable)