Pohutukawa V Investments

Investments

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AS Colour Holdings Limited

Investment Date: 2017
Development Stage: Expansion
Ownership interest: Direct Capital minority interest 
Sector: Printwear
Where: New Zealand 
About: AS Colour is a leading provider of high quality blank apparel and other merchandise to the international screen and digital printing industry, a sector often referred to as printwear. AS Colour is predominantly a business to business wholesaler, supplying its proprietary products into a diverse range of end uses, including concert and event merchandising, corporate events, speciality retail, uniforms, team apparel, and promotional activities.



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Complectus Limited

Investment Date: 2017
Development Stage: Expansion
Ownership interest: Direct Capital convertible loan option*
Sector: Corporate Trustee
Where: New Zealand 
About: BSC Limited is the parent company of Complectus Limited, which has entered into a re-financing agreement and long-term partnership with local private equity firm Direct Capital. *Direct Capital will have an option to convert the loan for 50% of the shares in Complectus at a point in the future.

The partnership positions the company for growth and expansion in a sector that is adapting to rapid change in the management of trusts and estates for families, and increasing compliance and fiduciary supervision in the corporate trust sector, for which Complectus (which comprises Perpetual Guardian, Guardian Trust, Covenant and New Zealand Trustee Services) is the market leader.


 

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Marvel Packers Pty Limited

Investment Date: 2017
Development Stage: Expansion
Ownership interest: Direct Capital majority interest 
Sector:  Food manufacture
Where: Australia 
About:  Marvel is a well-established manufacturer of potato based products, specialising in the production of frozen french fries.  Marvel manufactures potato based products from its manufacturing facility in Victoria, Australia.  Its products are distributed nationally by food service wholesalers to a large and diverse range of independent food service outlets (e.g. fish & chips shops, cafes and restaurants).  

The investment will enable an increase in production capcity, expand product range; and expand sales and marketing.