We are fundamental investors who screen established companies with confirmed robustness of their business model or technology in their home market and demonstrate the following features
1.Substantially positive EBITDA in the last 2 years
We invest in companies who exhibit positive cash flow or offer strong visibility on future profitability. We understand that young businesses are looking for smart capital to enhance their growth strategy, which is why we align ourselves with companies that over-performed their expectations without overpromising on their targets.
2. STRONG BUSINESS MODEL as the sole value creation driver
Fusion Partners provide smart capital in proven technologies and business models which are applicable in new markets and continents. It is very important that we believe in the sustainability of the businesses. We invest in companies who have shown a clear vision and successful track record in their home markets.
3. MINORITY INVESTMENTS 10 - 49%
Entrepreneurs with skin in the game increases confidence for our shareholders. We value business builders who are eager to retain a majority control for the long term. We partner with entrepreneurs who are happy to use our ecosystem of business network and smart capital to reach the next level.
4. MIN + 30 % CAGR FOR THE NEXT 3 YEARS
We invest in businesses who can scale-up fast by increasing value for their customers in the new markets. Our network of entrepreneurs can provide the right framework to understand consumer preferences in Europe and Asia. We partner with businesses with a clear-cut competitive edge.
5. STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
Fusion Partners injects smart capital in strong teams which show a shared ambition to grow on an international scale. We only partner with managers who think independently and who have the ambition to create a partnership in the new geography that will be transformational for the future of the company.
6. TICKET SIZE €2-25m
Our fund will make equity investment between €2m and 25m to help entrepreneurs expose their business concepts in new markets. We believe setting up the right joint ventures and strategic partnerships is key. We will do this with a consistent mixture of European and Asian partners providing capital investments and business development skills in targeted markets, while at the same time optimizing intellectual property protection in all jurisdictions.
7. STABLE GO-TO MARKET PLAN
The Transcontinental scale-up has to be strategically important for the business. We aim to find entrepreneurs who have a clear business plan for expansion or can’t wait to prepare their strategy to enter new markets.