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Investments

54

Portfolio Exits

9

Funds

1

About STIC Investments

STIC Investments was established in 1999 as a venture capital firm; it has since become a private equity firm that provides late-stage growth capital, recapitalization, or strategic financing to middle-market companies. Target investment size ranges from $20-50 million in growth capital investments.

STIC Investments Headquarter Location

10 Fl. MSA Bldg. 12, Teheran-ro 78-gil, Gangnam-gu

Seoul, 06194,

South Korea

+82-2-3404-7800

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South Korean equity firm STIC invests $200 million in Singapore-based-ride-hailing startup Grab

Sep 14, 2020

South Korean VC firm STIC Investments Inc. has expanded its reach to the Southeast Asian region with an investment of about $200 million in Singapore based ride-hailing startup Grab . Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grab has continued its operations as a ride-hailing, food delivery, and financial services firm. The startup is among the most promising tech startups in the Southeast Asia region. The startup operates in Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines. It has earlier raised about $3 billion from SoftBank Group Corp. Grab has made investments in Ninja Van, a Southeast Asia based express delivery startup, and acquired Bento- a Singapore based digital wealth tool provider. STIC is one of the largest and most experienced private equity firms in South Korea with investments in companies that engage in promising businesses in various sectors; ICT, bio & healthcare, consumer & consumer technology, games & entertainment, etc. The firm was founded in 1999 and has a proven 20-year track record and abundant investment experience in multiple business cycles. Notable investments of STIC include Big Hit Entertainment Co., the firm behind K-pop sensation BTS, and Vietnamese company Masan Group Corp. STIC’s global investor base includes sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, family offices, endowments, foundations, and fund of funds from Korea, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. What’s your thoughts?

STIC Investments Investments

54 Investments

STIC Investments has made 54 investments. Their latest investment was in Carousell as part of their Private Equity on September 9, 2021.

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STIC Investments Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/15/2021

Private Equity

Carousell

$100M

Yes

15

9/11/2020

Series I - II

Grab

$200M

Yes

4

9/9/2020

Series C

Vpon

$40M

Yes

3

5/25/2020

Series C

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$99M

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10

4/2/2020

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

9/15/2021

9/11/2020

9/9/2020

5/25/2020

4/2/2020

Round

Private Equity

Series I - II

Series C

Series C

Series A

Company

Carousell

Grab

Vpon

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Amount

$100M

$200M

$40M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

15

4

3

10

10

STIC Investments Portfolio Exits

9 Portfolio Exits

STIC Investments has 9 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Grab on April 13, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/13/2021

Acq - Pending

$991

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Date

4/13/2021

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Exit

Acq - Pending

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

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$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

38

10

10

10

10

STIC Investments Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

STIC Investments acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was SYSTRAN on August 11, 2020.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/11/2020

Acquired

Acq - Fin

4

7/16/2018

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$99M

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10

Date

8/11/2020

7/16/2018

Investment Stage

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

4

10

STIC Investments Fund History

1 Fund History

STIC Investments has 1 fund, including STIC Special Situation Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/10/2019

STIC Special Situation Fund II

$1,100M

1

Closing Date

7/10/2019

Fund

STIC Special Situation Fund II

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$1,100M

Sources

1

STIC Investments Team

1 Team Member

STIC Investments has 1 team member, including current Managing Director, Jason Cho.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jason Cho

Managing Director

Current

Name

Jason Cho

Work History

Title

Managing Director

Status

Current

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