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vigpartners.com

Investments

6

Portfolio Exits

3

Funds

4

About VIG Partners

VIG Partners is a private equity firm focusing on mid-market buyouts in the financial services, consumer goods, online and mobile commerce, and household appliances sectors. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Headquarters Location

16th Fl. AIA Tower 16 Tongil-ro 2-gil, Jung-gu

Seoul, 04511,

South Korea

+82 2 -3788-0700

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Latest VIG Partners News

Deal focus: VIG secures rare airline turnaround opportunity

Jan 17, 2023

Send to   VIG Partners stepped into the breach when Eastar Jet’s previous white knight bailed. It agreed to recapitalise the airline on obtaining assurances that key licenses and routes remain in place Eastar Jet is one of three independent low-cost airlines operating in Korea, alongside Jeju Air and T’way Air. Three more carriers in this category – Air Busan, Air Seoul, and Jin Air – are subsidiaries... To continue reading...

VIG Partners Investments

6 Investments

VIG Partners has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Smartscore as part of their Private Equity on June 6, 2022.

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VIG Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/29/2022

Private Equity

Smartscore

$138.51M

Yes

1

6/22/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

4/14/2022

Series C

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$99M

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10

6/5/2018

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

12/1/2006

Growth Equity

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Date

6/29/2022

6/22/2022

4/14/2022

6/5/2018

12/1/2006

Round

Private Equity

Series B

Series C

Private Equity

Growth Equity

Company

Smartscore

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Amount

$138.51M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

VIG Partners Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

VIG Partners has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was BonChon on November 26, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

11/26/2019

Acquired

$99M

1

10/8/2019

Acquired

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$99M

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10

3/18/2016

Leveraged Buyout - II

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$99M

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Date

11/26/2019

10/8/2019

3/18/2016

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Leveraged Buyout - II

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

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VIG Partners Acquisitions

13 Acquisitions

VIG Partners acquired 13 companies. Their latest acquisition was Eastar Jet on January 06, 2023.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/6/2023

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

5/14/2021

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

10/3/2019

Series A

$99M

$2.34M

Acq - Fin

1

11/29/2018

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$99M

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10

2/20/2018

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$99M

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10

Date

1/6/2023

5/14/2021

10/3/2019

11/29/2018

2/20/2018

Investment Stage

Series A

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$2.34M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

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1

1

1

10

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VIG Partners Fund History

4 Fund Histories

VIG Partners has 4 funds, including VIG Partners Fund IV.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1/6/2020

VIG Partners Fund IV

Buyouts & Acquisitions

Closed

$810M

3

2/13/2017

VIG Partners Fund III

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$99M

10

12/11/2013

Vogo Investment Fund II

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$99M

10

12/31/2005

Korea Global Fund LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

1/6/2020

2/13/2017

12/11/2013

12/31/2005

Fund

VIG Partners Fund IV

VIG Partners Fund III

Vogo Investment Fund II

Korea Global Fund LP

Fund Type

Buyouts & Acquisitions

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$810M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

VIG Partners Team

3 Team Members

VIG Partners has 3 team members, including current Managing Partner, Jae Woo Lee.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jae Woo Lee

Managing Partner

Current

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Jae Woo Lee

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Managing Partner

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Status

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