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ICG Strategic Equity Strategy

Highly differentiated approach targeting gross annualised returns in excess of 15%-20%.

The Strategic Equity investment strategy targets opportunities to purchase significant positions in funds and/or portfolios of companies managed by experienced private equity teams. ICG works with underlying managers and investors to tailor structured
transactions that provide solutions for all stakeholders.

Strategic Equity is a specialist private equity business operating mainly in the US and Europe with a focus on leading restructuring and recapitalisation transactions for mature private equity funds.

Led by a specialist team whose innovative, direct investment approach to this part of the market has resulted in the fund acquiring portfolios at highly attractive valuations of approximately 6x to 7x EBITDA across six transactions to date (as at 31 January 2018).

ICG partners with incumbent private equity managers to purchase their remaining unrealised portfolio companies from older funds, providing investors comprehensive liquidity options. As private equity investors, the Strategic Equity team conducts intensive portfolio and asset due diligence to determine likely future values, timing and paths to liquidity. ICG is also prepared to invest additional capital to enhance a portfolio’s future value, often taking portfolio company board seats.

At 31 January 2018, ICG Enterprise  total exposure to this strategy, including
undrawn commitments, was £41m, through:

  • ICG Strategic Secondaries II
  • ICG Velocity Partners Co-investor

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Share price (ICGT)

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Net Asset Value

As of 31 January 2022
Full year results for the twelve months ended 31 January 2022
Year Net assets NAV per share Share price Dividends per share
Jan 2021 £952m 1,384p 966p 24p
Jan 2020 £794m 1,152p 966p 23p
Jan 2019 £731m 1,057p 822p 22p
Jan 2018 £664m 959p 818p 21p
Jan 2017 £613m 871p 698p 20p
Jan 2016 £521m 731p 545p 11p
Jan 2015 £507m 695p 575p 15.5p
Jan 2014 £494m 677p 563p 15.5p
Jan 2013 £460m 631p 487p 5p
Jan 2012 £415m 569p 357p 5p
Jan 2011 £389m 534p 308p 2.25p
Dec 2009 £338m 464p 305p 2.25p
Dec 2008 £327m 449p 187p 4.5p