We are hands on investors that take an active role in our portfolio companies. We primarily partner with entrepreneurs and business owners with a proven track record of successful operations to fuel growth and regional expansion. Our regional expertise, deep understanding of SME operations and ability to use multiple investment tools lets us add significant value to our portfolio companies and generate risk adjusted returns for our investors.
Belt Road Capital’s primary investment focus is on the Greater Mekong Sub-Region, including Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam. The region, bound together by the Mekong River, covers a combined population of 326 million people with a combined GDP at PPP of $2.9 Trillion in 2015. Over the past decade the region has experienced 8.5% annual GDP growth making it one of the fastest growing regions in the world.
Increased focus and investment in region, pro-investment policy reforms and a growing middle class is transforming member countries and provides significant opportunities for flexible investors to gain exposure to rapidly growing companies.
The SME Sector is a globally underserved market segment. The inability to of the formal financial sector to serve the needs of SMEs creates an opportunity for investors who are willing to work with business leaders. By partnering with SME’s across multiple sectors and utilizing both debt and equity instruments we provide entrepreneurs with critical capital used to expand their business in their home markets and abroad.