Tethys Investments strives to invest in a cross-section of businesses which typically exhibit the following attributes:
The minimum equity investment of Tethys Investments in frontier markets of Eurasia is US$5 million.
Here are some of the historical investments of our founding partners. Come back soon to check our PE portfolio.
Tethys Investments aspires to raise funds and manage capital of the international financial institutions (IFIs), funds of funds, diversified financial holdings and family offices with interest in dynamic frontier markets in Eurasia. We cater to investors who look for high risk-adjusted return and long-term value while delivering positive socio-economic impact in countries where we invest. We are looking for partners in creating or making great companies, which unleash the positive power of market economy.
Tethys Investments has an experienced and Western-educated team to support our investees with
We are not operators and seek to partner with or recruit the best-in-class management teams who can operate semi-independently. As partners, we maintain a long-term perspective and exercise the highest degree of integrity, as our reputation is paramount.
Tethys Investments focuses on lower-middle-markets and undertakes growth and distressed-assets investing in Eurasia. We don't invest in industries and companies where we don't know the mechanics and potential of value creation. We consider debt and equity capital options for identified great-value investments. Our investment decision making framework in Eurasia is based on 4 key tenets: (1) regional and country specialization, (2) industry expertise, & (3) rigorous due diligence including quantitative investment analysis & (4) field intensive qualitative analysis.
We seek investment opportunities that result in stronger companies that employ the best people in the industry and region, are socially responsible, and deliver strong returns over the long-term. Whenever our analysis demonstrates viable exit options within 5-10 year term, Tethys Investments can invest in greenfield projects.
Tethys Investments plans to co-invest with other Funds and IFIs to provide adequate capital, resources and global access to portfolio companies. We welcome co-investment opportunities in a wider range of industries and deal types provided our partner co-investor brings value-added industry expertise and relationships. In partnership with other like-minded and value-added investors, Tethys will consider growth capital and special situation opportunities.
We aspire to help companies improve their strategic position by expanding into new markets, growing productivity and strengthening their organizations. To this end we provide hands-on strategic and operations support.
Tethys aspires to produce long lasting positive impact in countries we invest. We believe that impact oriented long-term investments also generate the highest risk-adjusted return to investors and communities.
Investment strategy of Tethys for the North America region is mainly focused on early and seed stage VC Funds or startups. Tethys Investments plans to use its established network and expertise in the Greater Boston area, MIT, Harvard and other start-up centers in the US to connect our investors with the great start-ups of the future. In this channel, we deploy our resources through established VC Funds, leading startup accelerators, experienced Angel Investors and the best crowdfunding platforms in the USA.
After identifying an attractive opportunity, our investment process involves working with managements or co-investors to ensure full alignment of collective interests and structure a deal that produces long-term great value for all stakeholders. We endeavor to engineer smart, conservative and effective capital structure that enables the company to execute its revival and growth strategy in full. With fast-track investment decision process, we have the ability to be flexible, move quickly.
Tethys Investments consider the following deal types for equity investments:
Tethys Investments consider the following deal types for debt investments: