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FUND MANAGEMENT
Europa Capital Management – Bulgarian Post Privatization Fund

ECM-BPPF – a private equity fund with € 40 million equity commitment by ECM and the EBRD. One of the first properly structured PE funds investing in Bulgaria. The RCP professionals managed the fund in 2002, turned around and divested the fund's portfolio in 12 months. Fund's portfolio includes companies in paper, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, wine and confectionery

Industrial Park Sofia East

Industrial Park Sofia East - property development company governed by private equity fund rules. IPSE is capitalised with € 6 million by private investors. Total project size is envisaged to reach € 100 million. One of the first companies developing modern warehouses in Sofia that recorded the biggest warehouse transaction in 2007.

The territory of Industrial Park Sofia East includes an area where a warehouse and logistics base of PICCADILLY AD shall be built; also a modern high-bay warehouse with temperature control has been built for KAVEN ORBICO OOD and is now functional, and the investment project of TRISA OOD for building of their own logistic center is being implemented.

NEVEQ

New Europe Venture Equity - € 25 million private equity fund focused on investments in IT companies. The first structured fund investing in IT companies in the Balkan area. The Fund is backed by private and institutional investors. Investment focus is on software companies, telecoms and system integrators. 

Sigma Hospitality

Sigma Hospitality, Leasure and Tourism - a private equity fund with € 42 million equity commitment focused on investments in leisure hotels at the Bulgarian seaside. Invested funds exceed € 120 million. The first structured investment vehicle investing in the Bulgarian leisure sector. RCP professionals co-founded the fund and co-managed it in the period 2003-2005.

  Ceres – a private equity fund founded by RCP in 2006 and was capitalized by € 50 million. Investors included US and Europe based institutions and high net worth individuals. The Fund delivered superior returns to its shareholders via combined effect of its profitable farming operations and appreciation of its land holdings. Ceres was successfully exited in 2013.
 RECENT SUCCESSFUL EXITS
 
With an annual capacity of about 20 million sq. m. of floor and wall ceramic and porcelain tiles, KAI Group is one of the largest manufacturers of ceramic tiles and glazed and unglazed porcelain tiles not only in Bulgaria, but also on the Balkan Peninsula. KAI Group exports more than half of its production to over 25 countries in Europe and throughout the world including Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Benelux, the Scandinavian countries, and the Balkans.

As of May, 12, 2015 KAI Group is officially member of Mohawk Industries. Mohawk is 1 tiles manufacturer in the world with production capacities exceeding 250 million sq.m. on markets like USA, Italy, Spain, Russia, Mexico, China, etc. Furthermore, the company owns also the most famous tile manufacturer of the world – Marazzi. Moreover, the company is a world leader in the production of carpets, parquet, laminate, linoleum and other floor coverings. Becoming member of international group of that quality is an appreciation of the quality of the assets, management, markets, clients and the business strategy of KAI Group.

  Ceres – a private equity fund founded by RCP in 2006 and was capitalized by € 50 million. Investors included US and Europe based institutions and high net worth individuals. The Fund delivered superior returns to its shareholders via combined effect of its profitable farming operations and appreciation of its land holdings.

In 2 years after inception, Ceres became the third biggest private land owner in Bulgaria with well-built regional representation, farming operations and dedicated Team. In August 2013 Ceres was sold to Rompharm Company. It was one of the largest transactions in Bulgaria for 2013. Rompharm Company is a large pharmaceutical manufacturer with production facilities in Russia and the Balkans and markets in Europe and Asia.

 
Founded in 2004, Sofica has evolved as the most prominent independent business process outsourcing (BPO) provider in Bulgaria, with operations across the nation and Macedonia. Offering a diverse mix of knowledge and competencies in the BPO, ITO (Information technology outsourcing) and HRO (Human Resources Outsourcing) sectors, Sofica is committed to deploying the most advanced information technologies in the development and improvement of the service portfolio Sofica’s consumer portfolio consists of eminent clients including Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ), American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Oracle Corp. (ORCL), DSK Bank and Mtel.
Since March, 2014 Sofica is ownership of TeleTech. TeleTech is a leading provider of comprehensive customer and enterprise solutions, collaborating with the world's leading companies to architect and execute differentiated service experiences across the customer life cycle. TeleTech is listed on NASDAQ.

SELECTED RCP MANAGED INVESTMENTS
Bessa Valey Bessa Valley is a boutique winery situated near Pazardjik in Southern Bulgaria.  The estate of the winery comprises of 266 hectares of land and a state-of-the-art facility for wine making and bottling. 135 hectares  are planted with French grape varieties – Merlot, Syrah, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Bessa Valley has two main brands of wine – Enira, and Enira Reserva, which are positioned at the high end of the price spectrum. It also offers to the market Rose and wines ageing for ten months in French oak barrels, as well as its icon wines BV and Syrah. The winery is now working at full capacity and is able to produce 800 thousand bottles per year. Bessa Valley is a green-field investment initiated jointly by Dr. Karl -Heinz Hauptmann, Count  Stephan von Neipperg and Rosslyn.
Paladin Property Development Paladin Property Development provides project management and property development services. Paladin's services are aimed at both in-house projects and external clients and its hands-on, result-oriented approach delivers an effective and cost-efficient product to its investors, partners, and clients. The firm has expertise in all segments of the real estate market and owns portfolio of properties on the seaside and in Sofia.
Avio Delta Avio Delta is a growing Sofia based air operator, provider of charter flights to private and business travelers. The company is created in 2005 to support the increasing demand for fast and comfortable air transportation between any points among Europe and Mediterranean. Avio Delta serves most possible destinations on demand 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. The fleet is based on Cessna Citation Jets 1, 2 and 3, all newly delivered to the operator in 2007-2008 as well as Beechcraft C90 and newly delivered Diamond Twin Star planes. Total project size is estimated at € 25 million.
Enigma Technology Enigma Technology JSC develops and maintains various web applications, specialized portal sites and e-commerce solutions. The company also develops Internet marketing and advertising tools. It has created and operates comfort.bg, a portal for the construction industry and website.bg for marketing its website development business. Rosslyn Capital Partners has a minority interest in Enigma.   

Empiriu activity is focused on design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems. The company was founded in 2005 and is almost 10 years on the Bulgarian IT market. The company has a highly qualified team of certified professionals involved in the implementation of numerous successful projects. Empiriu AD is an Oracle Certified Partner and has a valid certificate as an Oracle Gold Partner.

"Kunino Energy" JSC is a project company in the field of hydropower. "Kunino Energy" JSC  has developed, built and is currently operating Small Hydro Power Plant (SHPP) "Kunino." SHPP "Kunino" is a hydropower plant, located on the Iskar River, near village of Kunino, Municipality of Roman. SHPP "Kunino" is in operation since May 2013, consists of two hydro groups, based on vertical Kaplan turbines. The turbines are produced by the Czech leader in this field - Mavel. The total installed capacity of the plant is 4410 KW. In 2014, SHPP "Kunino" produced 26,000 MWh of electricity.
 The MONTAGE STROITELNI KONSTRUKCII AD (MSK) company was founded in 1965. MSK is specialized in production and assembling of steel and reinforced concrete constructions. The company is one of the leaders in its area of expertise with a very broad knowledge, experience and resources. MSK achieved ISO 9001:2000 Certificate by TUF CERT Certification Body in 2005 for introducing a System for Quality Control in the field of building activities and the company has been applying this QCS System ever since. As a proven leader and partner, the company was chosen to take part in about 1000 big and unique building constructions in Bulgaria and abroad since it was founded among which the most significant ones are Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy, Heavy Machinery Building Plants in Radomir, Cement factory in Zlatna Panega, Dimitrovgrad and Devnya, Metallurgical Plant – Kremikovtzi, Refinery Plant for Electrolityc Copper, Pirdop, Asparuch’s Bridge in Varna, The National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Metropolitan network construction – Sofia and Thermo-Power Plants in Varna, Maritza-Iztok 2 and 3, Bobov dol. A reliable and well experienced partner offering tailored and customer oriented services aiming at achieving the best quality - price solution.
ON-LINE INVESTMENTS
  Melissa Climate is a company that focuses on IoT - Internet of Things. The company product is used to control air conditioners from distance with an app, enabling the user to always have the perfect temperature at home. Moreover, the climate control is intelligent - a machine learning algorithm learns the customer's habits, adjusts to them and saves about 25% of the energy consumption.

The founders of the Company - Lyubomir Yanchev, Tzani Sabev and Blagovest Dimitrov have diverse set of skills, mainly focused on Product development, Sales, Marketing and Artificial Intelligence.
 
Legaltrek SA is a company that has developed complete practice management system for modern law firms. Servicing lawyers from the East Coast to Asia-Pacific and from South Africa to Norway, LegalTrek is the leader in practice management for boutique and mid-sized corporate law firms. The company is based in Bulgaria. The founders of the business are Ivan Rasic (Serbia) and Alexander Gvozden (Serbia). Currently Legaltrek AD has over 10 shareholders including business angels from Bulgaria and abroad, as funds Eleven Fund Cooperative, Startlabs, Rosslyn. The company generates revenues from customers in over 12 countries.
 
TaxiMe is a start-up IT Company founded by Hristo Chernev. The product of the company is the smartphone application TaxiMe. TaxiMe connects customers with the best taxi drivers in the city in a fast and convenient way. Customers order car through the free mobile app for iPhone and Android, and the system sends the driver with the highest rank nearby. Typical of the service is that TaxiMe only works with specially selected and trained taxi drivers from all companies. TaxiMe application allows ordering selected Taxi without calling a dispatcher. Customers see the time, the position of the driver, his name, model and registration of the car, approximate time of arrival and approximate cost of the trip in real time on their smartphones.

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