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Electra Private Equity PLC

Overview

Electra Private Equity PLC ("Electra") is an investment trust quoted on the London Stock Exchange. Electra has specialised in private equity for over 25 years achieving investment returns substantially in excess of the FTSE All-Share Index.

As at 30 September 2017 Electra had net assets of £758 million and a diluted net asset value per share of 1,981p.

Over the 10 years to 30 September 2017 Electra invested £1.9 billion.

Electra's objective is to achieve a return on equity of 10-15% per year over the long-term by investing in a portfolio of private equity assets.

Electra has a policy to maintain total gearing below 40% of its total assets.

The Company’s Board sets the strategic direction of Electra which is executed by the executive team in conjunction with G10 Capital Ltd, it’s alternative investment fund manager. The Board recently announced that it will update its investment policy in due course to reflect a focus on shareholder returns.

Please visit the Investment Strategy page for further details of Electra's investment strategy.

For further information on Electra's track record please visit the 
Investor Relations page.

  • Direct manager, London-listed
  • Investment focus: UK
  • Deal focus: Buyouts & Co-investments
  • Net assets of £758m at 30 September 2017

Key financials

"I am pleased to report on a year that has seen the Company take great strides in defining and implementing its future strategy whilst continuing to deliver excellent financial returns for our shareholders."

Electra's Full Year Report 2017

The Company’s Board sets the strategic direction of Electra which is executed by the executive team in conjunction with G10 Capital Ltd, it’s alternative investment fund manager. The Board recently announced that it will update its investment policy in due course to reflect a focus on shareholder returns.

Market commentary

"After returning £1.5 billion to shareholders in the year, the balance sheet and prospects for the Company remain strong. We have a focused portfolio, no gearing, a low level of liabilities and further realised reserves after the dividend paid on 1st December 2017."

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