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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 2016 Electra had net assets of £2.1 billion and a diluted net asset value per share of 5,149p.

Over the 10 years to 30 September 2016 Electra invested £2.1 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 business and affairs of Electra are managed on an exclusive and fully discretionary basis by Epiris, an independent private equity fund manager with over 25 years' experience in the mid-market.

Please visit the Investment Strategy page for further details of Electra's investment strategy and how this is executed by Epiris.

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, Secondaries and Debt
  • Net assets of £2.1bn at 30 September 2016

Key financials

“This has been another busy and successful year during which we have been involved in M&A transactions with a combined value of £3.2 billion. The total investment return of £751 million is the largest absolute return in Electra’s history and represents a 46% increase on the opening portfolio."

Electra's Full Year Report 2016

The business and affairs of Electra are managed on an exclusive and fully discretionary basis by Epiris www.epiris.co.uk], an independent private equity fund manager with over 25 years' experience in the mid-market.

Market commentary

"Investment performance has been driven by the success of our approach of buying attractive businesses well and then transforming them through M&A as well as strategic and operational focus and change. Strong exits such as Elian and Hollywood Bowl have delivered a record £903 million of realisations over the course of the year."

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