C&C ALPHA GROUP LTD – about us

 

“We take pride in incubating star projects and helping them move from entrepreneurial risk-taking to structured growth.”

Key criteria for investments

  • A strong management team.

  • Investment ranges from £2m – £40m per transaction.

  • Typical enterprise value of transactions is £10m – £100m.

  • Potential to leverage C&C Alpha Group’s international and cross-industry expertise to create synergies which optimise our strengths of incubating and building business value.

Our approach

  • We take a mid-to-long term view on our investments.

  • Exits come via recapitalisation, partnering with top-tier private equity firms or by listing.

  • We have an entrepreneurial approach with a strong risk appetite.

  • We back pure start-ups in both emerging and well established markets, but also invest in turn-around situations which require operational or financial re-engineering.

Success stories

  • Alpha G:Corp Development Private Limited is one of the fastest growing professional companies in the Indian real estate industry. In 2006 Alpha G:Corp divested equity $65m to Morgan Stanley Real Estate, a division of global financial major, Morgan Stanley.

  • CCAG were capital providers to Air Deccan, India’s first low cost airline. Air Deccan listed on the Indian National Stock Exchange with market capitalisation of $500m and was sold to Kingfisher in 2007.

  • Alpha Orchards was a key agricultural project for CCAG investors. The 3 acre Californian plantation was yielding almonds in excess of 4.5m lbs. since 2010. Alpha Orchards was sold to JJB Farms L.P for $43m in May 2014.

  • The predecessors of CCAG were seed capital providers to Ebookers which was listed on NASDAQ and LSE and was acquired by Cendant Corporation in the US for $450m in 2004.