We believe that the social and environmental aspects of businesses ultimately influence returns. As such, we fully expect that our investments, whilst producing superior returns, should be based on ecologically sound principles.

Reporting on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

ADM Capital recognizes the need to manage climate risk through careful assessment and research, and engagement. The publication of our first Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Report is one of many steps to foster sustainable development through our investment decisions, operations, and influence on the companies we finance in the Asia Pacific region.…

Higher Education Focused iNurture Raises USD15m to Propel Growth

iNurture Education Solutions, a pioneering EdTech firm in higher education, providing new-age and industry-relevant under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes in partnership with recognised universities in India, has raised $15 million in a combination of debt and equity from  ADM Capital, an investment firm with a focus on financing growth, cross border transactions, acquisitions and special…

ADM Capital Asia Private Credit in 2022 – Reflections, Expectations

Chinese New Year of the Tiger celebrations feel distant in Hong Kong as we navigate the first serious wave of Covid-19 infections. Nonetheless, we are hopeful that 2022 will prove successful for our private lending strategy as the region’s economies rebound from their own Covid-19 restrictions and domestic and international travel resumes.   OPPORTUNITY SET…

Halo Creative & Design Secures USD60m Growth Finance Facility From ADM Capital

Halo Creative & Design Secures USD60m Growth Finance Facility From ADM Capital Halo Creative & Design (the “Company”), the luxury furniture and design company behind the Timothy Oulton brand, today announced that it closed the first tranche of a USD60m growth financing facility from ADM Capital, a global investment manager with USD2.3 billion assets under…

Chris Botsford Participates in Panel with The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

Chris Botsford, Co-founding Partner at ADM Capital, participated in a virtual panel discussion alongside The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action on 20 January 2021. Vivek Pathak, recently appointed the Global Head of Climate Business at IFC after serving as the IFC Regional Director for East Asia and the Pacific since October 2014, chaired…

ADM Capital Launches Emerging Asia Renewable Energy Debt Fund with USD100m from AIIB

ADM Capital Launches Emerging Asia Renewable Energy Debt Fund with USD100m from AIIB; Continues to Support Emerging Asia Entrepreneurs   [HONG KONG, 30 NOVEMBER] – ADM Capital, the Hong Kong headquartered investment manager with specialist experience in Asia Pacific credit and sustainable investment, has received a USD100m seed commitment from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank…

CWR Launches Reports on Sea Level Rise in Asia

CWR, an initiative of ADM Capital Foundation, released a series of “survival guides” to avoid Atlantis in its “CWR Coastal Capital Threat Series”. The reports benchmark risks for 20 coastal capitals and economic hubs in APAC from Tokyo to Sydney and show that urban real estate equivalent to 59 Singapores will be underwater without serious…

Convergence’s State of Blended Finance 2020

  ADM Capital Foundation is featured in Convergence’s State of Blended Finance 2020, which is an authoritative reference point on the global blended finance market, presenting data and analysis from the largest and most detailed database on historical blended finance transactions. The report, published in November, points to “increased coordination in the blended finance market, as…

ADMCF Signs Cooperation Letter with United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

ADMCF Signs Cooperation Letter with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Link to UNDP Release   ADM Capital Foundation (ADMCF) and UNDP have signed a letter of intent to cooperate towards a shared vision of economic, social and environmental development in Asia. Collaboration between the organizations is expected to centre around unlocking investments that can transform…

ADM Capital Exits Project Joy 2

ADM Capital is pleased to announce that it has fully exited from its investment in Project Joy 2 achieving a 20% IRR and a 1.55x cash-on-cash multiple. Project Joy 2, the second with the same borrower, was an October 2017 senior secured lending to a Beijing based group of companies in the Information Technology sector.…

ADM Capital Asia Private Credit 2019 Sustainability Report

  ADM Capital Asia Private Credit Sustainability Report 2019 –   A Message From Our Founders –  Now more than ever, as we struggle globally with COVID-19, we need to reconsider our relationship with nature. As a zoonotic virus, for which bats and pangolins are reservoir hosts or amplifier hosts, we need to focus on…

ADM Capital Exits Project Runway

In February 2020 ADM Capital exited from Project Runway, a December 2018 mezzanine financing for the recapitalisation of a 33,000 sqm, five floor office building in Bundang, Korea, a populous and wealthy suburb of Seoul. The USD24m ADM Capital loan facility was the first of three mezzanine loans across two cities negotiated with the same…

White Paper: Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Policies and Practices into Investment Portfolios

  The potential for significant negative impacts on an investment portfolio from our changing climate, the dramatic loss of biodiversity in recent years, our emptying oceans, has been well documented but has not yet led private sector investors to act urgently to contain these risks. ADM Capital sees an opportunity to play a leadership role…

&Green Fund Makes Catalytic Investment in Natural Rubber Company in Indonesia through TLFF

Jakarta/Amsterdam, March 7th 2019 – The &Green Fund, a blended finance impact investment fund focused on forest protection and tropical forest commodities today announced that it is investing 23.75 million US dollars in sustainable, deforestation-free rubber in Indonesia. The investment will fund PT Royal Lestari Utama (RLU), an Indonesian joint venture of the French tire…

ADM Capital Foundation Publishes ‘Trading in Extinction’ Report

An ADM Capital Foundation report for the first time documents the scale and nature of wildlife trafficking in Hong Kong, highlighting serious and organized crime. Featured by the South China Morning Post and the New York Times, the report ‘Trading in Extinction: The Dark Side of Hong Kong’s Wildlife Trade’, consolidates a large body of pre-existing work…

Charting Asia’s Protein Journey: Foreword by Rob Appleby

In a new report, Asia Research Engagement (ARE) examines the impact of growing affluence in Asia in terms of our need for protein and, more specifically, the environmental consequences of that protein journey. Commissioned by ADM Capital Foundation and ADM Capital’s Cibus Fund, the report reflects what I have observed over two decades investing in…

ADM Capital and Tejara Capital announce US$520m refinancing for International Oasis

[LONDON, 15th June 2018] ADM Capital, the London and Hong Kong-based private credit fund manager, working closely with Tejara Capital and Houlihan Lokey, has led a successful US$520 million refinancing for International Oasis Holding Company KSCC (“International Oasis”).   ADM Capital led a consortium of international investors including certain funds and accounts managed by Empyrean…

Capitalising on a Changing China

At ADM Capital, we source and structure our own deals. Although transaction sizes may typically be smaller and structuring may take more work than sponsored deals, we believe that the choice, control, relationships, potential value added and consistency of returns in self-sponsored transactions more than offset the efforts needed to make them work.

ADM Capital’s Project Hyatt Underscores the Strong Risk Adjusted Return Potential in Asian Private Credit

Our most recent exit has been our most successful yet – the USD20m Project Hyatt investment related to the property sector in Malaysia. Even in the current uncertain and volatile market environment where the Malaysian Ringgit declined over 30% during the investment period, we exited this investment in early February, making a gross IRR of…