PLATFORMS

EXS has built a strong track record of successful partnerships with both management teams & investors, with over US$1 billion of completed & ongoing investments across Asia

ONGOING PROJECTS

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Project Lemongrass

Location

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

Business

Luxury residential, office & hospitality real estate developer

 

Background

SonKim Land was established in 2007 as a small family business, part of the SonKim Group and led by Chairman Tuan

After forming a partnership in 2013, EXS led 3 rounds of investment into the company over the course of 6 years, totaling nearly US$200 million of invested capital, and growing the company from 26 to 350 people

SonKim Land used the funds to develop various real estate projects in Ho Chi Minh City, and today is one of the leading real estate developers in Vietnam

https://www.sonkimland.vn

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Project Stratus

Location

Major cities across Asia & Europe

Business

Thematic, specialized data centre properties platform and developer, dedicated to serving hyperscale cloud providers and leading data centre operators with a focus in Asia Pacific & Europe

 

Background

Stratus was founded in 2016 as a partnership between EXS and an expert data centre management team led by Nigel Clarkson, who has over 20 years of experience in data centre investments & developments

Stratus has worked with a number of global investors to identify and secure exclusive access to data centre projects and tenants through existing relationships, with capability to provide comprehensive products that meet its customers’ needs

 

Stratus is not a data centre operator and does not compete with tenants in colocation/cloud business. Stratus aims to be the long-term property partner of its clients, leveraging its expertise in sourcing sites outside their home markets, securing power & planning, and developing build-to-suit data centres (powered shells) in multiple locations across Asia Pacific, Europe & Africa, achieving true “resource augmentation” for global hyperscalers and DC operators

https://www.stratusdcs.com/

EPIC VCC Fund

The new EXS Property Innovation Concepts ("EPIC") VCC Fund provides investors with the advantages of an onshore Singapore fund that is managed by a regulated manager and has entered into the List of Restricted Schemes maintained by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, while allowing investors the flexibility to invest on either a deal-by-deal or managed basis. Within the EPIC VCC Fund, EXS is working on partnerships with "new economy", technology forward, “OpCo / PropCo” real estate businesses such as:

PROJECT VOYAGER

Mad Monkey is one of Southeast Asia's leading hostel operators, having organically grown across 6 countries since its founding in 2011. The Company successfully operates a unique & profitable experience-led business model, with a young and diverse customer base who seek to explore the region

 

In partnership with EXS, the Company is expanding its presence across the region, building a strong tech ecosystem, and acquiring the underlying property to capture the full value uplift generated as a result of its strong guest traffic

https://madmonkeyhostels.com/

PROJECT BEYOND

The company is a leading remote working operator that sells co-working, co-living and travelling experience in Southeast Asia, and has established presence in Europe and the Americas.

 

The company, with which EXS is forming a partnership, has co-working-and-living-combined sites across a number of cities, and have attracted young entrepreneurs and travelers who embrace the new trend of remote-working while travelling

PROJECT ZOEYI

ZOEYI is seeking investment and business opportunities in the rapidly growing fitness, yoga, nutrition and wellness space across Asia. Established in Singapore in 2020, ZOEYI’s business development and strategy is led by Cora Lee, an ex-investment banker and recognized wellness expert, advanced yoga teacher and certified nutrition coach.

 

EXS is partnering with ZOEYI and sponsor integrated fitness, nutrition and wellness community ecosystem with physical spaces and online presence across Asia

https://www.zoeyi.com/

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EXS TRACK RECORD

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TRACK RECORD

Shui On Land

 

Converted preferred investment into successful new China venture by leading Hong Kong developer

 

US$4 billion IPO in Hong Kong

Asia Broadcast Satellite

 

Created of leading Asian satellite company by combining experienced team + distressed satellite assets

 

Exit to PE firm via trade sale

Harbin Brewery

 

Consolidated many local breweries into regional leader for exit to global players

 

Sold to Anheuser-Busch

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Securus Data Property Fund

 

Led a Pan-Europe/Asia data centre fund; whose assets formed part of the portfolio of Keppel DC REIT, the first pure-play data centre REIT in Asia

50% stake in management platform sold to Keppel

Project Arsenal

Location

Tokyo, Japan

 

Business

Takeover of listed Tokyo residential REIT & REIT manager

 

Background

The residential's sponsor was badly hurt by the 2008-09 downturn in the Japanese property sector and was perceived as "weak"

As a result, the REIT units were trading badly, and punitive interest rates were imposed on the REIT debt by the bank  

 

While several other parties were interested in taking over the REIT, EXS successfully worked with the REIT sponsor’s CEO and senior management to close a deal where an activist investor acquired a large portion of the REIT units from the REIT sponsor and other investors to acquire an effective controlling stake

Project Byblos

Location

China

Business

Buyout of distressed shareholder in residential development

 

Background

Property development business was restricted due to the distressed situation of the existing foreign shareholders

The company's management was looking to acquire full control of the company and expand the business 

EXS engineered a preferred structure and successfully led the offshore financing, enabling the management team to achieve their goal and providing investors with strong IRR and share of the additional profits