Leopard Capital Wins “Frontier Markets Investment Manager of the Year” Award in Acquisition International’s 2013 M&A Awards

Leopard Capital - Press Release | May 30, 2013

Leopard Capital LP has been named “Frontier Markets Investment Manager of the Year” in Acquisition International’s 2013 M&A Awards.
The firm also won three additional awards in this year’s competition: “Private Equity House of the Year – Cambodia” for the second consecutive year, “Fund of the Year – Cambodia”, and “Boutique Private Equity House of the Year – Haiti”.

The annual Acquisition International M&A Awards recognize the leading professionals in the tax, start-up advisory, hedge fund, private equity, venture capital, and real estate industries. A record number of votes were received in 2013 and winners were determined based on the total number of votes and in-house research. Acquisition International is the definitive magazine for venture capital, corporate finance advisers, and top tier management and it provides complete international coverage of M&A transactions, combined with industry expertise and sector analysis.

In March 2013, Leopard Capital’s Leopard Cambodia Fund (“LCF”) made a new investment in Engage Resources, a Thailand-based producer and developer of kenaf-based products. In May 2013, LCF profitably exited its entire investment in Kulara Water, a Cambodian bottled mineral water producer, to Kulara’s founding shareholder, and made a partial exit of its indirect holding in Acleda Bank Plc., Cambodia’s largest bank and a partial exit of its holding in EDL Generation Company, the largest listed company on the Laos Securities Exchange.

Leopard Haiti Fund (“LHF”) made its first investment in May in dloHaiti, Inc., a water kiosk venture that will provide safe, affordable drinking water to underserved neighborhoods across Haiti. LHF, backed by three development banks, is contributing to Haiti’s sustainable post-Earthquake reconstruction by supporting businesses and entrepreneurs in the country.

About Leopard Capital LP

Leopard Capital LP was founded in 2007 by Douglas Clayton as a partnership of financial professionals with decades of investment experience in emerging markets. Leopard Capital LP currently manages three funds: Leopard Cambodia Fund, Leopard Haiti Fund, and Leopard Asia Frontier Fund (LAFF), a public equities fund that invests in frontier Asian stock exchanges. The firm is creating new investment funds for Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. Leopard Capital LP is domiciled in the Cayman Islands.

More Information
Leopard Capital LP: www.leopardcapital.com
Acquisition International: www.acquisition-intl.com

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