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  1. 1. Investment Banking Central and Eastern Europepital partners New York
  2. 2. Contents: 3 Introduction to Nova Capital Partners 4 A Focus on Leading Companies 5 Overview 9 Emerging Markets Investment Banking 11 Institutional Investors 13 Products & Services 17 Providing Access to Global Institutional Capital 19 Extensive Transaction Experience and Expertise 21 Investment Bankers to the World’s Emerging Markets 22 Transaction Case Study: Blue Financial Services, Ltd./South Africa 23 Transaction Case Study: Intercontinental Bank Plc/Nigeria 24 Contact Information2 Nova Capital Partners
  3. 3. Introduction to Nova Capital Partners Nova Capital Partners, LLC is a leading emerging markets investment bank with offices in New York and Johannesburg. Our global scale, institutional relationship and top-tier investment banking professionals are among the many reasons that Nova Capital is the investment bank of choice for growing companies throughout the world’s emerging markets. Nova Capital Partners 3
  4. 4. A Focus on Leading Companies Nova is a global firm with deep experience having led transactions for clients in many growing economies around the world Our professionals have significant investment and operating experience throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. By combining sophisticated strategic corporate advisory with access to capital and regional knowledge, Nova Capital Partners can effectively address the diverse needs of our clients in these markets.4 Nova Capital Partners
  5. 5. Overview Nova offers a full range of investment banking products and services to privately held and publicly traded companies. We are focused on, and committed to, serving large and middle market companies and have obtained a strong reputation for client dedication, innovative and effective transaction execution and integrity. Nova Capital Partners 5
  6. 6. Overview (continued) Nova Capital Partners’ clients receive access to sophisticated strategic advice and a wide array of capital that historically has only been available to the world’s largest companies. Services include: n Raising Debt and Equity Capital n Mergers & Acquisitions n Strategic Divestitures n Valuations n Management Buyouts n Leveraged Buyouts (LBO’s) n Restructurings and Recapitalizations6 Nova Capital Partners
  7. 7. Emerging Market’s Diversity of Economic Growth China Vietnam Thailand Malaysia Singapore Kazakhstan Latvia Georgia Lithuania Ukraine Russia Serbia Turkey Peru Costa RicaDominican Republic Venezuela, RB Chile Colombia Brazil Mexico Jordan Morocco Tunisia Libya Maldives India Bangladesh Pakistan Sri Lanka Sierra Leone Mozambique Sudan Tanzania Nigeria South Africa Kenya Madagascar 0 3 6 9 12 15 East Asia Europe & Central Europe Latin America & Caribbean Middle East & North Africa South Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Average GDP Growth rate 2001-2006 Source: World Bank Development Indicators Nova Capital Partners 7
  8. 8. Overview (continued) Nova has particular expertise in: n Financial Services (banking, insurance, micro-credit) n Telecommunications n Manufacturing (diversified) n Technology n Energy n Agriculture n Services Nova is highly selective in the engagements we lead which enables us to focus on quality transactions while ensuring senior level attention to each client throughout the assignment and beyond. As a trusted advisor to our clients, Nova fosters long-term relationships by helping them grow, identify and capitalize on opportunities, maximize value and obtain their strategic and financial goals.8 Nova Capital Partners
  9. 9. Emerging Markets Investment Banking Nova has a strong focus on companies in countries which have traditionally been underserved by major financial institutions. We believe these markets offer significant upside opportunity driven by an increasing number of high-quality companies seeking access to U.S. and global institutional capital, strategic advice and other services. Emerging Markets Leader Nova has been providing investment banking services in the worlds emerging markets since the firm’s inception. We have a deep network of relationships with business executives as well as local and national political leaders throughout the continent. Track Record of Success By combining “best practices” investment banking with our knowledge of – and experience in – developing economies, Nova has successfully completed a variety of complex debt and equity transactions for our clients. We work closely with our clients and prepare them to raise capital from U.S. based investors as well as investors throughout Europe and the Middle East. Nova Capital Partners 9
  10. 10. Private Capital is increasingly moving into developing and emerging markets... $300 250 200 150 100 50 0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Private Capital in US$ billions Source: IMF World Economic Outlook April 2007, 2007 & 2008 represent IMF estimates GDP Percentage Increase 10% 8 6 4 2 0 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007* Emerging Economies Developed Economies *2007 represents a forescast year Source: IMF10 Nova Capital Partners
  11. 11. Institutional Investors Our affiliate investors are comprised of leading global insurance companies, hedge funds, pension funds and large international private equity groups. Accordingly, Nova is able to raise capital from highly sophisticated, globally minded investors looking to deploy their capital outside the United States and elsewhere ... and into leading companies around the world. Nova has the capacity to raise up to US$500 million in debt or equity capital but we also lead transactions between US$25 million and US$100 million. Companies seeking access to capital from the United States and other countries around the world look to Nova Capital Partners. Nova Capital Partners 11
  12. 12. “By bringing the talent and experience of the ”bulge- bracket” investment banks to our clients, Nova has created a new level of access to capital for growing companies around the world.”12 Nova Capital Partners
  13. 13. Products & Services Capital Raising and Financing With expertise in forming diverse capital structures and a reputation for outstanding execution, Nova Capital Partners has become the firm of choice for large and middle market companies seeking financing. Nova seeks to create an optimal, long-term capital structure that will meet our client’s ongoing strategic, operational and financial needs. Nova provides access to many forms of capital including: n Equity n Senior Debt n Subordinated Debt n Convertible Debt n Mezzanine Financing n Project Finance Common uses of proceeds include: n Expansion/Growth n Financing acquisitions n Refinancing existing debt In each client engagement we examine a number of different financing alternatives while assessing the applicable structural, cost and timing considerations. Nova leverages our strong, global distribution capabilities and our diverse group of institutional buyers who have come to recognize the high quality transactions that Nova brings to the market. Nova Capital Partners 13
  14. 14. Products & Services (continued) Mergers & Acquisitions Nova provides buy-side and sell-side advisory services to large and middle-market companies whether privately held or publicly traded. We are a full-service group with experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alternatives, recapitalizations, restructurings, spin-offs, management buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments and defensive assignments. Because we view Mergers and Acquisitions as an important part of a client’s overall growth strategy, we provide firm-wide commitment and senior-level attention across the organization to effect successful transactions. We develop and implement integrated M&A solutions by coordinating and leveraging our execution skills, structuring expertise, comprehensive financing capabilities and insight into capital markets. The firm applies its transaction experience, technical expertise, and extensive industry research throughout the process, including the valuation of potential targets, developing bidding strategies, structuring the offer and executing the transaction.14 Nova Capital Partners
  15. 15. “Nova undertakes each client engagement with the goal of minimizing our clients cost of capital while providing certainty of execution.” Nova Capital Partners 15
  16. 16. Products & Services (continued) Strategic Advisory Services Nova Capital Partners excels at assisting companies in unlocking and maximizing their value by providing strategic advice through transformational events such as mergers and acquisitions and complex equity raises. We advise clients through all stages of their development and provide expert guidance in buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructurings and project finance. Nova’s senior bankers are highly experienced and advise our clients in critical areas such as company positioning, valuation, investor presentations, deal strategy/negotiation and tactics. Access to potential strategic buyers, financial buyers and investors is provided and managed by Nova. Nova has expertise across several industry groups and helps clients to identify and capitalize on opportunities.16 Nova Capital Partners
  17. 17. Providing Access to Global Institutional Capital The ability to offer strategic advice while seamlessly providing capital raising and financing enables Nova to fully address the needs of our clients. Nova excels at providing leading companies with access to multiple forms of U.S. based and global institutional capital. Our investors are comprised of globally-minded Insurance Companies, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, and large international Private Equity Funds. By utilizing our deep relationships with our institutional investors, Nova is able to raise capital from sophisticated, globally minded investors looking to deploy their capital outside the United States. Companies seeking access to capital from the United States and other international sources look to Nova Capital Partners. Nova Capital Partners 17
  18. 18. “Nova’s ability to leverage its experience throughout the world in order to generate effective results has made it the investment bank of choice for the most complex assignments.”18 Nova Capital Partners
  19. 19. Extensive Transaction Experience and Expertise Bankers at Nova Capital average over 20 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, research and buy-side fund raising. Nova’s professionals have served at some of the world’s largest investment banks and financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and American Capital Strategies. Our clients are given a tailored approach and customized solution as our bankers expertly manage the transaction process from inception to closing. Nova Capital provides solutions to growing companies seeking to bring world-class investors and capital to their organizations. Nova Capital Partners 19
  20. 20. Nova Capital Partners Investment Banking Clients “Nova has clients around the world including the United States, Latin America, Africa, Australia, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.”20 Nova Capital Partners
  21. 21. Investment Bankersto the World’s Emerging Markets Nova offers our clients the same high quality strategic guidance and access to capital that historically has only been available to the world’s largest corporations. By leveraging Nova’s deep institutional distribution capabilities, we provide access to a significant number of global investors looking to deploy their capital into leading companies making Nova Capital Partners ... the premier Investment Bank to the world’s emerging markets. Nova Capital Partners 21
  22. 22. Transaction Case Study:Blue Financial Services, Ltd. South AfricaThe Company firm AIG was a perfect match for Blue andBlue Financial Services, Ltd. (“Blue”), based in invested the first US$15 million of equity.South Africa, is a leading multinational provider Nova advised Blue through the entire process,of innovative micro-lending credit solutions to from the initial deal structuring to negotiatingcitizens in South Africa, Botswana, Uganda the final term sheet. The company, throughand Zambia. Blue’s strategy is to partner Nova, has since raised over US$80 million inwith corporations to provide their employees aggregate.with a wide range of financial services suchas personal and home improvement loans,mortgages and other products. June 2006The MandateBlue engaged Nova Capital Partners as thesole lead manager and advisor on raising an $80,000,000 Convertibleinitial US$15 million of equity to fund the Preference Sharesexpansion of Blue’s product offerings and its Sole Arrangeroffice and branch network in existing markets Nova Capital Partners, LLCas well as into new markets including Tanzania Investor Consortium AIG Global Emerging Market Fundand Cameroon. This represented a first stage FMOof financing for Blue. IFC OPICExecutionNova worked with a select group ofsophisticated global investors that specializedin the emerging markets and had the capacityto fund Blue’s expansion goals. Global financial22 Nova Capital Partners
  23. 23. Transaction Case Study:Intercontinental Bank Plc. NigeriaThe Company and strategic investors. Nova receivedFounded in 1989, Intercontinental Bank commitments from five leading internationalPlc has grown to be one of the largest and investors including AIG Capital Partnersmost successful banks in Nigeria with over (United States), EMP Africa (United States),1,000,000 accounts. With 200 branches Vectis Capital (Greece), Rand Merchant Banklocated throughout Nigeria, Intercontinental’s (South Africa) and The Al-Rashed Groupbusiness is driven by corporate banking, retail (Saudi Arabia). Nova advised Intercontinentaland commercial banking, investment banking, throughout the entire process, from the initialproject finance and trade finance. deal structuring to negotiating the term sheet and the final Subscription Agreement.The MandateIntercontinental desired to increase theirequity capital base and was specifically July 2007focused on obtaining capital fromsophisticated international equity providersthat could add strategic value to theirenterprise. Intercontinental engaged Nova $161,000,000 ConvertibleCapital Partners as the sole lead manager and Preference Sharesadvisor to raise approximately US$150 million Sole Arranger Nova Capital Partners, LLCof preferred equity. Investor Consortium Vectis CapitalExecution EMP AfricaNova used a balanced and efficient AIG Capital Partners Rand Merchant Bankdistribution process that focused on a select Al Rashed Groupgroup of sophisticated global private equity Nova Capital Partners 23
  24. 24. Contact Information New York 122 East 42nd Street 50th Floor New York, New York 10168 1-212-321-709324 Nova Capital Partners