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Apax Global Alpha Ord


Apax Global Alpha Ord

  • Price (GBX)206.50
  • Today's Change3.50 / 1.72%
  • Shares traded415.39k
  • 1 Year change+61.33%
  • Beta0.9884
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About the company

Apax Global Alpha Limited is a United Kingdom-based closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to provide shareholders with capital appreciation from its investment portfolio and regular dividends. The Company provides investors with access to the investment of Apax Partners LLP, a private equity advisory firm. The Company invests in private equity funds and derived investments. The Company invests in private equity by making primary and secondary commitments to, and investments in, Apax Funds. The derived Investments comprise investments in debt and listed equities. The Company invests in sectors, such as technology and telecoms, services, healthcare and consumer. The Company invests in North America, Rest of Europe, the United Kingdom, India, China and Switzerland. The Company's investment advisor is Apax Partners LLP. The Company's investment manager is Apax Guernsey Managers Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)147.21m
  • Net income in GBP141.01m
  • Incorporated2015
  • Employees0.00
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AIC sectorPrivate Equity
Launch date15 Jun 2015
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The investment policy is to make (i) Private Equity Investments, which are primary and secondary commitments to, and investments in, existing and future Apax Private Equity Funds and (ii) Derived Investments, which Apax will typically identify as a result of the process that the Apax Group undertakes in its private equity activities and which will comprise direct or indirect investments other than Private Equity Investments, including primarily investments in public and private debt, as well as limited investments in equity, primarily in listed companies.

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Management & contract fees

The annual fee will be 1% p.a. for Derived Debt and 0.5% p.a. for Derived Equity and Eligible Private Equity. The performance fee rate will be 15% for Derived Debt, with a hurdle rate of 6%. For Derived Equities and Eligible Private Equity, the rate remains at 20% with the hurdle rate of 8% .

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Law Debenture Corporation plc40.79m2.95m920.19m152.00307.441.24217.7522.560.02470.02470.34526.140.0453--3.49268,348.700.3287.200.3387.3789.2094.227.2363.84--1.780.141541.65-75.546.70-97.7331.9157.9811.16
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC385.44m381.23m943.52m0.002.141.10--2.451.441.441.472.800.66--82.34--65.28--66.87--99.15--98.91----981.220.023--168.68--177.20------
BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc-343.00k-8.39m945.34m0.00--1.35-----0.1588-0.1588-0.007114.36-0.0005-------1.0910.40-1.1010.49--91.31--90.49----0.090317.53483.97--374.20----17.52
Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst PLC23.03m22.05m947.22m0.0042.961.25--41.120.29520.29520.308310.170.0276--24.06--2.644.052.804.2998.2385.0595.7383.37----0.094150.49-15.68---13.91----11.72
Biopharma Credit PLC78.72m63.79m953.66m0.0014.950.9665--12.110.06490.06490.08011.000.0781--13.86--6.33--6.40--83.04--81.03------0.00---27.10---27.13------
Bmo Global Smaller Companies PLC-35.92m-42.34m954.27m0.00--1.23-----0.067-0.067-0.05971.34-0.041-------4.844.59-4.904.72--86.88--83.53----0.042423.16-372.49---462.10----11.99
BB Healthcare Trust PLC167.23m157.96m991.90m0.005.391.09--5.930.34850.34850.36781.720.2179--409.88--20.58--21.58--95.99--94.46----169.200.00--226.53--269.15------
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC267.60m257.84m1.01bn0.003.841.07--3.772.812.812.9110.080.2851--130.63--27.479.5128.379.8897.1792.1296.3589.85----0.13292.34285.661.55220.27-0.4298----
Apax Global Alpha Ltd147.21m141.01m1.02bn0.007.210.9717--6.900.28710.28710.29982.130.1439--93.69--13.7810.3414.0810.43----95.7988.70--93.570.0047.81-25.56---23.21------
JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust PLC279.31m271.20m1.02bn0.003.780.9511--3.651.691.691.736.710.2578--93.31--25.0315.1925.2315.3397.7496.0697.1094.80----0.13295.861,553.4533.991,111.6535.38--12.74
AVI Global Trust PLC10.49m-1.97m1.04bn0.00421.101.19--99.480.02370.02370.09698.370.0102--1.38---0.19239.34-0.19989.4813.9790.10-18.7887.78---0.14810.114618.15-74.13---108.11----7.12
Schroder AsiaPacific Fund plc151.31m143.43m1.05bn0.007.361.11--6.950.85730.85730.90385.670.1696--28.67--16.0713.4716.2213.9795.6494.1694.7992.64----0.0011.79624.31--965.41----13.75
Murray Income Trust plc-19.09m-24.44m1.07bn0.00--1.06-----0.5070-0.5070-0.2648.58-0.0212-------2.714.95-2.745.22--89.82--85.49----0.106467.35-151.41---170.03----1.37
Draper Esprit PLC51.35m35.21m1.07bn33.0026.191.2829.5520.780.29290.29290.43236.000.072--8.491,556,152.004.9717.185.0217.39----69.0785.88--13.320.0016---56.9579.44-64.09------
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC-204.57m-219.45m1.10bn0.00--1.22-----1.23-1.23-1.165.20-0.1746-------18.73-1.72-18.79-1.79------------0.0996---673.91---994.53----3.74
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited178.60m165.71m1.10bn0.006.630.9553--6.151.361.361.479.470.1653--25.26--15.343.3615.423.3894.9177.7892.7868.02--173.700.0039.76-146.45---196.86------
Data as of May 07 2021. Currency figures normalised to Apax Global Alpha Ord's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX
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