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Our Mission

Our Mission

Connecting capital, businesses, and communities to create fundamental solutions for important problems.

We invest solely in companies and assets that can create value and grow by providing commercial solutions to key challenges faced by the world for a more sustainable world. Our goal is to support their transformation as environmental and social impact contributors.

Purpose

We invest in
initiatives with
purpose

The Sylvan Group is a thematic investment firm with distinctive capabilities, working to deliver upper quartile returns by providing innovative and sustainable solutions in the Asia Pacific Region.

We run a multi-country and multi-industry fund investing in “double-bottom line” business driven by megatrends and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“UNSDG”).

Our strength

The Sylvan Group aims to deliver superior returns while creating positive value for our society and the planet.
We believe our leadership’s dedication to impact and sustainability, and a highly experienced investment team
with an expansive local network will enable us to achieve this aim.

  • Highly
    Experienced
    Investment Team

    Sylvan’s investment team is led by highly experienced professionals with upper quartile track record.We invest based on distinctive disciplines and fundamentals, which has resulted in a stable but strong return to private equity investors. The team’s collective intellectual capital, rich experience, and inclusive culture enhance our investment capabilities consistently.

  • Expansive local
    networks and
    knowledge

    Sylvan has built an expansive network of experts and local teams in the Asia Pacific region, who play a vital role as an excellent platform for companies that seek value creation partners. Leveraging this truly global network, we identify inclusive opportunities in advance, providing additional value beyond connecting capital providers, entrepreneurs, and strategic partners.

  • Well-regarded global
    leaders in impact and
    sustainability

    The Firm is co-founded and led by the strong proponents of ESG and Impact investing, Kyung Sun Chung (Managing Partner), Valerie Rockefeller(Vice Chairman), and Lord Douglas Home (Board of Advisors). They share a strong belief that the ESGI investing is a powerful means for creating a more sustainable future and hope to contribute to change in the global investment community through the Sylvan Group.

  • Highly Experienced Investment Team

    Sylvan’s investment team is led by highly experienced professionals with upper quartile track record.We invest based on distinctive disciplines and fundamentals, which has resulted in a stable but strong return to private equity investors. The team’s collective intellectual capital, rich experience, and inclusive culture enhance our investment capabilities consistently.

  • Expansive local networks and knowledge

    Sylvan has built an expansive network of experts and local teams in the Asia Pacific region, who play a vital role as an excellent platform for companies that seek value creation partners. Leveraging this truly global network, we identify inclusive opportunities in advance, providing additional value beyond connecting capital providers, entrepreneurs, and strategic partners.

  • Well-regarded global leaders in impact and sustainability

    The Firm is co-founded and led by the strong proponents of ESG and Impact investing, Kyung Sun Chung (Managing Partner), Valerie Rockefeller(Vice Chairman), and Lord Douglas Home (Board of Advisors). They share a strong belief that the ESGI investing is a powerful means for creating a more sustainable future and hope to contribute to change in the global investment community through the Sylvan Group.

Our commitments for
sustainable world

The Sylvan Group is a thematic investment firm with distinct disciplines, working to deliver upper quartile
returns through innovative and sustainable solutions in Asia Pacific Regions.
We run a multi-country and multi-industry fund investing in “double-bottom line” business driven
by megatrends and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“UNSDG”).

Sylvan SFDR Statement
Sustainability at the Core

Sustainability at the Core

We realised that it is not enough to only have ESG risk considerations in our investments. To create a lasting and sustainable world, we focus on the investee company’s environmental and social impact potential, which are integrated tightly into our investment practices.
Three themes make up our approach to thematic investment:
1) Innovation for Sustainable Life; 2) Inclusive Society,
and 3) Climate Action.

ESG and Impact support for our portfolio

ESG and Impact support for our portfolio

Embedding ESG factors into a portfolio company’s operation is our core mission. We measure and assess ESG and its impact with KPI indexes on a regular basis and support their ESG transformation via ongoing monitoring and consultation program.

Sylvan at glance

The Sylvan Group is

The Sylvan Group is an independent private investment firm with an experienced team that has been successfully investing in middle-market companies across the Asia Pacific for 20 years.

The Sylvan Group is a licensed Fund Manager with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Investment Team Location
Singapore, Seoul
Fund Status
Fundraising
Fund Currency
USD
Target Fund Size
US$ 400~600 Million
Term
10th Anniversary of the Final Closing Date
Investment Period
5th Anniversary of the Final Closing Date
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