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Apax Global Alpha Limited

05 August 2021

(LSE: APAX)

Apax Global Alpha Limited

Apax Funds' Valuations as at 30 June 2021

Apax Global Alpha Limited ("AGA" or the "Company") has a portfolio of Private Equity and Derived Investments. Under its Private Equity strategy, AGA is a limited partner in certain Private Equity funds advised by Apax Partners LLP (the "Apax Funds").

AGA has received the Apax Funds' valuations as at 30 June 2021 which are set out below at an individual fund level (net of relevant fees and carried interest estimates).(1)

Details on the composition and valuation of the AGA portfolio as at 30 June 2021 (which may differ to those shown in the table below due to the various holding structures through which AGA invests) will be included in AGA's 2021 Half Year Results, which are to be released on 19 August 2021.

Valuations for the Apax Funds to which AGA has an exposure, have reported the following movements for the period from 31 March 2021 to 30 June 2021:

 
                        Valuation   Capital   (Distributions)   Unrealised         Valuation   Like-for-like 
                   at 31.03.21(2)     Calls                         Gain /    at 30.06.21(2)     % change(3) 
                                                                    (Loss) 
                 ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ---------------- 
 Apax X EUR 
  EURm                        385       104                 -          (4)               485             -1% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax X USD 
  $m                        1,574       411                 -            6             1,991              0% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax IX EUR 
  EURm                      3,583         1             (151)          340             3,773              9% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax IX USD 
  $m                       11,519         2             (487)        1,258            12,292             11% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax VIII EUR 
  EURm                      1,321         -                 -           49             1,370              4% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax VIII USD 
  $m                        1,862         -                 -           89             1,951              5% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax Europe 
  VII EURm                    153         -               (1)          (7)               145             -5% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax Europe 
  VI EURm                     780         -                 -           34               814              4% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 Apax Digital 
  $m                          811        71                 -           54               936              6% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 AMI $m                       501         -              (72)          572             1,001            114% 
---------------  ----------------  --------  ----------------  -----------  ----------------  -------------- 
 

Contact details

 
 Katarina Sallerfors 
  Investor Relations - AGA 
 Telephone: +44 2076666526 
 Email: Katarina.Sallerfors@apax.com 
 

Footnotes

 
 1    AGA holds exposures to the Apax Funds via various individual holdings which also have different 
       fee structures 
  2 
       Where relevant, the valuations are expressed net of any estimated carried interest payable 
       should the funds hypothetically be liquidated as at 31 March 2021 and 30 June 2021 respectively. 
 3    The like-for-like change represents the change in valuation from the prior to the current 
       reporting date, adjusting for changes due to calls and distributions. Any calls made during 
       the period are added to the prior valuation and distributions are added back to the current 
       valuation 
 
 
 

Notes

 
 1   Note that references in this announcement to Apax Global Alpha Limited have been abbreviated 
      to "AGA" or "the Company". References to Apax Partners LLP have been abbreviated to "Apax" 
      or "the Investment Adviser" 
 2   Please be advised that this announcement may contain inside information as stipulated under 
      the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) NO. 596/2014 ("MAR") 
 3   This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, 
      in whole or in part, into or within the United States or to "US persons" (as defined in Regulation 
      S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")) or into 
      or within Australia, Canada, South Africa or Japan. Recipients of this announcement in jurisdictions 
      outside the UK should inform themselves about and observe any applicable legal requirements 
      in their jurisdictions. In particular, the distribution of the announcement may be restricted 
      by law in certain jurisdictions. 
 4   The information presented herein is not an offer for sale within the United States of any 
      equity shares or other securities of Apax Global Alpha Limited ("AGA"). AGA has not been and 
      will not be registered under the US Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "Investment 
      Company Act"). In addition, AGA's shares (the "Shares") have not been and will not be registered 
      under the Securities Act or any other applicable law of the United States. Consequently, the 
      Shares may not be offered or sold or otherwise transferred within the United States, or to, 
      or for the account or benefit of, US Persons, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration 
      requirements of the Securities Act and under circumstances which will not require AGA to register 
      under the Investment Company Act. No public offering of the Shares is being made in the United 
      States 
 5   This announcement may include forward-looking statements. The words "expect", "anticipate", 
      "intends", "plan", "estimate", "aim", "forecast", "project" and similar expressions (or their 
      negative) identify certain of these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements 
      are statements regarding AGA's intentions, beliefs or current expectations concerning, among 
      other things, AGA's results of operations, financial condition, liquidity, prospects, growth 
      and strategies. The forward-looking statements in this presentation are based on numerous 
      assumptions regarding AGA's present and future business strategies and the environment in 
      which AGA will operate in the future. Forward-looking statements involve inherent known and 
      unknown risks, uncertainties and contingencies because they relate to events and depend on 
      circumstances that may or may not occur in the future and may cause the actual results, performance 
      or achievements of AGA to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such 
      forward looking statements. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are 
      beyond AGA's ability to control or estimate precisely, such as future market conditions, currency 
      fluctuations, the behaviour of other market participants, the actions of regulators and other 
      factors such as AGA's ability to continue to obtain financing to meet its liquidity needs, 
      changes in the political, social and regulatory framework in which AGA operates or in economic 
      or technological trends or conditions. Past performance should not be taken as an indication 
      or guarantee of future results, and no representation or warranty, express or implied, is 
      made regarding future performance. AGA expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to 
      release any updates or revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect any change 
      in AGA's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances 
      on which any statement is based after the date of this announcement, or to update or to keep 
      current any other information contained in this announcement. Accordingly, undue reliance 
      should not be placed on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of 
      this announcement 
 

About Apax Global Alpha Limited

AGA is a Guernsey registered closed-ended collective investment scheme incorporated as a non-cellular company that listed on the London Stock Exchange on 15 June 2015. It is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

AGA's objective is to provide shareholders with capital appreciation from its investment portfolio and regular dividends. The Company is targeting an annualised Total Return, across economic cycles, of 12-15% (net of fees and expenses) including a dividend yield of 5% of Net Asset Value.

The investment policy of the Company is to make Private Equity investments in Apax Funds, and Derived Investments which are investments in equities and debt derived from the insights gained via Apax Partners' Private Equity activities. The Company's portfolio is expected to be allocated in approximately equal proportions between Private Equity and Derived Investments, although the investment mix will fluctuate over time due to market conditions, investment opportunities, cash flow requirements, the dividend policy and other factors. Further information regarding the Company and its publications are available on the Company's website at www.apaxglobalalpha.com.

About Apax Partners LLP

Apax Partners LLP ("Apax") is a leading global private equity advisory firm. For nearly 50 years, Apax has worked to inspire growth and ideas that transform businesses. The firm has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments of more than $60 billion. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech, Services, Healthcare, and Internet/Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. For further information about Apax, please visit www.apax.com.

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