Minority Stake Investment in a Trade Finance Fintech Company

CIGP successfully advised its client on growth capital investment in a leading trade finance Fintech company in Hong Kong.

Transaction Highlights

CIGP advised its client on a minority investment in a leading Fintech company based in Hong Kong through a convertible note. CIGP assisted in assessing the investment, as well as reviewing the commercial terms and structure of the transaction.

The target company is an innovative platform seeking to fill a gap in the trade finance / factor markets by acting as an intermediary between investors and companies looking to finance their trade receivables. At the time of the transaction, it was the only such platform regulated by the Hong Kong's regulator Securities and Futures Commission.

Role of CIGP

Controlled execution process: CIGP leveraged its professionalism in financial advisory to provide the client with structural comments to the transaction documentation from a commercial standpoint. CIGP worked closely with both parties to optimise the structure and facilitate the negotiation process.