Our IPO strategy, which primarily focuses on private, medium and large cap technology shares, has proved key in demonstrating the potential of the asset class and the strength of our investment proposition.
For instance, from our existing portfolio or 15 private holdings (assembled over the last few years), six have generated returns of circa 500%:
Spotify Acquired in 2017 for $100 per share and sold for $154.93 – an uplift of +54.9%
Qudian Acquired in 2017 for $15 per share and sold for $29.18 at IPO – an uplift of 94.5%
China Literature Acquired in xxx for HK$55 per share and sold at HK$102.4 – an uplift of 86%
DropBox Acquired in 2017 for $16 per share, IPO’d on 23 March 2018 and currently trading at circa $33.40 – an uplift of 108%
Zuora Inc. Acquired for $3 per share, IPO’d on 12 April 2018 and currently trading at $28.33 – an uplift of 844%
DocuSign Acquired for $29 per share and sold for $39.73 – an uplift of 206%
In aggregate, our portfolio is valued over 150% higher than our investment cost at this time last year and includes holdings in other well-known companies as Pinterest, Palantir, Lyft, Airbnb and Wish.