PC Capital Announces the Divestment in Grupo Filoa

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Mexico City, Mexico, June 19th, 2018 – PC Capital Management, a specialized Mexican growth equity impact investment firm, is glad to announce that on June 8th, 2018 we completed the divestment of Grupo Filoa S.A (“Grupo Filoa” or the “Company”) achieving an IRR of 80% in two years.

Te Creemos Holding Announces Acquisition of FINCA Mexico

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   Mexico, DF, November 15, 2016 – Te Creemos Holding, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (“Te Creemos”), a PC Capital portfolio company and the parent company of Te Creemos, S.A. de C.V. Sociedad Financiera Popular, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Financiera FINCA, S.A.P.I. de C.V., SOFOM, ENR (“FINCA Mexico”). PC Capital and its manager PC Capital Management worked alongside the founding shareholders of Te Creemos as well as Creation Investments, S.C. to lead a follow-on investment in Te Creemos Holding S.A.P.I. to finance the acquisition of FINCA Mexico, a microfinance institution with over 67 branches in 20 different states of Mexico and a loan portfolio of more than $680 million pesos. The acquisition will allow Te Creemos to grow over 50% in terms of revenues and loan portfolio and position itself as the second largest microfinance institution focused on working capital loans in the country, with over 240,000 clients nationwide. Te Creemos and its subsidiaries have been operating since 2005, providing comprehensive financial services to underserved communities in Mexico. In its 11 years of operation, the company has served over one million customers with savings, insurance, and credit products. With the acquisition of FINCA Mexico, Te Creemos now has a consolidated loan portfolio of approximately $2.0 billion pesos and its footprint reaches 23 states of Mexico with a total of 227 branches. “We are excited to have worked closely with the Te Creemos management team and shareholders to complete this landmark transaction”, said Pablo Coballasi, Managing Director, of PC Capital. Jorge Kleinberg, CEO of Te Creemos, added, “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of FINCA Mexico, one of the pioneers of microfinance in Mexico. The transaction represents an opportunity to consolidate our leadership position in the Mexican market and realize substantial synergies in 2017 and beyond.” About PC Capital PC Capital is a middle market growth equity investment firm based in Mexico City. The firm is actively investing its Mexico Development I fund, which has a special preference for investments in the sustainability, financial services and education industries. The firm is a member of AMEXCAP, Mexico’s Mexican Private Equity Association and Endeavor’s Global Investor Network.

Te Creemos, S.A. de C.V., S.F.P., Primera SOFIPO en bursatilizar cartera

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   México, D.F., a 10 de junio de 2016.– Te Creemos, S.A. de C.V., S.F.P., realizó su primera bursatilización de cartera en la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores. Te Creemos opera desde 2005, proporcionando servicios financieros integrales en el sector popular, contribuyendo a la sustentabilidad de sus clientes y sus comunidades. En sus 10 años de operación ha atendido a un millón de clientes, con servicios de ahorro y crédito en 145 sucursales, en 17 estados de la República Mexicana. Cuenta con una cartera de mil millones de pesos y activos por 1,300 millones de pesos. El programa de bursatilización fue autorizado por la Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores por 2,000 millones de pesos, a un plazo de hasta 5 años al amparo del mismo. En esta primera emisión TECRE16 recabó 313 millones 772 mil pesos a un plazo de 3 años y medio, teniendo una gran aceptación en el mercado de deuda mexicano y habiendo obtenido una calificación HR AAA por HR Ratings. Jorge Kleinberg, Director General de Te Creemos mencionó: “Llevamos más de 10 años comprometidos con la atención a nuestros clientes, el resultado de hoy, es una muestra de nuestra consolidación. Continuaremos profundizando en el sector de ahorro y crédito popular, otorgando servicios financieros integrales a la población de la base de la pirámide.” Reconoció que: “el apoyo de la Banca de Desarrollo ha sido fundamental para llegar a la BMV, instituciones como NAFIN, SHF, Bansefi, FND y Pronafim han demostrado su compromiso, al ser aliados estratégicos y permitirnos atender a más de 80,000 clientes con cuentas de ahorro y más de 100 mil en crédito. Estás alianzas seguirán siendo de gran importancia para Te Creemos”. Por su parte, José Oriol Bosch, Director General de la BMV afirmo que “la emisión de Te Creemos es una muestra de que las empresas medianas encuentran en la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores las condiciones para financiarse y que con ello continuamos rompiendo los paradigmas de que la Bolsa es solamente para los grandes corporativos. Asimismo, hacemos un reconocimiento a Te Creemos por su primera bursatilización y reiteramos nuestro compromiso de ofrecer los mejores servicios para las empresas que buscan financiarse a través de la BMV” Acerca de Te Creemos Te Creemos, S.A. de C.V., S.F.P. es una SOFIPO mexicana, enfocada en proporcionar servicios financieros integrales al sector popular, está dedicada al otorgamiento de créditos grupales, individuales y para mejoramiento de vivienda. Es supervisada por la CNBV y la Federación Atlántico Pacífico de Entidades de Ahorro y Crédito Popular, es socio fundador de AMSOFIPO y socio de ProDesarrollo. Ha mantenido un crecimiento sostenido y prudente en colocación, presentando un crecimiento compuesto anual de 36% en originación de cartera a largo plazo. Desde 2007, Te Creemos, obtiene el Certificado de Transparencia elaborado por MixMarket, proveedor mundial de datos de microfinanzas en materia de desarrollo financiero y desempeño social. En el año 2015, Te Creemos inició un proceso de integración del Mercado de Microfinanzas en México, adquiriendo a … Continued

PC Capital Completed an Investment in Grupo Filoa

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   Mexico City, June 7, 2016 – PC Capital announced that it completed an investment in Grupo Filoa S.A.P.I. (“Grupo Filoa” or the “Company”) in exchange for 30.0% of the Company’s shares. Grupo Filoa is a Mexican company that offers universities and corporations a range of catering services, from off-site preparation and delivery to an in-house, ten-brand food court solution. The Company operates 40 sites mainly in the metropolitan area in Mexico City and the State of Mexico. Grupo Filoa has three business lines: 1) Full-service food court solution with ten distinct brands modeled after popular North American fast food options 2) Contracted catering, which allows clients to choose from service options ranging from daily delivery to full-scale, in-house operations and customize meals 3) Two restaurants that bring in additional revenues and provide the kitchen space to prepare meals for delivery clients. “The Food Services Industry in Mexico is highly fragmented, for this reason, we believe that there is a great opportunity to consolidate market share with in the industry, by offering a superior standardized service to clients.” Said Pablo Cervantes, Partner at PC Capital. “We are very excited with the investment of PC Capital in the Company, with their help we are sure that we will scale the Company to the next level and achieve our goals.” Said Juan Jose Villareal Portilla, CEO of Grupo Filoa About PC Capital. PC Capital is a middle market growth equity investment firm based in Mexico City. The firm is actively investing its Mexico Development I fund, which has a special preference for investments in the sustainability, financial services and education industries. The firm is a member of AMEXCAP, Mexico’s Mexican Private Equity Association and Endeavor’s Global Investor Network.

PC Capital Announces Strategic Alliance in the Education Industry

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   15 de marzo de 2016 – Guadalajara, March, 2016 – PC Capital announced that it has formed a Strategic Alliance with UI Universidad Internacional de Estudios Superiores A.C. (“Universidad Internacional” or the “Company”) to improve quality of its facilities and curriculum, strengthen its ties with the business community, and expand its network of campuses. Through a network of 8 campuses, Universidad Internacional is a Mexican Institution that provides traditional and technical undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, high school diplomas and other programs, for students in Guadalajara, Mexico in the C and D+ economic segments of the population. It’s wide variety of programs range from nursing, to nutrition, to business administration, and psychology. “We believe that the strategic alliance with Universidad Internacional is another example of the development of education in Mexico and we will put all the resources at our disposal to increase the quality of the institution”, said Javier Arrechea, Partner, of PC Capital. “For UI the alliance with MDI is an important opportunity to consolidate and expand our presence in the education market in Guadalajara, through quality academic programs for our target segment”, said Victor Jurado, CEO of Universidad Internacional. About PC Capital PC Capital is a middle market growth equity investment firm based in Mexico City. The firm has a special preference for investments in the sustainability, financial services and education industries. The firm is a member of AMEXCAP, Mexico’s Mexican Private Equity Association and Endeavor’s Global Investor Network.

PC Capital Announces Investment in Cesar’s Pizza

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   Mexico City, January 7, 2016 – PC Capital announced today that it has completed an investment in Cesar’s Pizza S.A. de C.V. (“Cesar Pizza” or the “Company”) in exchange for 49.0% of the Company’s shares. Cesar Pizza is a Mexican company involved in franchising the largest international carry-out pizza chain in the world, Little Caesars, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. The Company has operations throughout the north-eastern part of the metropolitan area in Mexico City and the State of Mexico. Cesar’s Pizza offers a wide variety of products, ranging from pizzas, chicken wings, cheese breads, sauces and dips with very affordable prices. The business focuses in offering quality products for the base of the pyramid. “We believe that there is an important demand for quality services in the C and D+ neighborhoods of Mexico City that currently is not being served, and by investing in Cesar’s Pizza we can fulfill part of that demand. Additionally, we know of the impact that this investment will have on the communities where it operates, offering great food and a viable source of employment”, said Gabriel Araujo, Partner, of PC Capital. “We are very excited with the investment of PC Capital in the Company, with their help we are sure that we will scale the Company to the next level and achieve our goals.” said Adolfo Hegewisch, CEO of Cesar’s Pizza. About PC Capital PC Capital is a middle market growth equity investment firm based in Mexico City. The firm is actively investing its Mexico Development I fund, which has a special preference for investments in the sustainability, financial services and education industries. The firm is a member of AMEXCAP, Mexico’s Mexican Private Equity Association and Endeavor’s Global Investor Network.

PC Capital Announces Investment in Te Creemos Holding

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July 4, 2018 Private Equity   Mexico City, December 23, 2015 – PC Capital announced today that it has completed an investment in Te Creemos Holding, S.A.P.I., the parent company of Te Creemos, S.A. de C.V. Sociedad Financiera Popular (“Te Creemos” or the “Company”). With over 1,600 employees and a loan portfolio exceeding $1 billion pesos, Te Creemos is one of Mexico’s leading micro-finance institutions. The Company has over 120,000 active loans that benefit micro and small businesses focused on the C- and D segments of the population. Together with Creation Investments, a US based private equity manager, PC Capital’s led a funding round to provide working capital and finance Te Creemos Holding’s acquisition of Finclusión, a micro-finance institution with over 50 branches and an active loan portfolio in excess of $300 million pesos. The acquisition allowed the Company to grow over 40% in terms of revenues and loan portfolio and position itself as the third largest micro-finance institution focused on working capital or “productive” loans in the country. “We are very excited to have completed this transaction and to have had the chance to participate in an investment that will have such a positive impact in Mexico’s rural communities and achieve both the financial and impact investment objectives of our firm”, said Pablo Coballasi, Managing Director, of PC Capital. “We are pleased to welcome PC Capital and Creation Investments into our company’s shareholder roster. The investment represents an opportunity to consolidate our leadership position in the Mexican market and realize substantial synergies in 2016 and beyond” said Jorge Kleinberg, CEO of Te Creemos. About PC Capital. PC Capital is a middle market growth equity investment firm based in Mexico City. The firm is actively investing its Mexico Development I fund, which has a special preference for investments in the sustainability, financial services and education industries. The firm is a member of AMEXCAP, Mexico’s Mexican Private Equity Association and Endeavor’s Global Investor Network.