OUR JOURNEY BEGAN IN 2016
To make a difference in our country
The preferred smart capital partner of growing entrepreneurs and SMEs in the Philippines where we partner with owner-managers to support their growth capital requirements as they undertake transformational opportunities.
ARQ SME BDC
We are the only
Philippine-based, SME-focused private debt investor that can provide customized multi-product debt structures to fully service the critical growth stage of a promising medium enterprise.
Our Core Mandate
Smart capital provider that address inherent problems faced by SME through the following:
Unique customized repayment solution based on the cashflow cycle of the business or project.
Accountability partner to track growth prospects and budgets.
Support beyond finance as an outsourced CFO partner with a focus on budgets and strategic roadmap.
Other value creation activities identified based on the lifecycle stage of the SME.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
We are an investor, committed to investing in well-positioned middle-market high growth businesses that have the potential to improve operationally, strategically and financially.
We look for:
Companies within stable or growing industries and have a strong or unique position relative to their competitors. We aim to support SMEs in selected industries that both promote and leverage our country's economic growth and development, such as food and agriculture, consumer, small & social infrastructure, and financial institutions.
Companies and entrepreneurs with a strong track record and experience in their field and are looking for a financial investor/partner that can help the company achieve its plans and objectives.
Companies seeking a transformation – where significant operational change or a new direction/opportunity, coupled with good corporate leadership can accelerate growth and profitability.
Companies in industries where we can provide value-add in terms of strategic, business, and financial perspectives.
Companies and entrepreneurs that promote a culture of fairness, transparency, honesty, and trustworthiness.
SUPPORT BEYOND FINANCE
ARQCapital’s investment strategy combines growth capital with customised business assistance to build stronger companies in the Philippines. As an active partner for entrepreneurs, we offer business assistance solutions in a variety of areas, including:
Additional Funding Source
Support Beyond Finance
Analysis of your growing business and cashflows to ensure a matched and effective investment solution
Investment Committee greenlight and term sheet signing
Detailed Due Diligence of the Entrepreneur and Company
Final Investment Committee Approval, Transaction Documentation, and Financial Closing
Monitoring & Value Added Activities
SME Graduation and Exit