When considering opportunities, Schulze Global primarily looks for established managers who have demonstrated the vision and maturity to build solid, scalable businesses. After investment, Schulze Global’s team works hand-in-hand with these businesspeople, providing technical and managerial support to ensure long-term success.
Building on its strong local networks, Schulze Global takes a proactive, analysis-driven approach in identifying opportunities. When considering investment selection, Schulze Global takes the following factors into account:
In addition to the provision of capital, Schulze Global seeks to provide significant additional non-financial assistance to its portfolio companies. Schulze Global works hand-in-hand with management teams, providing operational and managerial support to ensure long-term success. Schulze Global believes it is critical to maintain active engagement in all areas of business development and operations, implementing strategic, operational and financial initiatives in cooperation with portfolio companies.
Schulze Global also seeks to actively participate on boards and/or executive committees of portfolio companies, not only for the purpose of monitoring investments, but also in order to contribute directly to the companies’ success though the provision of expertise whenever and however feasible. In addition, Schulze Global calls on its extensive network of international consultants to assist in providing international best practices to portfolio companies, specifically tailored to the particular industry and business. Schulze Global will also help establish international relationships for the companies, providing new avenues for exports, partnerships, and knowledge transfer.