scale up projects
investors and entrepreneurs
is a leading Kazakhstan and CIS-focused Private Equity Fund
The Fund focuses on investments in leading Kazakh and CIS companies looking for further growth and consolidation opportunities. The Fund seek to acquire significant minority equity stakes in fast growing businesses, and partner with entrepreneurs who have the ambitions to take their business to the next level of development. The Fund is run by Falconry Capital which enjoys 15-years’ experience in successfully investing on the capital market.
$ 20 million
We focus on relatively mature companies
with significant growth potential in the following sectors:
consumer goods and services, FMCG, HORECA,
apparel and garment industry, construction,
digital, including consumer and business internet
from $500 thousand
up to $2,5 million
up to 49%
within 5 years
(3 years investing and 2 years of exiting projects)
for growth through
INSIGHT. INNOVATION. TRANSFORMATION.
Diverse portfolio of projects
in different industries.
products. New jobs.
How Falconry operates
and invite co-investors
experts and mentors
in selected projects
with high returns
What kind of projects and companies do we seek?
- the Companies that have a transparent business model, transparent cash flows and a clear vision of their short- and mid-term goals;
- Companies with potential for growth;
- Relatively mature companies (no start-ups);
- Shareholders are prepared to help the Fund to exit the project within 3 to 5 years through IPO or through selling to a strategic partner;
- Shareholders are prepared to sell some of
their stake to the Fund;
- Professional and experienced management.
Required documents for the project to be considered
on a confidentiality basis, with a 5 year forecast.
The business-plan is to contain the sections, as follows:
- a project summary
- a project description
- a product description
- a market analysis and marketing strategy
- an operational / financial plan
- management and shareholders
- a proposed structure of the deal (financing size, structure)
- exity strategy
for last 3 years (preferably audited):
- balance sheet
- profit and loss statement
- cash flow statement
for making a site visit of the Project.
If the project has been approved
to participate in the project,
the company should be prepared to:
as a Board Director
operational and financial
statements to the Fund
From 1997 through 2003, Bakht Niyzov worked for the state system for securities market regulation and was a Board Director at the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).
In 2004, he founded the broker company Real-invest.kz. Over 4 years, the company has become one of the leading brokers on Kazakh stock market the company’s capitalization rose from $50 thousand up to $25 million. Under Niyzov’s management, Reak-invest.kz participated in market launch of shares and bonds of 10 companies, among them were Food Contract Corporation, ATFBank, Kazakhaltyn, Kazakhstan Engineering. The total amount of deals exceeds $500 million.
Besides the stock market, Bakht Niyazov has vast experience in private equity investment.
In 2009, he founded microfinance company Real-Credit, one of most successful micro-finance lender in Kazakhstan by profitability, and loan size.
In 2014, he he cofounded Moscow based technology and transportation startup, which innovates at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics. Today company services nearly 90% five-star hotels in Moscow.
In 2010, he launched investment company in DIFC, financing projects in international markets.
In 2015, he became a co-founder of MeiraGtx, a revolutionary project in biotechnologies.
Married, has three children.
Bakht is an activist for sustainable development of Kazakhstan, in 2015, he founded Kazakhstan’s Council for Green Building “KazGBC”.
Author of more than 50 publications on topic of Economics, Finance and Leadership.
and investment industries
of more than 18 years.
Under his management, Falconry capital
was among the top-3 in terms
of trading activities on KASE.
management $15 million. The funds
under his management were among
the top-3 on return
rated by investfunds.kz
management in manufacturing.
Experience in managing assets
of industrial businesses -
exceeds 18 years.
an investment company in Germany.
Experience in managing hedge-funds,
pension funds in Germany.
Vast experience in analyzing projects