The SC Capital Partners Group (SCCP) is an employee-owned, Pan- Asian real estate investment management firm with over $7bn in assets under management across five discretionary closed-end opportunistic funds, one discretionary open-ended core-plus fund and two listed REITs.
The SCCP platform was founded in 2004 with its flagship Real Estate Capital Asia Partners (RECAP) series of discretionary opportunistic real estate funds. The funds are focused on value creation through refurbishing, repositioning and operating real estate assets that are under-managed, in areas where market inefficiencies and strong macroeconomic fundamentals yield attractive opportunities. RECAP’s investments are concentrated on physical assets such as residential, office, retail, warehouses and hotel properties.
In 2016, the group launched a discretionary open-ended fund (SCORE ) investing in core-plus assets in the gateway cities of Asia Pacific. The fund offers investors stable and resilient income growth and long-term capital appreciation by investing in income producing assets such as office, retail, residential, logistics and other similar assets.
SCCP also manages two listed REITs, namely Japan Hotel REIT (www. jhrth.co.jp/en/), which is the largest hospitality REIT in Asia and TPrime REIT (http://en.tprimereit.com/) in Thailand.
The 50 members of SCCP’s discretionary RECAP and SCORE funds have proven expertise across the Asia Pacific region, averaging 17 years of professional experience in Asia and 16 years in the real estate industry. Led by Chairman Suchad Chiaranussati and Managing Directors Ian Lien, Andrew Heithersay and Freddy Chua, the group’s pan-Asian reach and local presence create unique capabilities to conduct due diligence and execute its strategies in local currencies, languages and jurisdictions.
Investment principles & strategy
SCCP’s investment approach is agile and sensitive to local market conditions while simultaneously maintaining steadfast investment principles that guide us across several types of transactions and geographies in Asia.
We seek to add value by instituting best practices to local emerging markets and working with trusted, world-class consultants and partners on a regional basis. Our experience allows us to employ decisiveness and introduce clarity on even the most complex transactions, including value-add and repositioning transactions, as well as ground-up development.
We believe in a hands-on approach to the ongoing management of our assets and steadfast responsibility towards implementation shared by all team members. The breadth of our team allows us to employ the skill-sets of all our senior team members to each transaction to ensure success.
SC Capital Partners is a Singaporeheadquartered, institutional private equity real estate investment firm with property investments across the Asia-Pacific region. The firm is licenced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to carry out the regulated activity of fund management as an accredited institutional investor fund management company.