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.
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.