Founded in January 2016, The Square Group's professionals have over 50 collective years of experience in the Asian capital market. The Square Group primarily focuses on small to medium-sized companies at all stages of their life cycles in the Asian region and strives for portfolio diversification across a range of industries, sectors and regions which the group believes is a key component to not only reducing the risk but also maximizing returns inherent in investing in small to medium-sized companies.
The Square's broad network such as Investment bankers, brokers, listed companies' management and analysts in Asia has so far facilitated collaborative efforts to source deals, analyze target investments-extensive due diligence and rigorous bottom-up research-, implement strategies, which the nature of small to medium-sized companies requires. Having overseas as well as domestic network enables the group to have access to sophisticatedly structured investments that lead the group to be uniquely on the ground.
The Square Group consists of the following subsidiaries.
-THE SQUARE & COMPANY : As an investment holding company, TSNC focuses on principal investment in publicly traded/private equity and manages its subsidiaries.
-Billionfold Asset Management : TSNC has acquired 100 percent stake in Billionfold Asset Management in late 2017, which has attracted $350 million to its funds, and now focuses on Korean equities through a long-short strategy.
THE SQUARE GROUP
TSNC seeks for investment opportunities that offer attractive upside potential or limit risk as the following cases.
The premium of warrants/conversion rights detached from bond is reasonable compared to the gearing level that meets TSNC's criteria.
Publicly traded warrant that gives a certain price gap between its intrinsic value and the price of underlying stocks.
Convertible bond arbitrage