Since 2000, BPGC's senior professionals have led or participated in investments in leading global or regional companies amounting to over $15 billion in aggregate value across 14 countries spanning North America, Europe and Asia. BPGC adopts a collaborative, partnership model when working with management, shareholders and key constituencies its approach to investing.
Below are selected investments made by the BPGC team.
DuPont Clean Technologies
DuPont Clean Technologies (“CT”) is a global leader in advanced catalyst and process technologies to produce and regenerate sulfuric acid, hydroprocessing technology to desulfurize motor fuels, alkylation technology to produce clean gasoline and advanced air pollution control systems for refineries and chemical facilities. CT also offers a comprehensive suite of aftermarket services and solutions.
Headquartered in Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy, Meta System s.p.a. (“Meta”) specializes in research, development and production of advanced electronic system for the automobile sector, especially electric vehicles. Focusing on on-board charging, Meta is a leading provider of innovative and competitive solutions to meet the wide range of EV automotive needs. Meta also develops products, services, usage-based insurance, and corporate fleet management solutions in its telematics business unit.
Diamond S Shipping*
Diamond S Shipping Inc. (“DSSI”) provides seaborne transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum and other products in the international shipping markets. DSSI went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2019. In March 2021, DSSI announced its merger with International Seaways to create the second-largest US-listed tanker company by vessel count. Merger closed July 2021; combined company is now listed on New York Stock Exchange ("INSW").
Nexeo Solutions (“Nexeo”) is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing products from world-class producers to a diverse customer base. From product specification to sustainable solutions, Nexeo goes beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, coatings, personal care, healthcare, automotive and 3D printing. Nexeo leverages a centralized technology platform to identify efficiencies and create solutions to unlock value for suppliers and customers.
Permian Basin Materials*
Permian Basin Materials is a leading, regional producer of sand & gravel, limestone aggregates and ready-mix concrete in the Permian Basin region of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico.
Chongqing Iron & Steel*
Chongqing Iron & Steel Co. (“CQIS”) is one of China’s largest state-owned steel companies, with 100+ years of history. Main products consist of panels, hot rolls, bars, sectional materials, wires and supplied materials, and are mainly applied in shipbuilding, heat exchangers, separators, storage devices, bridges, mine machinery, engineering machinery, high buildings, heavy automobiles, motorcycles, security doors and steel structure plants, among others. CQIS distributes its products within domestic market and to overseas markets.
* Investments made while Nadim Qureshi and Stephen Toy (“Managing Partners”) were at Invesco Private Capital and WL Ross & Co. (“predecessor firm”). The strategy employed by BPGC is substantially similar to the strategy employed by the Managing Partners while at their predecessor firm. The Managing Partners managed these investments and controlled the investment decisions made in their roles at the predecessor firm.