Company name Schroder Priv Eq IV
Headline Interim Management Statement


RNS Number : 3095K
Schroder Priv Eq Fund of Funds IV
17 August 2012
 



INTERIM MANAGEMENT STATEMENT

Schroder Private Equity Funds of Funds IV plc (the "Fund")

17 August 2012

 

This interim management statement has been prepared in accordance with the EU Transparency Directive and relates to the period from 1 April 2012 to 15 August 2012.

 

Investment Objective

The Fund's investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth for investors by investing principally in a portfolio of private equity funds, mainly in the US and Europe.

 

Overview

The Fund has a portfolio of 27 funds with commitments totaling €433.5 million (117% of investors' commitments). The Fund closed on two new commitments during the period: €10.0 million to IK Fund VII and €10.0 million to the Fifth Cinven Fund.

 

Financial Summary

During the period, the Fund received proceeds of €24.1 million from its underlying funds, bringing total distributions received since inception to €74.4 million.

 

The Fund paid calls of €19.2 million in the period, bringing total calls paid since inception to €292.4 million. At 15 August 2012, the Fund had total uncalled commitments of €144.3 million, cash balances of €15.6 million, shareholders' remaining uncalled equity commitment of €130.2 million and an available bank facility of €24.0 million[1].

 

The Fund's share capital is 65% called. A further call of 10% is possible in the fourth quarter of 2012 or first quarter of 2013.

 

1 April 2012 to 15 August 2012

Since inception

Distributions[2]

€24.1 million

€74.4 million

Calls2

€19.2 million

€292.4 million

 

At 15 August 2012, the Fund had no controlled undertakings.

 

The underlying portfolio of funds is valued twice a year, in March and September. The Fund's annual report and the September 2012 portfolio valuation, including the Fund's audited net asset value will be published in December 2012.

 

Important information

All financial information and exchange rates as at 15 August 2012, unless otherwise stated. The information provided in this statement is for existing investors of the Fund and should not be considered as a financial promotion.

 

This statement aims to give an indication of material events and transactions that have taken place during the period from 1 April 2012 to 15 August 2012 and their impact on the Fund's financial position. These indications reflect our current view. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and could change. Factors which could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general economic and market conditions and specific factors affecting the financial prospects or performance of individual investments within our portfolio.

 

For further information please contact:

Charlotte Edgar

SVG Advisers

Telephone +44 207 010 8922

Email charlotte.edgar@svgcapital.com

 

Elaine McWeeney

Private Equity, Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited  Telephone: +353 1 542 2103

Email: EM91@ntrs.com

 

 

 

 

This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

the Irish Stock Exchange.

 



[1] Available subject to its terms

[2] Calls and distributions translated at transaction exchange rates


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