Scepter at its core is a merchant banking business run by the former Blackstone Advisory Partners Asia team. The team has successfully executed on over $500 billion in transactions and is one of the strongest teams focused on mining, natural resources and infrastructure. In this role, we are committed to helping large cap private businesses, and their owners, achieve their long term financial goals through the creation of tailored solutions to address their unique business objectives. We continue to be a trusted partner by providing intellectual expertise, objective advice and co-investment capital.

As a co-investor in each of our initiatives, we remain aligned with and entirely invested in our partners' long-term financial success. Our investment philosophy is to build trusted long-term relationships with our partners, helping them grow their businesses while simultaneously investing alongside them. We believe that there is no better use of our capital than investing it in successful and growing private companies where we partner alongside proven management teams and owners.

Select Transactions executed by the Scepter team include:

US$20 billion IPO of AIA and its US$35.5 billion proposed sale to Prudential plc.
US$20 billion restructuring of Seoul Bank
US$14.1 billion acquisition of 12% of Rio Tinto plc by Chinalco
AUD$2 billion merger of Yancoal and Gloucester Coal
AUD$438 million sale of Noble Group’s interests in Middlemount
US$5 billion restructuring of Hynix Semiconductor
US$3 billion Aurukun bauxite project awarded to Chalco
US$8 billion PetroChina West-East Pipeline Project
US$650 million acquisition of a controlling stake in Indofood by First Pacific
US$750 million acquisition of a controlling stake in Philippine Long Distance Telephone by First Pacific and subsequent US$1.4 billion merger with Smart Communications
US$1.8 billion secondary placement of a 40% interest in Hagemeyer by First Pacific
US$500 million acquisition of Ssangyong Motors by Shanghai Auto