A Primus Capital a technológiai és a szolgáltatási szektorban működő, ambíciózus cégvezetéssel és innovatív megoldással rendelkező vállalkozások befektetője. A Primus korai és fejlődő szakaszban lévő cégek növekedését gyorsítja fel tőkebefektetés, szaktanácsadás, valamint nemzetközi ügyfél-, partner- és befektetői köre révén, hogy azok maximálisan kiaknázhassák a bennük rejlő üzleti lehetőségeket. A Primus Capital nemzetközi tőkealap-kezelő csapata Budapest mellett, Bécsben és Münchenben dolgozik. Egyedi megközelítése révén a vállalkozókkal rugalmas és professzionális munkakapcsolatot alakít ki, miközben elsődleges célja, hogy értéket teremtsen a vállalatok alapítói és részvényesei számára.

ABOUT PRIMUS

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STRATEGY

BACKGROUND

INVESTORS

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1. STRATEGY

Primus Capital enables ambitious and innovative companies in the technology and services sectors to realize their full business potential. Primus accelerates the growth of early and expansion stage enterprises by providing venture capital funding, development advice and access to international clients, partners and investors.

The international fund management team of Primus Capital, based in Budapest, Vienna and Munich works in a flexible and professional partnership with entrepreneurs to create value for their founders and shareholders.

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2. BACKGROUND

Primus Capital is a professional venture capital fund management company based in Budapest, Hungary. Primus was started in late 2003 as an investor in early stage technology companies. In 2008, Primus Capital Management (Primus Capital Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt.) was established as a new professional and legal entity registered under the Hungarian Capital Market Act of 2001 (Art. CXX.) and the State Supervisory Authority of Financial Institutions (PSZÁF/Perm. E-III. /1/2008).

Primus Capital Management (Primus Capital Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt.) is the fund manager for Primus Capital Fund III. (Primus III.), whose investors include both private and public sector insitutions, as well as private investors from Hungary, the EU and the United States (hyperlink to investors). Primus III. builds on the success of the previous two Primus Capital Funds, Primus I. (2004) and Primus II. (2006).

a. Primus III

The Primus III. Venture Capital Fund was launched in April 2010 as a joint fund between US and European private sector investors and the EU’s JEREMIE program, as administered by the Hungarian Enterprise Finance Corporation (MV Zrt.). The Fund is registered in Hungary with a total fund size of EUR 22.5 million (HUF 6.2 billion).

The primary goal of Primus III is to provide micro, small and medium-sized companies based in Hungary with seed, start-up and growth capital. Primus’ investment strategy allows a maximum investment size of EUR 1.5 million per company over any 12-month period. A total maximum of EUR 4.5 million can be invested per company over a 3-year period. The fund targets technology and services companies working in dynamically growing industry segments that expect to achieve above-average growth. The Fund invests in:

1. small- and medium-sized companies with

2. innovative, unique technology and/or

3. innovative services

4. who want to further develop their technology or service offering to

5. expand their market share locally, regionally or internationally.

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i. Primus III at a Glance

Private funding: EUR 4.7 million from US and EU private sector.

Public funding: EUR 15.8 million from the EU’s JEREMIE Program (administered by MV Zrt.)

Total fund size: EUR 22.5 million (HUF 6.2 billion)

Investment strategy: fast-growing SMEs (growth investment)

Sector focus: technology, services

Geographic focus: companies registered in Hungary

Average investment size: EUR 0.3-4.5 million/company, average EUR 2 million

Investments to date: See Portfolio (hyperlink to Portfolio)

Use of Funds: product/service development, sales, expansion

Planned holding period: 2-6 years

b. PRIMUS I & II

Primus Capital Partners LLC

Primus I., launched in March 2004 is a US-based seed and early stage fund, which invested in five Hungarian early stage companies between 2004-2006. Primus I. has a mature portfolio of three technology companies: Sense/Net (hyperlink www.sensenset.com), technology start-up Intellio technologies Ltd. (www.intellio.eu and www.visiscanner.com ) and Nebotrade Micromedia (www.nebotrade.hu ). Hyperlink to Primus I. Portfolio.

Primus Central Europe Fund II LLC

Primus II. was launched in November 2006 by the investors of Primus I. with the main goal of providing follow-on funding to Primus I portfolio companies and making new investments. Primus II. invested in technology start-up Intellio Technologies Ltd. (www.intellio.eu and www.visiscanner.com ) and media start-up FUNZINE Media (www.funzine.hu ) as well as Hungary’s leading search marketing agency in 2006-2007 Arcanian Consulting.

3. INVESTORS

Magyar Vállalkozásfinanszírozási Zrt. (MV Zrt.): The EU-wide JEREMIE program in Hungary is administered by the Hungarian State-owned agency MV Zrt., which manages a total of HUF 150 billion (EUR 550 million) of the EU’s JEREMIE Program, consisting of three separate programs for venture capital, micro-loans and guarantees aimed at the small and medium-sized companies. 10% of the total JEREMIE funds is provided by the Hungarian State.

Primus Central Europe Fund II LLC: Primus III LLC is a private fund of funds created by the US and Hungarian investors of Primus Capital. The investors have worked together for many years in previous Primus funds and are experienced private equity investors and corporate leaders in the United States and Hungary.

AEGON FUND MANAGEMENT LTD.: Aegon is one of Hungary’s largest fund managers with over EUR 3 billion under management in 17 funds. http://www.aegonalapkezelo.hu/index.php?akt_menu=19&set_lang=19

Primus Capital Management LLC: This is the investment vehicle of the Primus Fund Management team, which is co-investing in Primus III alongside its private and public investors.