Topcast

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Hong Kong, Topcast is the largest independent aircraft parts distributor in Asia-Pacific serving primarily aftermarket customers such as commercial airlines and maintenance, repair and overhaul providers. Find out how we’re supporting their global growth plans…

Why we backed them

  • To back the leading independent player in the distribution of aircraft parts in APAC
  • To grow the business across the air travel market in China and APAC, where demand for aftermarket aircraft parts and services is expected to grow by c.10% a year for the next decade
  • To increase the service offering to the Company’s stable and long-tenured base of suppliers and customers - over half of Topcast’s products are sourced from suppliers with long-term distribution relationships

The investment strategy

  • To develop a founder-led business and grow the company both organically and inorganically
  • To enhance growth through further investment in new supplier acquisition, cross-selling opportunities and the enhancement and extension of value-added service offerings, such as aircraft parts repair
  • To support an M&A programme to expand globally and consolidate a fragmented market in APAC

The metrics

2019

Acquisition year

19

Office Locations

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