Investments
  • Investment Sectors
  • Investment Cases
Investment Sectors
STIC believes that deep insight and affluent experience in target investment sectors are key aspects of making successful investments.

Throughout its 20 years of operations, STIC was able to accumulate its expertise and knowledge in various sectors: Industrials & Business Services, ICT, Bio & Healthcare, Consumer & Consumer Technology, and Games & Entertainment.
Sectors
Industrials & Business Services
Industrials & Business Services
STIC has significant experience investing in leading industrial and business services companies in Korea and Pan-Asia. Our teams have invested in companies in defense, manufacturing, diversified industrial technology, automotive, shipbuilding, chemicals, packaging, and logistics.
ICT
ICT
STIC has strong expertise investing in all areas of ICT. Some of these include ICT software, ICT hardware, and digital services. We also have made numerous investments in application software, infrastructure software, cyber-security, and semiconductor companies.
Bio & Healthcare
Bio & Healthcare
STIC believes that there are great investment opportunities in Bio & Healthcare sector as there are many differentiated and high-quality bio and healthcare companies. Our investment experience in the industry, proprietary network, and data-driven research enable us to invest in hospitals, life sciences companies, pharmaceutical companies, medical products manufacturers, distributors, and service providers.
Consumer & Consumer Technology
Consumer & Consumer Technology
STIC has been an active investor in the consumer sector. Not only has it invested in traditional retailers, but also in other various types of consumer technology providers. Some of these include e-commerce platforms, technology-enabled services, and payment services. STIC trusts that further growth in consumer sector will be boosted by newly rising technology.
Games & Entertainment
Games & Entertainment
STIC successfully expanded its investment area to games and entertainment. STIC began its investments in the sector with traditional online game developers and entertainment companies. Now, the investment spectrum has further expanded to mobile game providers and integrated management companies.
Investment Cases
    • Access Bio
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : United States
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2011
      EXIT YEAR : 2014
    • DESCRIPTION
      Access Bio researches, develops, and manufactures rapid diagnostic tests, biosensors, and molecular diagnostic products.
    • Across
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2015
      EXIT YEAR : 2019
    • DESCRIPTION
      Across is a biotechnology company that produces hyaluronic acid fillers.
    • Bespin Global
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Hong Kong
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Bespin Global is a recognized and certified Managed Service Provider (MSP) that helps its customers with their businesses and digital innovation through Cloud migration.
    • Big Hit Entertainment
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2018
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Big Hit Entertainment is an integrated entertainment, event management, and music production company.
    • Cammsys Vina
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Vietnam
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2018
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Cammsys Vina is a Vietnamese manufacturing entity of Cammsys. Cammsys manufactures camera modules for mobile phones.
    • CJ Rokin Logistics
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : China
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2015
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      CJ Rokin Logistics is a comprehensive logistics enterprise that engages in cold chain, chemicals, and general transportation as its core business, providing customers with supply chain services integrating national warehouse and storage, transportation, and distribution.
    • Coop Marketing
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2016
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Coop Marketing is a mobile platform company that engages in mobile vouchers business.
    • Dongbu Hannong
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2013
      EXIT YEAR : 2017
    • DESCRIPTION
      Dongbu Hannong, now known as Farm Hannong and a LG Group subsidiary, is an agriculture company that produces crop protection, seeds, and fertilizer products.
    • DoubleDown Interactive
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : United States
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2017
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      DoubleDown Interactive is a leading provider and a developer of online social casino games.
    • Dunzo
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : India
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Dunzo is an on-demand delivery and errand services platform in India.
    • Enuri
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2006
      EXIT YEAR : 2010
    • DESCRIPTION
      Enuri is an e-commerce data provider that shows and compares price data of various types of products.
    • Gamehi
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2007
      EXIT YEAR : 2009
    • DESCRIPTION
      Gamehi, now known as Nexon GT and a Nexon Group subsidairy, is an online game developer and a publisher.
    • Golfzon
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2008
      EXIT YEAR : 2012
    • DESCRIPTION
      Golfzon provides its customers with the most advanced golf and indoor golf simulators.
    • Hanwha Systems
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2017
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Hanwha Systems engages in various business areas such as avionics, defense systems, and ICT. The company is a Hanwha Group subsidiary.
    • Humax Mobility (HiParking)
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Humax Mobility is the holding company of HiParking, a leading parking facility operator with the largest market share in Korea.
    • IMM Technology
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Malaysia
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      IMM Technology is a Malaysian manufacturing entity of ILJIN Materials. ILJIN Materials is a global secondary battery materials producer.
    • inno.N
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2018
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      inno.N, originally known as CJ HealthCare and a CJ Group subsidiary, is a South Korean medicine and biotechnology company that manufactures synthetic medicines, general medicines, and other health-related products.
    • ITM Semiconductor
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2009
      EXIT YEAR : 2014
    • DESCRIPTION
      ITM Semiconductor manufactures semiconductor components. It also engages in secondary batteries components business.
    • Jeil Hydraulics
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2009
      EXIT YEAR : 2012
    • DESCRIPTION
      Jeil Hydraulics, now known as Eaton Korea, is a manufacturer of hydraulic pumps and other related industrial components.
    • Joymax
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2007
      EXIT YEAR : 2010
    • DESCRIPTION
      Joymax is a video game developer that mainly focuses on developing mobile games.
    • Joyvio Group
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : China
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Joyvio Group is the food and agribusiness arm of Legend Holdings. The company is a globally recognized brand for high quality food and beverage products.
    • LIG Nex1
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2013
      EXIT YEAR : 2017
    • DESCRIPTION
      LIG Nex1 develops and manufactures various types of weapon and defense systems such as precision-guided munition, surveillance systems, and command controls. The company is a LIG Group subsidiary.
    • Lihua Group
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services
      LOCATION : China
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2018
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Lihua Group designs and manufactures paper packaging solutions for many of the world's most recognizable brands.
    • Masan Group Corporation
    • SECTOR : Industrials & Business Services, ICT, Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : Vietnam
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2019
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Masan Group Corporation is among the top three largest private sector companies in Vietnam. Its subsidiaries include Masan Food (consumer staples), Techcombank (financial services), and Masan Resources (mining).
    • MDS Technology
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2010
      EXIT YEAR : 2015
    • DESCRIPTION
      MDS Technology, now known as Hancom MDS and a Hancom Group subsidiary, provides customers with cutting-edge embedded solutions that aim to help them reduce time-to-market while improving quality.
    • Median Diagnostics
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2015
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Median Diagnostics is a developer and a manufacturer of veterinary diagnostic kits.
    • Medytox
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2006
      EXIT YEAR : 2009
    • DESCRIPTION
      Medytox is a biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops, and manufactures biopharmaceutical products.
    • Soulbrain
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2011
      EXIT YEAR : 2013
    • DESCRIPTION
      Soulbrain specializes in manufacturing of core materials for the high-tech industries such as semiconductor, display, and secondary battery.
    • Systran
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : France
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2014
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Systran is a language translation software company that delivers real-time language solutions to help organizations enhance multilingual communication and increase productivity.
    • UBCare
    • SECTOR : Bio & Healthcare
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2015
      EXIT YEAR : 2020
    • DESCRIPTION
      UBCare develops and provides medical-related solutions such as electronic medical record systems and pharmaceutical e-commerce solutions. The company also offers medical and healthcare information and consultations.
    • Viet Uc Seafood Corporation
    • SECTOR : Consumer & Consumer Technology
      LOCATION : Vietnam
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2018
      EXIT YEAR : Current
    • DESCRIPTION
      Viet UC Seafood Corporation is a leading shrimp post larvae producer in Vietnam.
    • Wonik Materials
    • SECTOR : ICT
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2011
      EXIT YEAR : 2014
    • DESCRIPTION
      Wonik Materials produces high purity specialty gases that are used for manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, and light emitting diodes.
    • YG Entertainment
    • SECTOR : Games & Entertainment
      LOCATION : Korea
      INVESTMENT YEAR : 2006
      EXIT YEAR : 2009
    • DESCRIPTION
      YG Entertainment is a leading entertainment company in Korea. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, and event management company.