Founded in 1993, Infinity Group is dedicated to unlocking the full value of cross border partnerships. It does so by creating innovative platforms based on creative business models, investment funds and incubation eco systems that harmoniously link people, technologies and markets. Infinity Group is well-known for its strong roots in China, its vast, global network of technology, IP and innovation, its unrivaled know-how and expertise, and its “China-Outbound" initiative, which supports Chinese companies that show leadership in the Chinese market and which have an interest in international business, M&As, and the establishment of R&D centers outside of China.
Infinity Group is also known for its IP Bank, which acquires companies, brands, and intellectual property for licensing and commercialization in China.
Infinity Group has a unique and stellar reputation for post transaction follow up, including overseeing technology transfer, human resources and media. Infinity Group currently manages RMB 10 billion and 100 portfolio companies, through 17 local RMB funds throughout China, making Infinity the owner of more RMB funds than any competitor. Infinity employs 80 industry professionals and to date has made 100 deals and 25 successful exits.
Infinity Group is backed by global investors such as the China Development Bank and Clal Industries. The fund also has the srtong support of the governments of China and Israel.
Infinity Group’s first China-related fund, Infinity-CSVC, established in 2004, was the premier foreign/local JV RMB fund in China, receiving certification as fund No 00001. Under this structure, Infinity made six investments and three exits.
Infinity I-China, Infinity's second Chinese local fund, has an equivalent of $300M under management both in RMB and USD.
In March 2010, Infinity announced the establishment of ten new joint (JV) private equity funds throughout China purposed to support the growth of local Chinese businesses through the influx of proven technology and know-how. The new funds are the third step in Infinity's ten-year plan for the region, following its 2004 establishment of the first RMB fund in China and in 2009, its first cross-border fund.
In 2011, Infinity Group became the first to receive a QFLP quota from the Chongqing government. To date, the quota is the largest to be awarded to a private equity firm.