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NB Private Equity Partners Limited Nb Private Equity: Monthly Nav Update - July 2020

20/08/2020 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

   NB Private Equity Partners Publishes July 2020 NAV Update 
   20 August 2020 
   NB Private Equity Partners Limited ("NBPE" or the "Company"), a 
closed-end private equity investment company, today announced an updated 
Net Asset Value ("NAV") estimate for the month ended 31 July 2020. 
   Manager Commentary 
   -- 31 July 2020 NAV per Share of $17.83 increased $1.07 or 6.4% from the 
      previously issued 30 June 2020 monthly NAV estimate of $16.76 
   -- Within the direct equity portfolio, there were 56 direct equity 
      investments updated with Q2 2020 valuation information; the net increase 
      in value of these investments was $33.7 million as a result of the new 
      valuation information 
   -- In addition, during July, public investments increased by $10.2 million 
      or 10.5% in aggregate 
   -- During July, NBPE realised its largest direct equity portfolio company, 
      Engineering, which generated total proceeds of $33.4 million; $13.3 
      million of this was received in July and the remaining $20.1 million was 
      received in early August. Also in July, NBPE re-invested $10.8 million in 
      Engineering alongside NB Renaissance and Bain Capital 
   -- As of 31 July 2020, on a pro forma basis including Engineering cash 
      received in August, the investment level is now 128%; pro forma cash plus 
      available credit facility is $220.1 million, and the adjusted commitment 
      coverage ratio is 185% on a pro forma basis 
   -- Based on the annualised dividend of $0.29 per share declared on 29 June 
      2020 and to be paid on 28 August 2020, NBPE's dividend yield is 4.9% 
      based on the 19 August 2020 closing share price of GBP8.94 and 3.3% based 
      on the 31 July 2020 monthly NAV of $17.83 
   Key Highlights 
                                       31 Jul-20  31 Jul-20 
(Returns in USD)                Month        YTD        LTM 
Total return NAV development 
per Share(1)                     6.4%      -3.6%      -1.2% 
NAV development per Share        6.4%      -6.7%      -4.3% 
   -- NBPE's NAV increased by $50.4 million in July 2020 driven by: 
          -- $34.0 million of unrealised gains, or $0.73 per share, 
             attributable to private valuation increases based on the receipt 
             of 30 June 2020 private valuation information 
          -- $22.1 million of unrealised gains, or $0.47 per share, primarily 
             attributable to unrealised positive foreign exchange adjustments 
             on non-USD investments, public valuations and other mark to market 
          -- $6.4 million of losses, $0.14 per share, attributable to 
             management and other fee accruals, and credit facility interest 
             and expenses 
          -- $0.7 million of accrued cash and PIK interest from the income 
             portfolio, or $0.01 per share 
   Portfolio Valuation 
   The value of NBPE's private equity portfolio as of 31 July 2020 was 
based on the following information(2) : 
   -- 15% of the private equity fair value was valued as of 31 July 2020 
          -- 8% in public securities 
          -- 7% in private direct debt investments 
   -- 61% of the private equity fair value was valued as of 30 June 2020 
          -- 60% in private direct equity investments 
          -- 1% in fund investments 
   -- 24% of the private equity fair value was valued as of 31 March 2020 
          -- 23% in private direct equity investments 
          -- 1% in fund investments 
   For further information, please contact: 
   NBPE Investor Relations           +1 214 647 9593 
   Kaso Legg Communications      +44 (0)20 3603 2803 
   Charles Gorman 
   About NB Private Equity Partners Limited 
   NBPE invests in direct private equity investments alongside market 
leading private equity firms globally. NB Alternatives Advisers LLC (the 
"Investment Manager"), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Neuberger 
Berman Group LLC, is responsible for sourcing, execution and management 
of NBPE. The vast majority of direct investments are made with no 
management fee / no carried interest payable to third-party GPs, 
offering greater fee efficiency than other listed private equity 
companies. NBPE seeks capital appreciation through growth in net asset 
value over time while paying a bi-annual dividend. 
   LEI number: 213800UJH93NH8IOFQ77 
   About Neuberger Berman 
   Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, 
employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of 
strategies--including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset 
class, private equity, real estate and hedge funds--on behalf of 
institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices 
in 24 countries, Neuberger Berman's diverse team has 2,300 
professionals. For six consecutive years, the company has been named 
first or second in Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money 
Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). The firm 
was awarded an A+ in every category in the latest 2019 PRI report for 
our approach to ESG integration across asset classes. The firm manages 
$357 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2020. For more information, 
please visit our website at 
   This press release appears as a matter of record only and does not 
constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase 
any security. 
   NBPE is established as a closed-end investment company domiciled in 
Guernsey. NBPE has received the necessary consent of the Guernsey 
Financial Services Commission. The value of investments may fluctuate. 
Results achieved in the past are no guarantee of future results. This 
document is not intended to constitute legal, tax or accounting advice 
or investment recommendations. Prospective investors are advised to seek 
expert legal, financial, tax and other professional advice before making 
any investment decision. Statements contained in this document that are 
not historical facts are based on current expectations, estimates, 
projections, opinions and beliefs of NBPE's investment manager. Such 
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other 
factors, and undue reliance should not be placed thereon. Additionally, 
this document contains "forward-looking statements." Actual events or 
results or the actual performance of NBPE may differ materially from 
those reflected or contemplated in such targets or forward-looking 
   (1) Assumes reinvestment of dividends on the ex-dividend date and 
reflects cumulative returns over time period shown. 
   (2) Please refer to the valuation methodology section of the monthly 
report for a description of the Manager's valuation methodology. 24% of 
underlying valuation data is as of 31 March 2020. Given the current 
market / economic environment the Manager notes that while this 
valuation data may be stale, it remains the best estimate we are 
currently able to provide but may not accurately reflect the fair value 
at 31 July 2020. 
   -- NBPE July Monthly 2020 vF 

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