Cathay 2 Cents: Why Even Small Companies Should Go Global

Global business is not just for large multinationals—there are many advantages for smaller companies. At Cathay Capital, we have worked with a number of North American companies to expand their businesses to China and Europe, both through organic initiatives and international acquisition strategies. From consumer companies aspiring to build global brands, healthcare companies seeking to […]

Cathay Capital raises €1.3 billion to support entrepreneurs

Cathay Capital announces that it has raised €1.3 billion to support entrepreneurs, following the final closing of the €800 million Midcap II fund and the achievement of the €500 million target for Cathay Innovation II. Those two investment vehicles are operational and will enable Cathay’s teams to best support start-ups (for Cathay Innovation II) as […]

Innovative Office Products Acquires SiS Ergo (Danish Pioneer of Height Adjustable Tables Brings More Robust Product Offering to IOP Customers)

EASTON, PA. – Feb. 10, 2020 – Innovative Office Products (IOP), parent company to HAT Contract and a leader in ergonomic monitor, tablet, sit-stand mounting products and height adjustable desk solutions for office, healthcare and other specialty workspaces, announced today that it has acquired SiS Ergo. Founded and headquartered in Denmark, SiS Ergo is a […]

Mingpo CAI’s Interview with BFM Business – What’s Up New York

June 16, 2019 Mr. Mingpo Cai, President and Founder of Cathay Capital, was invited to BFM Business’s What’s Up New York unit, at the special occasion of the launching of Cathay Innovation’s new investment vehicle with a first closing of 320 million euros. With Sabrina Quagliozzi, BFM Business correspondent in New York, Mingpo Cai presented this […]

Cathay Portfolio Company’s Innovative/ HAT Contract Names Kris Manos to Board of Directors

Former Wilsonart and Herman Miller President Brings Exceptional Board, Leadership, Governance and Industry Knowledge to Position NEW YORK, NY. – Feb. 11, 2019 — Cathay Capital Private Equity (“Cathay Capital”) today announced that its portfolio company Innovative/ HAT Contract, a leader in monitor, tablet, sit-stand mounting products and office open space products including height adjustable […]

Cathay Capital Wins the 2018 Americas Private Equity Deal of the Year Award

New York, December 12, 2018 – Cathay Capital Private Equity (“Cathay”) is pleased to announce that the M&A Atlas Awards honored Cathay with the ‘2018 Americas Private Equity Deal of the Year’ in the Americas Private Equity Deal / Small-Middle Market category for Cathay’s recapitalization of Innovative Office Products (www.innovativeworkspaces.com) (“Innovative”) in January 2018. Innovative is […]

Sixpoint Brewery to partner with Artisanal Brewing Ventures

Partnership with ABV will bring new production capabilities, an innovation center and taproom to Brooklyn, accelerating Sixpoint’s ability to innovate and increasing access to their acclaimed beers. BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Nov. 7, 2018 – Sixpoint Brewery has signed a partnership agreement to become part of Artisanal Brewing Ventures (ABV), a unique company created to support the […]

Cathay Portfolio Company, Innovative Office Products, Acquires HAT Contract

  Cathay Portfolio Company, Innovative Office Products, Acquires HAT Contract   New York,  June 8, 2018 Cathay Capital North American-Sino Fund (“Cathay Capital”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Innovative Office Products, LLC (“Innovative” or the “Company”) (www.innovativeworkspaces.com), has completed the acquisition of HAT Contract (“HAT”) (www.hatcontract.com), a San Jose, CA-based, leading North […]

Cathay Capital Leads Recapitalization of Innovative Office Products

Cathay Capital Private Equity (“Cathay Capital”) is pleased to announce that it has led the recapitalization of Innovative Office Products, LLC (“Innovative” or “the Company”) (www.innovativeworkspaces.com), an award-winning, North American designer and manufacturer of office and workspace ergonomic and related products including monitor arms, sit-stand workstations, multi-monitor mounts and desk stands, point-of-sale (POS) mounts and […]