Our Venture Capital division is comprised of investment and value creation experts with diverse experiences in marketing, strategy consulting, and business development from global companies. Based on strong entrepreneurial DNA, our VC division professionals have participated in managing numerous venture firms and succeeded in adding value. We identify innovative venture firms and connect specialists and capital to those firms for further growth. Our members endeavor finding solutions together that venture firms under our portfolio encounter.
We identify and invest in a broad spectrum of industries, and we do not place constraints on specific market sectors or countries. We highly value and invest in venture firms with strong entrepreneur mindset, passion for excellence and proven execution capabilities. Key investment qualities that we seek from venture firms and its key members include, 1) clear mission and vision, 2) executable business model, 3) global expansion capabilities, and 4) potential to create synergies with the support of our VC division.
We identify venture firms through data driven market research while fully utilizing our strong global network of investors, portfolio companies, and industry experts. Our investor network includes domestic and global financial institutions, mid- to large-corporations, public foundations, education institutions and media companies. We also have in-depth network within the venture ecosystem, and accumulated network with industry and academic experts. Through our robust network, we are able to build high quality deal flow enabling Forest Partners to enter proprietary deals as a lead investor.
We invest in category winners with potential to become global players and we invest in the range from US$1 million to $20 million per company depending on stage of growth. For a single investment that exceeds $5 million, we invite our LP group for a co-investment strategy and/or we cooperate with our PE division to establish a fund for larger investments.
We focus on value creation activity through fulfilling a role as a company builder, partner with integrity, and problem solver. Our members have extensive experiences of operating and managing venture firms. As a result, we understand the key areas of support for venture firms in context of business development, marketing, finance and business administration. and run value creation team that provides optimal contribution to our portfolios. Furthermore, we provide opportunities for follow-on investments, partnerships for business development and exit through utilizing our robust networks of LP and Partners Group in global and local level.
Private Equity division is led by a strong team of experts with in-depth and accumulated experiences spanning from M&A advisory, IPO underwriting, management consulting to corporate strategy. Our goal is to successfully become a Global Alternative Investment Group by identifying domestic and global companies, supporting company growth, and maximizing company value. Furthermore, we will continue to secure team members who have passion of excellence and management of private equity funds.
Based on various expertise, our PE division invests in companies with solid growth expectation and stable cash flow, and companies that we can add value through our management and support. We create synergies through strategic support of our Partners Group, including mid- to large-size corporations, and provide knowledge on industries/sectors accumulated through our private equity experiences. We invest to acquire significant minority shares or controlling shares of companies in multiple industries including, 1) Media & Entertainment, 2) Consumer Lifestyle, 3) Industrial, 4) Healthcare, and 5) High-Tech/Disruptive sectors.
We identity and develop high quality deal flow based on data driven market research and strong local and global network including our Partners Group, decision-makers from mid- to large-size corporations, investors, internal advisors and professional advisors. Through our robust network, we source proprietary deals including follow-up investments in portfolio companies from our VC division.
We establish project-based funds for single company investments and our fund size varies by each case. For venture companies, currently managed by our VC division, we provide follow-on investments for immediate growth stage venture companies from US$10 million to $20 million. For SMEs, we provide growth capital investments from US$10 million to $50 million. Lastly, we invest from US$50 million to $300 million for SME buyouts, joint venture and financing investments for conglomerates. Through our network of Partners Group and conglomerates, we also consider co-investment strategies for larger sized deals.
Our PE division focus on value creation through business and financial operations support and exit strategy to maximize investment value while placing priority on financial stability. In addition, we create value up opportunities by connecting our Partners Group, decision makers of corporations and portfolio companies for new business development and skill/technology support.