Seeking Investor/Partner for a Private School in Malaysia

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Country: Malaysia Malaysia
  • Industry: Education, Training
  • Stage: Expansion/Growth
  • Years in operations: 15, Employees: 30
  • Investment size: $1,000,000 / min. $1,000,000
  • ROI: 100% in 5 years
  • Type of investment: Debt, Equity
Seeking Investor for Private School in Malaysia We aim to create a school that will train students to be academically capable, confident as global citizens, and ready to get admission to Ivy League institutions. Image courtesy of Asian Development Bank, 2011, Flickr CC.

Investment Opportunity

We aim to create a school that will train students to be academically capable, confident as global citizens, and ready to get admission to Ivy League institutions.

Location: Malaysia.
Sector: Education
Size: Min US$ 1 mil.

This project is to start a private international school in Malaysia. Malaysia is an advanced emerging market and there is a great demands for private education. We plan to start a primary and secondary school.
We projected that within the 2nd year we will have net income of 750K to 1mil and 3rd year to be 1.5mil above. And by 5th year we plan to earn an income of over 3mil.

We are offering a 35% equity stake with a 35% revenue participation.

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Current status:
At present we are running a UK IGCSE syllabus and Language courses imparting short term and 5yrs secondary to students.

Competitive Advantage

Our Strengths:
• Our organization has 15years of experience in running education successfully.
• We received numerous achievements and awards. We have pools of experience and well trained teachers.
• We also believe we have ready market from our existing client base (currently we have nearly 500 students).
A complete proposal is ready for view upon request.

Keys to Success:
• Developing methods of approaching subjects that helps students get their minds around challenging concepts, expanding the choice to study several languages and subjects from Malaysia, UK and abroad.
• Creating excellent word of mouth promotion of services - clients sell services to other prospective students based in the United States and abroad.
• Developing a comprehensive program that meets emotional, physical, cultural, mental and educational needs of the school’s children and parents.
• Truly listening to clients' needs and diagnosing where their understanding of concepts is breaking down.
• To improve education options for Malaysia students to excel in mathematics, science, history and geography to compete with and share opportunities with students worldwide.

1. Generate five informal contracts/referrals with school professors from accredited private schools located in Malaysia.
2. Increase revenue steadily in 2years
3. Offer a premiere and unique educational hub where children can learn International curriculum at affordable fee.

Rationale for the deal

Market Analysis Summary:
The education industry in Malaysia is experiencing massive change. In line with the Government Economic Transformation Programme to make the country a regional education hub, Education ministry has lifted the quota for Malaysian in international school. The Education National Key Economic Area under the Economic Transformation Programme has targeted the establishment of at least 87 international schools by 2020 with an enrolment of 75,000 students. So far there are only 39,540 students enrolled in 70 international schools compared to 5 million in government school.

More and more Malaysians are enrolling in international schools due to the lack of faith in government schools. The draw of international schools is also its emphasis on English.

Education at international schools does not come cheap. Tuition fees for a high school student in a top-notch international school costs up to RM90,000 per annum while international curriculum schools charge only RM20,000 and RM30,000 for high school students per year. International curriculum schools are more affordable with bigger target market.

PIE has a growing market with growing of higher middle income group in Malaysia, PIE will also be forming strategic alliances offering sources for referrals and joint marketing activities to extend reach.
Changes and increases of High middle income communities in Metropolitan areas across the Malaysia also points to a need for an educational solution offered by PIE. The opportunity for future expansion and opening additional schools in these areas is the Company's vision.

Some other important points of PIE's opportunities are:
• The government is determine to make Malaysian a high income society.
• The relaxation of government regulation in private education, and the lifting quota of private school enrollment.
• The re-introduce math & science subject in Malay language starting 2013 has force many parents to choose International school.
• The poor standard of national schools and their teachers.
• Strategic Location.
• Strategic alliances offering sources for referrals and joint marketing activities to extend the Company's reach.
• Increasing sales opportunities beyond the school's "10KM" target area including several smaller surrounding international communities and students from overseas.

Competitive Edge:
PIE seeks to establish a competitive edge in its target market by increasing the level of education standards, High quality teachers, international curriculum, and well rounded, comprehensive learning package. this sets this school apart from the rest within the Malaysia.

Use of financing

Start-up Summary
The company founders will hire an education consulting and management firm to handle day-to-day operations of the business and will work collaboratively to ensure that this business venture is a success. PIE will be seeking to attain start-up funds from a combination of investment capital and grant funding sources. Surplus revenue from fundraising is detailed in the Sales Forecast table later in this plan.
The following table and chart show the start-up costs for PIE.

Table: Start-up



Start-up Expenses
Legal/Filing/Permits $40,000
Marketing and Promotion $80,000
Insurance $15,000
Computer System and Equipment $200,000
Renovations/Retrofitting $800,000
Tools and Supplies for 1 Year $60,000
Futsal Field, Tennis, Badminton, Basket Ball, Netball Installation $300,000
Rent deposit $200,000
Organic Garden and Landscaping $50,000
Swimming Pool Installation $120,000
Total Start-up Expenses $1,865,000

Start-up Assets:
Cash Required Est.$300,000
Other Current Assets $100,000
Long-term Assets $0(future)
Total Assets $400,000

Total Requirements $2,265,000

Opportunity for the investor

We are offering a 35% equity stake with a 35% revenue participation.

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