BDA Partnersis an investment banking firm that advises on international mergers and acquisitions, distressed situations, private placements, capital raisings, valuations and financial restructurings. We specialize in cross-border transactions involving Asia with enterprise values up to US$1bn, where we have a strong track record advising North American, European, and Asian corporates and financial sponsors. We have over 80 professional staff throughout 10 offices located in Asia, the US, and Europe.
Lunar invests in companies where the Chinese consumer is driving explosive growth through a control-oriented, operationally involved, platform-building investment strategy. The Firm takes an industry-insider approach to sourcing, professionalizing management, and driving innovation in products, services, marketing and distribution by leveraging its team of investment professionals and over 5,000 team members in the businesses that Lunar presently controls. Lunar is widely recognized as a pioneer in China, with a successful track record that includes founding companies and taking controlling positions in over 20 businesses. Lunar’s investments have included Linktone (Listed on NASDAQ), SmartPay (Acquired by Ping An), Yeehoo (Partially sold to Heilan), BPG (Acquired by Asian Citrus), WH Group (Listed on HKSE), Lao Henghe (Listed on HKSE), and many others.
Founded by four rising star investors, Panda capital is a next generation venture capital firm in China focused on early stage investment opportunities. The founding team, comprising Adam Li, Tony Liang, Ryan Li and Peter Mao, together bring the best DNAs from their prior institutions respectively. The four of them have a strong track record of identifying and investing in unique investment opportunities, and also possess extensive entrepreneurial experience, having founded and run several successful start-ups.
Panda Capital focus on fast-growing TMT startups in areas including Fintech, Consumption Upgrade, Automobile and Transportation, Entertainment, Supply chain and AI etc. We target businesses and industries where mobile internet technology could potentially disrupt traditional business models. We also target trade and service platforms created through the mobile Internet driven sharing and novel experience economies.
Panda Capital has been backed by institutional and reputable investors since its inception. The firm now manages total approx. $200 million AMU equivalent across both RMB and USD Funds.
Companies invested by Panda include: Mobike, Atzuche, MemeDai, YiZiton, Kaiyun Motors, Coterie etc.
Vickers Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on venture capital investments in Asia and beyond. Founded in 2005 by Dr. Finian Tan and his partners, Dr. Khalil Binebine, Dr. Jeffrey Chi, Ms. Linda Li and Dr. Damian Tan, Vickers manages 5 funds and proprietary capital to date, with offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore and a presence in California and New York. The portfolio covers technology, media, and telecommunications as well as consumer, life sciences and financial services.
Vickers has invested in and led co-investments for a total of $396 million in 42 companies across five funds. The total value as of Q2’17 is $2.32 billion, a gross multiple of 6.45x over invested capital and a net multiple of 5.51x. Three out of four funds are currently in the top quartile when compared to Preqin’s database and Vickers Fund IV is currently the best performing fund since vintage 2008. Fund V just had its final close in October ’17 at $230 million, of which $40 million is in a RMB Vehicle, making it the largest non-government linked VC fund in Southeast Asia.
Highly Experienced Team with Local Markets Presence:
The Vickers team brings significant expertise and experience growing emerging companies. Founded in 2005 by Dr. Finian Tan and his three partners, Vickers has offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore and a presence in California and New York. The five partners are supported by a team of 11 investment professionals.
Highly differentiated network of prospective investments. Network built over 12 years from a combination of market recognition of high profile past successes, a growing prior investment pipeline and active out-reach by the firm’s principals. Vickers consistently reviews over 3,000 deals a year with, on average, five investments coming to fruition.
Proven Investment Process:
The firm’s Investment Committee operates a proprietary risk allocation model and deal filtering process. This is an iterative process that is continuously reviewed and honed to maximize the best risk reward in portfolio. This process has led to 72% success rate for early stage investments; approximately 50% of successful transactions have generated at least a 5x MOIC or 25% IRR.
Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries from our offices in China, Europe and the United States. With 950 lawyers, Cooley has the range and expertise to serve clients of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace.
Our dedication to China's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. Cooley has been advising on China-related matters for more than 25 years, dating back to 1989, when the firm advised on the formation of the first institutional venture capital fund investing in China. Today, we are counsel to more than 400 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 50 fund managers with their primary operations in China and numerous other managers outside of the PRC making investments in portfolio companies in China. We form considerably more dollar-denominated China venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. Our Shanghai office has also advised on well over US$1.5 billion in venture financings across more than 250 financing transactions in the last two years. We have a team of more than 35 specialist fund formation lawyers and dozens of other practitioners dedicated to serving our clients headquartered and doing business in China. Multiple members of our team are Mandarin-speaking, Chinese native fund formation specialists who assist our China funds clients and their investors in both USD and RMB fund formation matters.
As a full service global law firm, we regularly assist our China fund clients and their portfolio companies with complex mergers, acquisitions and disposition transactions, a wide variety of private financing and capital markets transactions, public company disclosure issues, share distributions, local and cross-border intellectual property issues, licensing transactions, joint ventures, as well as supply and distribution arrangements, among other matters.
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