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.
Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is one of the world's leading investors in private equity's secondary market – widely acknowledged as an innovator and a stand-out player at the complex end of secondaries.
The firm provides liquidity solutions to private equity investors worldwide, acquiring interests in private equity funds, portfolios of private companies, and other private equity-related assets. With headquarters in London, and offices in New York and Hong Kong, Coller’s multinational investment team has a truly global reach.
In December 2015, the firm closed Coller International Partners VII, with capital commitments of $7.15 billion and backing from approximately 170 of the world’s leading institutional investors.
KPMG China operates in 16 cities across China, with around 12,000 partners and staff in Beijing, Beijing Zhongguancun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Xiamen, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. With a single management structure across all these offices, KPMG China can deploy experienced professionals efficiently, wherever our client is located.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.
In 1992, KPMG became the first international accounting network to be granted a joint venture licence in mainland China. KPMG China was also the first among the Big Four in mainland China to convert from a joint venture to a special general partnership, as of 1 August 2012. Additionally, the Hong Kong office can trace its origins to 1945. This early commitment to the China market, together with an unwavering focus on quality, has been the foundation for accumulated industry experience, and is reflected in the Chinese member firm’s appointment by some of China’s most prestigious companies.
Loyal Valley Capital (LVC) is a thematic, research-driven private equity firm with strong entrepreneurial culture that invests in middle market companies positioned to benefit from secular industry transformation in China. With over US$1.3 Billion of committed capital, LVC focuses on four segments: New Consumer, Healthcare, Specialty Industrials and Financial Services. Our investment process is characterized by in-depth top-down and bottom-up fundamental research to uncover secular themes and extensive industry mapping to deploy capital in a high conviction and disciplined approach. We pride ourselves as a trusted influential shareholder relentlessly focused on active value creation, accelerating growth via strategic initiatives. LVC manages capital on behalf of international institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds and family offices, as well as elite entrepreneurs and founders of China’s Fortune 500 enterprises.
LVC was founded in 2015 by Andy Lin, an experienced investor and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder of China Universal Asset Management (“CUAM”), one of China’s top asset managers with ~US$75B in AUM, known for its industry leading research and award-winning investment records, generating an annualized return of 28.4% during the 11 years under Andy’s leadership.
NewQuest Capital Partners is Asia's leading dedicated secondaries fund manager with a presence in Hong Kong, Beijing, Mumbai and Tokyo. The firm specializes in providing alternative liquidity solutions to private equity owners of Asian assets, both directly and through bespoke fund solutions. The firm was established in 2011 from the spin out of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Asian Private Equity team. To date, NewQuest has raised capital commitments of US$1.25 billion through three funds and has acquired direct and indirect stakes in over 85 companies operating across a variety of industries in Asia.
Permirais a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with growth ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. The Permira funds make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. In the past 32 years, the Permira funds have made over 200 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology. Permira employs over 240 people in 14 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.
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, Drs. Khalil Binebine, Jeffrey Chi and Ms. Linda Li, 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 $547 million in 46 early stage companies across five funds. The total value as of Q4’17 is $2.44 billion, a gross multiple of 5.56x over invested capital and a net multiple of 4.54x. Three out of five funds are currently in the top quartile when compared to Preqin’s database and Vickers Fund IV is currently the second best performing fund since vintage 2012.
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 four partners are supported by five Managing Directors.
Highly differentiated network of prospective investments. Network built over 13 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 6,000 deals a year with, on average, ten 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 66% success rate for early stage investments; approximately 51% of successful transactions have generated at least a 5x MOIC or 25% IRR.