Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with growth ambition. Founded in Europe in 1985, the firm has a global office footprint of 15 offices across Europe, the US and Asia, and advises buyout and growth funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50 billion (€44 billion). The Permira funds make long-term control buyout investments and strategic minority investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. Over more than three decades, the Permira funds have made over 280 private equity investments in four key sectors: Technology, Consumer, Services and Healthcare.
Permira have been operating in Asia for more than a decade with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai and Singapore. During that period, over US$4 billion of capital has been deployed into major investments in the region including Arysta Life Science, EF Kids & Teens, Full Truck Alliance, I-MED Radiology, Grobest, Sushiro, Tricor, Topcast Aviation.
CCV was founded by former KPCB China Managing Partner, Wei Zhou, together with his TMT investment team of 10 years at the firm.
Leading the top-tier Silicon Valley VC China fund for 10 years, CCV brings a dynamic combination of investors with global perspective and local experience to TMT investment, focusing on early stage and growth stage investments, including innovation in technology, consumer internet and enterprise.
For over 10 years, our team have backed founders building iconic companies from the early stage. Nearly 30% of investments have become unicorns, including JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), CreditEase (NYSE:YRD), Rong360 (NYSE:JT), Himalaya FM, Tan Tan (acquired by NASDAQ:MOMO), VenusTech (SZ:002439), Manzuo.com (acquired by SuNing), Yixia.com, ULUCU (NEEQ:837110), Miaozhen Systems, Asia Innovation Group, Scinor Water (acquired by TRCE:300332), KJY Water (NEEQ:835159), and Arrail Dental.
Wanka Online (HKSE:1762) went public in December 2018, less than 18 months after CCV’s series B investment. Besides, many of CCV’s portfolio companies have seen significant business growth and closed multiple funding rounds, including JD Digits, Perfect, Ice Kredit, Zuzuche, Veer VR, Menya, Bizvane, Joyrun, Cowa Robot, Lomotif, Dingdong Class, Shukun Technology, and Yunhu Health. Several portfolio companies are also preparing for IPOs in the next 18 months.
CCV is widely recognized as a top emerging TMT venture capital firm by peers and the entrepreneur community. It was named among China’s Top 3 High Growth Venture Capital Firms by CV, 2019 China’s Top 10 Growth Venture Capital Firms and 2019 China’s Top 20 Fintech Venture Capital Firms by CVCRI, China’s Top 15 Early-stage Venture Capital Firms by FoF Weekly, China’s Top 30 Internet Venture Capital Firms by Zero2IPO. CCV has won nearly 70 awards within 2 years, and its partner was named among China’s Best Venture Capital Investors by Forbes and Fortune.
Established in 2002, CDH Investments is one of the leading alternative investment fund managers focused on China today with over US$21 billion of assets under management, as of December 31, 2019. CDH was founded by WU Shangzhi, JIAO Shuge and four other investment professionals who worked together in the direct investment department of China International Capital Corporation beginning in 1995.
From its roots in private equity, CDH has expanded to become a diversified alternative asset management platform covering: Private Equity, Real Assets, Venture and Growth Capital, Mezzanine & Credit, Public Equities and Wealth Management. CDH has more than 150 investment professionals working in offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. CDH has invested in more than 200 companies and has helped more than 70 companies successfully list on international and China’s domestic stock exchanges. As of 2017, these companies employ more than 1,500,000 people. Many of them are sector leaders, and, collectively, they play an important role in China’s economy.
CDH’s core principle is to create value for all of our partners, including investors and portfolio companies. We continually strive to embody this principle and make it the basis for all of our decisions. We maintain close cooperative partnerships with over 100 international and local institutional investors.
CDH Investments has established an unparalleled network of relationships with China’s leading management teams. Our investment experience and knowledge of China’s domestic economy allow us to be ideal partners for both investors and companies.
CDH Investments strives to become the most respected alternative asset management platform in the Asia region.
Centurium Capital is a leading private equity investment firm in China. With best-in-class domain knowledge and sector resources, Centurium Capital primarily focuses on investing into China‘s consumer, service and healthcare sectors. Its investment thesis are built around its core strategy of “invest to transform”. Centurium Capital seeks to invest in control or significant minority private equity stakes with a particular focus on in-depth operation engagement to improve efficiency and solve structural deficiencies to create long term shareholder value.
The Partners and investment team members have a diversified and complementary background spanning across private equity, corporate finance, merger & acquisitions, corporate management, and operation and strategic consulting. With best-in-class domain knowledge and sector resources, the team brings both investment expertise and operational skills to support the long-term growth of the portfolio companies.
The limited partners of Centurium Capital include some of the world’s top institutional investors such as pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and FOFs. The investments are made through two RMB funds and one US dollar funds, and current portfolio companies include Luckin Coffee (NASDAQ: LK), China Biologic Products (NASDAQ: CBPO), LOHO and Happy Kids Education.
Green Harbor Investment (or “Green Harbor”) is a private equity fund that focuses on investment in the consumption-driven sectors. Since its inception in early 2015, Green Harbor has achieved a total AUM of nearly $1 billion across the USD and RMB funds.
We strive to invest in good businesses with excellent management teams and work alongside them to create value and bring success to the companies. All of our portfolio companies are either IPO-listed or about to go public, bringing significant returns to our LPs.
Harneys is a global offshore law and fiduciary services firm with 12 offices spanning the world. We are trusted legal advisors to an international client base including all of the world’s top 30 international law firms, 18 of the world’s 20 largest banks and financial institutions. Our multilingual team works alongside professional advisors to provide legal, corporate and fiduciary services relating to British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Anguilla and Bermuda law.
Our lawyers offer the full spectrum of offshore advice across litigation and restructuring, banking and finance, capital markets and investment funds, corporate and commercial, and private wealth and trusts. We have been the world’s leading firm for BVI law advice for decades – we helped to write the BVI’s commercial law and consistently have more BVI legal practitioners than any other firm worldwide. We are renowned globally for our Cayman Islands funds expertise and the structuring of downstream corporate transactions for private equity and venture capital funds. We also undertake all aspects of litigation in the BVI and Cayman Islands courts, including shareholder disputes, fraud, asset tracing and contentious trusts.
Our associated corporate and fiduciary services business, Harneys Fiduciary, delivers the full range of corporate administration, funds, trust and compliance services to many of the world's leading law firms, corporations, financial institutions and private clients. Our fiduciary team operates across key onshore and offshore locations including the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and New Zealand, and has earned us a reputation for excellence worldwide.
InCloudCounsel is the leading technology and services provider of contract automation and intelligence for many of the world’s biggest and most innovative companies modernizing the contract process, providing a smarter solution for processing and tracking contracts. We combine data-driven technology with a distributed network of expert lawyers to improve the quality, speed, and costs associated with managing corporate legal documents. Between our legal expertise and AI-powered software, our complete solution reduces turnaround time, lowers costs, saves time, and provides scalability.
Our newest solution, called Insight, allows fund managers to organize and actively manage obligations to their investors across all of their funds in one centralized platform. Insight removes the complexity of compliance across obligations and provides the ability to align around quick and easy analysis of obligation data.
InnoVision Capital is a leading Mid-market private equity investor focusing on the consumer and services sectors in China. The Firm was founded in 2016 by Lane Zhao, who previously spent over 10 years with KKR Asia and several years with Morgan Stanley Private Equity prior to that. InnoVision brings together a team with domestic and international experience in operations, management consulting, investment banking and government relations; these complementary skillsets and collective experience helps the firm make better decisions and have a broader impact on portfolio companies.
The Firm invests in consumer and services businesses in China, leveraging the increasingly affluent consumers and growing regions as China rapidly urbanizes, mass adoption of technology, and rising income and demand, where it can add significant value through InnoVision’s active ownership approach and its extensive industry and financial networks. As a result, the team, throughout their careers has successfully invested in 1 portfolio company that achieved a valuation of over USD 100 billion, 8 companies with valuations over USD 10 billion and 30 companies with valuations over USD 1 billion (Unicorns).
NewQuest Capital Partners is a leading secondaries private equity platform focused on the Asia-Pacific region. The firm specializes in providing alternative liquidity solutions to private equity asset owners on a direct and indirect basis. It acquires private equity positions directly through portfolio and single asset transactions and can also partner with incumbent managers to provide liquidity to limited partners.
The firm was established in 2011 from the spin out of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Asian Private Equity team. NewQuest currently manages four funds with aggregate capital commitments of over US$2.48 billion.