BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.
BDA Partners have strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese Government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets.
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.
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 mainly focuses on the following segments: New Consumer (Media, Entertainment and Education), Healthcare and also covers 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 and our extensive network of business leaders in China. 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 accomplished entrepreneur. He is the founder of China Universal Asset Management (“CUAM”), one of China’s top asset managers with over US$70B in AUM, known for its industry leading research and award-winning investment records.
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.
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with growth ambition. Founded in Europe in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$38 billion (€33 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 250 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology.
The Permira funds have been operating in Asia for more than a decade with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Shanghai. During that period, over US$3.6 billion (€3.1 billion) of capital has been deployed into major investments in the region including ABS, Arysta LifeScience, Galaxy Entertainment, Grobest, John Masters Organics, Sushiro and Tricor.
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.
Intralinks is a leading financial technology provider for the global banking, deal making and capital markets communities. As pioneers of the virtual data room, Intralinks enables and secures the flow of information facilitating strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor reporting. In its 22-year history Intralinks has earned the trust and business of more than 99 percent of the Fortune 1000 and has executed over US$34.7 trillion worth of financial transactions on its platform.
Merrill Corporation is a leading global SaaS provider for participants engaging in financial transactions. Clients trust Merrill’s innovative applications, excellent customer service and deep subject expertise to successfully navigate the secure sharing of their most sensitive content. Their flagship product, DatasiteOne, helps dealmakers in over 170 countries close more deals, faster.
iDeals Solutions is a provider of secure corporate data exchange services. The company was founded in 2008 on the principles of service excellence and technological innovation. We provide innovative solutions that simplify confidential document exchange and corporate deal management.