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.
Eurazeo is a global leading investment firm(PE) listed on Euronext Paris with 140 years of history.
With offices in Paris, New York, Shanghai and Sao Paulo, Eurazeo manages approximately € 17 bn in assets and has a diversified portfolio of more than forty companies in sectors including high tech, consumer, healthcare, travel, education, financial services, cleantech and luxury brands.
As a global long-term shareholder, Eurazeo offers deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets and a stable foothold for transformational growth to the companies it supports. Eurazeo covers all private market segments with 7 investment strategies: Capital, PME, Growth & Venture, Brands, Real Assets, Private Debt and Other Investment Solutions.
Eurazeo China/Asia office was established in 2013 and is committed to carry the long tradition and brand of being a first class investment company, to bring the innovative and rigorous investment philosophy, and to create value for portfolio companies and business partners. Since its establishment, Eurazeo China/Asia has actively engaged in cross-border M&A.
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.
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.
Ocean Link is a private equity firm with a focus on China’s travel and leisure sectors. Through a USD fund and an RMB Fund, and teams in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong, Ocean Link invests across the value chain and sub-verticals of the travel and leisure sectors, including online & offline travel services, hotels and resorts, destination services and entertainment, sector-related technology and business solutions providers.
Ocean Link’s strategic partners and shareholders include Ctrip - the largest online travel agency in China, and General Atlantic - a leading global growth equity firm. The funds’ LPs include Chinese and global corporates, financial institutions, and sovereign wealth funds.
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.
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 more than 900 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 over three decades, 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 450 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 55 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. 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. We are expanding our Asia-Pacific presence with the launch of our Beijing office - the second in China, having opened in Shanghai seven years ago.
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.