Founded in 1972, Adams Street Partners isa global private markets investment manager, operating in more than thirtycountries across five continents. Adams Street prides itself on the depth andbreadth of its global investment capabilities, and its long-standing reputationas an innovator within the private markets space. Adams Street is consistentlyrecognized for its steadfast commitment to providing clients with high qualityinvestment opportunities, and its deep understanding of the broader privatemarkets industry.
With 170+ staff in ten officeslocated in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York,Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo, Adams Street’s deep industry experience and globaloutlook provides clients with customized access to the spectrum of privatemarkets strategies. Adams Street is 100% employee-owned and independent, andmanages over $32 billion in assets for more than 370 institutional investors,including corporate and public pensions, foundations, family offices andendowments.
Advantage Partners is a leading provider of services to private equity and similar funds focused on the Japanese and Asian markets. Advantage Partners was founded in 1992 by Taisuke Sasanuma and Richard Folsom and has been providing services to funds since 1997, when the firm established the first buyout fund in Japan. Funds served by Advantage Partners have invested in more than 50 companies representing total invested capital of over JPY350 billion across a wide range of industries and sectors. Advantage Partners has offices in Tokyo and in Hong Kong.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. In Southeast Asia, our dedicated Private Equity (PE) group comprises leading transaction advisory, deal origination, portfolio value creation and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Tax professionals. We work together as one team on deals for private equity funds and major direct investors.
We firmly believe in accompanying portfolio companies through the investment lifecycle. As such, our value creation professionals work closely with the management of companies to embed best practices, improve operating and financial performance and build value prior to exit. We also help organizations prepare for IPO and manage the sales process to enhance value on exit.
The team is integrated across Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, with KPMG in Singapore serving as the ASEAN hub. With a global network of over 189,000 people, we combine industry insights with on-the-ground experience and technical know-how to help companies respond to the changing business environment.
PEP Funds take control positions in a select group of Australian and New Zealand companies with enterprise values in the range A$200M-A$1B. Operating company management are provided with capital and resources as necessary to deliver full potential.
Established in 1998, the firm has made 28 operating company investments and over 100 bolts-ons and joint venture acquisitions at the company level. PEP Funds have had ~A$8.4B of equity under management over time, and are currently investing PEP Fund V which is A$2.1B. Recent investments have spanned industrial, energy, food, consumer products, entertainment/media, pharmaceuticals and the financial services industries, and employing over 50,000 people.
In terms of liquidity and returns PEP has been fortunate over the last 18 years to be among the best performers in the industry worldwide and recognised with a number of awards, including Firm of the Year, Best LBO Deal of the Year and Australian Private Equity Firm of the Year and has been included in the list of Top 20 Consistent Performers Globally by preqin.
SGG Group is a leading fund and investor services firm providing a comprehensive range of compliance, administration and asset services to alternative investment funds, international companies, HNW families and entrepreneurs.
From our early beginnings in the Private Clients space, we have evolved and grown, and this has shaped the way we do business. SGG is among the most flexible providers in the sector and our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to find the best solutions for our clients.
Asia remains an important destination for global capital. Hong Kong and Singapore have emerged as respected jurisdictions for fund management activities.
SGG has recently strengthened its operations in Asia through the acquisition of Cim Global Business Singapore and the opening of a representative office in India. With this, SGG has an office in each of the three primary jurisdictions driving growth in Asia.
Strait Capital Investment Group is an Asia-based private equity company that specializes in providing growth capital to companies in the consumer-related, healthcare services, and entertainment sectors in Asia. The firm was established in 2013 by three founding members who have worked together for over 15 years and served as investment professional in Asia since the 1990s. The team has a track record of generating top-tier returns over 60 transactions amounting to approximately US$1 billion in Asia. Strait Capital Investment Group manages approximately US$240 million and currently has eight investment professionals located in Taipei and Shanghai.
China Consumer Fund, Fund II, has US$190 million under management, 78% from institutional investors and 22% from family office, with geographical spread 45% from Japan and 55% from Taiwan. We are seeking investment opportunities equipped with significant minority interests, market leading position, sound management expertise, and interests and vision that aligned with the firm's strategy as well as potential of accelerated growth. The team has established a reputation to grow with its portfolio companies through value creation and it is steadfast in its approach.
Tata is India’s largest and most diversified industrial grouping. Founded in 1868, the group has a long history of creating and nurturing businesses. The Tata group is made up of over 100 independent operating companies of which 29 are publicly listed and which together have an aggregate market capitalization of ~USD 130 billion (as at 31 March 2017). During the financial year 2016-17, the total revenue of Tata companies, was ~USD 100 billion. Tata is one of India's most trusted and highly respected business houses and is India's best recognized brand. Tata Capital’s private equity franchise benefits from this privilege and builds on the group's "leadership with trust" credo in supporting its investee companies.
The Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is a ~USD 600 million private equity fund raised predominantly from leading global institutions and is primarily focused on investing in India. TOF has a differentiated strategy of investing into proprietary deal situations leveraging Tata’s wide network and resources. TOF’s current investments span high growth markets within consumer, industrial, infrastructure, services and technology. Each of TOF’s portfolio companies has strong governance and management; a focused business strategy; highly respected Indian/global partners; and is a market leader of scale. Through an experienced team of private equity professionals and operating partners, TOF leverages Tata’s strong track record of generating shareholder returns. A follow-on fund of similar scale and strategy has been launched.