As the largest global pure-play sustainability consultancy, ERM partners with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges, and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunities for future generations.
ERM’s diverse team of 7,000+ world-class experts in over 170 offices across 39 countries supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability. Through ERM’s deep technical expertise, clients are well-positioned to address their environmental, health, safety, risk, and social issues. ERM calls this capability its “boots to boardroom” approach - a comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit us on Twitter @KKR_Co.
Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.
Across 65 cities in 40 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster, and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise, and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development, and the environment. We earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, putting us in the top 2% of all companies. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.
Bain Capital, LP is one of the world’s leading private investment firms with approximately $160 billion of assets under management that creates lasting impact for our investors, teams, businesses, and the communities in which we live. Since our founding in 1984, we’ve applied our insight and experience to organically expand into several asset classes including private equity, credit, public equity, venture capital and real estate. We leverage our shared platform to capture cross-asset class opportunities in strategic areas of focus. With offices on four continents, our global team aligns our interests with those of our investors for lasting impact.
Formed in 2013, we are a global investment firm with US$500m+ of AuM that seeks to build great businesses, provide innovative capital solutions and generate value for all stakeholders.
We think without limitation. We are operator-led capital allocators. We are personally invested in the success of everything we do. We provide ambitious management teams and founders with access to global institutional capital and expertise through a personal relationship with our team. We provide investors with access to attractive and differentiated value creation.
We are passionate about the secure movement of goods, data and funds across the globe. We invest across the capital structure at the intersection of supply chain, technology and financial services where we have proven domain knowledge and/or operational expertise. We have completed US$2bn+ of transactions globally across 10+ transactions. We are active in growth buyouts, public-ready companies, capital solutions and early-stage venture investments. In every deal executed we have enjoyed a clear proprietary advantage and demonstrated significant value-add from an operational perspective.
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization focused on active ownership strategies. With a Nordic heritage and a global mindset, EQT has a track record of almost three decades of delivering consistent and attractive returns across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies. Uniquely, EQT is the only large private markets firm in the world with investment strategies covering all phases of a business’ development, from start-up to maturity. Including Exeter, EQT today has more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds within two business segments – Private Capital and Real Assets.
Private Capital - Established in 1995 with the first EQT Private Equity fund, Private Capital is EQT’s largest Business Segment with EUR 34.4 billion of AUM as of 31 March 2021. Private Capital comprises four Business Lines: Private Equity, Ventures, Public Value and Growth. EQT has grown its Private Capital segment rapidly whilst achieving strong returns throughout its history.
Real Assets - Established in 2008 with the first Infrastructure fund, Real Assets is EQT’s second largest segment with EUR 24.3 billion of AUM as of 31 March 2021. The Business Segment employs approximately 70 Investment Advisory Professionals and 11 Advisory Partners across seven offices. Real Assets comprises two Business Lines: Infrastructure and EQT Exeter.
With its roots in the Wallenberg family’s entrepreneurial mindset and philosophy of long-term ownership, EQT is guided by a set of strong values and a distinct corporate culture. EQT manages and advises funds and vehicles that invest across the world with the mission to future-proof companies, generate attractive returns and make a positive impact with everything EQT does.
The EQT AB Group comprises EQT AB (publ) and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, which include general partners and fund managers of EQT funds as well as entities advising EQT funds. EQT has offices across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with more than 975 employees.
With over 1,000 lawyers across 18 offices, Morrison Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across Asia, the United States, and Europe. We have an exceptionally strong Asia platform with an expansive reach of around 200 lawyers in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo.
Morrison Foerster’s Asia Private Equity Practice
As a Tier 1 firm in China: Private Equity ranked by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 and a highly ranked firm in Private Equity practice by ChambersAsia-Pacific 2022, we have handled over 160 PE/M&A deals in Asia, with an aggregate asset value of over US$310 billion in the past five years. Our global team has also handled over 25 de-SPAC transactions with an aggregate value of US$70 billion. According to Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022, clients describe us as a “top-class international firm, with technically excellent and responsive lawyers” who “demonstrated great understanding of the rules and regulations, in-depth expertise in the field, and have always been professional and extremely responsive.”
Our team has been recognized for our depth of experience handling complex, high-profile cross-border transactions in the region in the technology, life sciences, real estate, financial services, manufacturing, and industrial sectors. We regularly represent private equity investors in a wide variety of private equity transactions, including buy-outs (leveraged and non-leveraged), early and late-stage venture investments, joint ventures and restructurings, and recapitalizations.
With over 20 years of experience in ESG/impact and sustainability, we create long-term relationships with PE clients to ensure that ESG considerations are integrated throughout their investment cycle and that structures are put in place to incentivize their investment professionals and the executives of their portfolio companies to achieve targeted ESG metrics.
Trilegal was founded in 2000 and has grown exceptionally to become one of India’s leading full-service law firms. It is a top tier legal firm with over 500 lawyers led by 79 Partners. The firm’s legal professionals are equipped with the right combination of local insight and expertise to deliver cost-effective, deal-oriented and high-quality legal advice.
Trilegal’s core strengths comprise the commitment and client-centric approach adopted by its lawyers. The firm prides itself on dealing with complexity, thinking out of the box, and devising innovative solutions for clients. Trilegal’s approach to work is highly dictated by a deep and analytical understanding of Indian law, and in-depth market experience. These two factors, when combined, allow the firm to effectively calibrate/assess legal risk and impart pragmatic advice.
Trilegal has been recognised as the 'Firm of the year' for Client Service Excellence byAsia Law Awards 2021; “M&A Law firm of the Year” by VCCircle Awards 2020; ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019; one of the most innovative law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of ALB Trailblazers 2020 and ‘highly commended’ in the FT RSG Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020. Trilegal has also been recognised as one of the ‘Best Overall Law Firms in India’ as part of the India Business Law JournalAnnual Indian Legal Awards 2022.