Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems.
With over 6,000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, leverage A&M’s restructuring heritage to help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what’s really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With over 80 offices worldwide and 11,000 employees in 38 countries, Apex Group delivers an expansive range of services to asset managers, financial institutions, private clients and family offices. The Group has continually improved and evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution through establishing the broadest range of services in the industry; including fund services, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody, super ManCo services, corporate services including HR and Payroll and a pioneering ESG Ratings and Advisory solution. Apex Group’s purpose is to be more than just a financial services provider and is committed to driving positive change to address three core areas; the Environment and Climate Change, Women’s Empowerment and Economic Independence, Education and Social Mobility.
Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is one of the world's leading investors in the secondary market for private assets – and widely acknowledged as an innovator at the complex end of secondaries.
The firm provides liquidity solutions to private markets investors worldwide, acquiring interests in private equity, private credit, and other private markets assets. With headquarters in London, and offices in New York and Hong Kong, Coller’s multinational investment team has a truly global reach.
In January 2021, the firm closed Coller International Partners VIII, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of just over $9 billion and backing from over 200 of the world’s leading institutional investors.
In February 2022 the firm closed Coller Credit Opportunities I, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of c.$1.4 billion and backing from over 30 institutional investors.
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 25 offices throughout Europe, Asia and the US, with approximately €137 billion of assets under management. CVC has six complementary strategies across private equity, secondaries and credit, for which we have secured commitments in excess of €165 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. Funds managed or advised by CVC are invested in over 100 companies worldwide, which have combined annual sales of approximately €100 billion and employ more than 550,000 people. For further information about CVC please visit: www.cvc.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.
CVC has one of the largest and longest-established pan-regional office networks of any private equity business in Asia and has been active in the region since 1999. CVC's Asia private equity strategy is focused on control, co-control and structured minority investments in high quality businesses in core consumer and services sectors across Asia. Typical enterprise values are between $250 million and $1.5 billion. For further information about CVC’s Asia Pacific funds please visit: www.cvc.com/private-equity/asia.
East Ventures is a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm headquartered in Singapore. Founded in 2009, East Ventures has transformed into a holistic platform that provides multi-stage investment, including Seed and Growth for over 250 companies in Southeast Asia.
An early believer in the startup ecosystem in Indonesia, East Ventures is the first investor of Indonesia's unicorn companies, namely Tokopedia and Traveloka. Other notable companies in the portfolio include Ruangguru, SIRCLO, Kudo (acquired by Grab), Loket (acquired by Gojek), Tech in Asia, Xendit, IDN Media, MokaPOS (acquired by Gojek), ShopBack, KoinWorks, Waresix, and Sociolla.
East Ventures was named the most consistent top performing VC fund globally by Preqin, and the most active investor in SEA and Indonesia by various media. Moreover, East Ventures is the first venture capital in Indonesia to sign the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), supported by the United Nations (UN). East Ventures is committed to achieving sustainable development and bringing positive impacts to society through its initiatives and ESG-embedded practices.
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.
ShawKwei & Partners is an international private equity fund manager based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and San Francisco. We have been investing across Asia, the USA, and Europe for over 30 years and understand the challenges facing companies competing in today’s global markets.
We invest with mid-market industrial and service businesses capitalizing on ShawKwei’s core strengths: detailed and insightful analysis, operational skills, and transformation experience to drive business profitability and capital efficiency. ShawKwei’s partnership with management is pivotal to transforming and improving those investments.
We take significant ownership stakes in our investments coupled with our disciplined and hands-on management to assist portfolio companies to build better business and achieve long-term success. The ShawKwei strategy, methods and practices are specially crafted for businesses operating across Asia, Europe, and USA.
Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries. Cooley has more than 1,500 lawyers across 17 offices in Asia, Europe and the United States. The firm represents 6,000+ high-growth new economy companies, 500+ venture fund families and closes over 2,000 venture and growth investments per year.
In Asia, Cooley has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Cooley is broadly recognized for its powerhouse technology, life sciences and venture capital practices. We represent some of Asia’s most innovative and dynamic companies and leading investors, advising on their financings, M&As and joint ventures, IPOs and other strategic transactions at all stages of their growth.
Our dedication to Asia's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. Cooley has been advising on Asia-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 500 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 90 fund managers with their primary operations in China and other Asia countries and numerous other managers outside of the region making investments in portfolio companies in Asia. We form considerably more dollar-denominated Asia venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. We have a team of more than 40 specialist fund formation lawyers and dozens of other practitioners dedicated to serving our clients headquartered and doing business in Asia. 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.