We are a growth equity firm focusing on investments in technology and technology-enabled companies that are transforming Southeast Asia's economy.
Our first tool is capital, supplying vital growth equity to help proven business models scale regionally, and directly addressing our region's 'Series B/C Gap'.
Our second tool is operating skills, drawing upon our experience growing eight multi-billion dollar companies, including three in Southeast Asia.
While Group President of Sea, our co-founder Nicholas A. Nash led the largest ever Southeast Asian internet IPO, a $989 million offering on the New York Stock Exchange that has returned a 56 % IRR to public shareholders as of June 12, 2019.
While Chief Executive Officer of B2C E-Commerce at Naspers, our co-founder Oliver M. Rippel invested in Flipkart from end-to-end: initiating the investment, serving on its board, and then helping to navigate its sale to Walmart at a $21 billion valuation – and earning a $ 3.6x ROC and $1.6Bn net gain for Naspers.
Our five co-founders have invested in or helped to lead 24 companies in Southeast Asia over the past decade.
Our co-founders include Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese nationals, authentically helping our companies expand across the region.
Our team was trained at some of the world's best investment platforms: General Atlantic, Naspers, Temasek, and TPG...
... And, as important, learned how to grow and lead businesses as executives or independent directors at Sea, eBay, Bukalapak, and Vinamilk, all multi-billion dollar companies.
Chaired by the retired President of Temasek, our team of senior advisors includes the former President of Asia Pacific for Google, the current Vice President of Asia Pacific for Facebook, Singapore's former Ambassador to the United States, the co-founder of Capital Group's private equity division, the Founder of Room to Read, and many others.