During a career that has seen both highs and lows, Bert Kwan has demonstrated an ability to back growth opportunities in Asia’s emerging markets. He is planning on more of the same at Silverhorn
Bert Kwan began his journey as a Southeast Asia specialist in 2013 while at Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), backing Vietnam-based casual dining chain Golden Gate in his debut deal. Mekong Capital...
GoTo’s rocky start on the Indonesia Stock Exchange betrays the pioneering nature of the listing and cements a legacy as an ecosystem lynchpin. Long-time backer Openspace Ventures reflects
New Zealand hydrogen and zero-emission technologies developer Fabrum has raised a NZD 23m (USD 14.5m) Series A round led by UK-based AP Ventures.
Japanese corporate contact and recruitment database provider Baseconnect has raised a JPY 5.4bn (USD 41m) Series B round led by Z Venture Capital (ZVC), formerly YJ Capital.
Iwasaki Electric, a Japanese lighting solutions provider that has worked on projects ranging from sports stadiums to hospitals, is set to be acquired by The Carlyle Group through a tender offer at a valuation of JPY 34.9bn (USD 266m).