Stephanie is Head of Investor Relations in Asia and also heads LP coverage in Asia.
Prior to joining Permira, Stephanie was the Investor Relations Director at EQT covering the Asia region for six years. Before that, she worked for JPMorgan Cazenove in their Investment Banking Division and Roland Berger as a consultant. Stephanie has also started her own ventures.
Stephanie has a degree in Economics and Management from Oxford University, England.
John Fadely is a partner in the Singapore office of Gibson Dunn. He is co-chair of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group and co-head of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group in Asia.
John focuses on advising Asia-based private fund sponsors on the formation of private investment funds, including buyout, growth capital, venture capital and real estate funds, as well as secondaries transactions, co-investment transactions, founders’ agreements, carried interest plans and regulatory and other operational issues. He advises well-established and first-time fund sponsors on the establishment and structuring of funds platforms and is experienced in forming funds investing throughout Asian markets. In addition to fund formation, John represents institutional investors in their private fund investments.
John has been ranked in Band 1 for Investment Funds by Chambers and Partners for several years. In the Chambers Greater China Region guide, a client noted he is an “A-list, top-of-the-tree fund formation lawyer,” and in the Chambers Global guide, a client noted “he’s highly educated and a bright person.” He has also been recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for many years, including within their “Hall of Fame” listing for Investment Funds. In the most recent release of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, a client complimented John and his team by saying “they are very experienced and resourceful, as well as being diligent and creative at coming up with solutions.” In a previous edition, a client highlighted that John “always shows great command of complex issues and an ability to think outside the box.” John is also named as a highly regarded practitioner by IFLR1000 and is listed in Who’s Who Legal for his funds work.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, John led Weil Gotshal’s Asia private funds practice. He earned a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He is admitted to practice in New York and California. He is fluent in Mandarin and proficient in Japanese.
Dominic Goh joined HarbourVest in 2012 and focuses on secondary investments. This includes analyzing, structuring, and monitoring a wide range of secondary transaction types.
Dominic was previously at Coller Capital where he evaluated secondary opportunities, and contributed to deal sourcing and fundraising efforts in Asia. Prior to that, he was an investment banking associate at ABN AMRO London in the Financial Institutions Group.
Dominic received a BSc (first class honours) in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2005. Dominic is fluent in Mandarin.
Li Fung has more than 20 years of experience in private fund investments and another 4 years of banking experience. She joined the Investment Office of NUS in April 2008 as the Portfolio Manager for the Private Equity portfolio. As the team structure of the Investment Office evolved overtime, Li Fung has expanded her roles and responsibilities to other private asset classes. Most recently, Li Fung has also been tasked to cover the other liquid asset classes in certain geographical regions.
Prior to NUS, Li Fung was responsible for managing part of the Great Eastern Life’s global private equity program. Before that, she spent 6 years at TIF Ventures, a private equity fund-of-funds management company sponsored by the Singapore Government. Li Fung started her career with as a loan syndication banker with The Sumitomo Bank (now SMBC), Singapore Branch.
She is a CFA Charter holder and holds an Honors Degree in Business Studies (Financial Analysis) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
A passionate entrepreneur and expert in the fields of alternative investment and FinTech, Henry established Linnovate Partners in 2016 in response to the alternative investment industry’s pressing need for an integrated suite of solutions, with a vision to transform the industry with a unique combination of cutting-edge technology solutions and platforms as the next-generation asset servicing provider and build an ecosystem connecting fund managers, investors, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the alternative investment scene.
Henry acted as Managing Director for eFront, one of the world’s leading technology solutions providers for alternative investment professionals before establishing Linnovate Partners. He started his career as a software engineer specializing in developing advanced solutions, such as Augmented Reality, the Internet of Things, Product Lifecycle Management and Computer Aided Design for industrial companies.
Xuanyi Liu is an associate in the Singapore office of Gibson Dunn. He is a member of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group.
Xuanyi advises sponsors on the formation and operation of private investment funds across asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, real estate and credit funds. He also represents sponsors on structuring and forming bespoke alternative investment products, including club structures, separate accounts, platforms and co-investment vehicles. As part of his fund formation practice, Xuanyi regularly advises sponsors on fund management joint ventures, team spinouts, carried interest plans and regulatory matters.
Xuanyi also advises both sponsors and lead investors with respect to GP and LP-led secondaries and liquidity solutions, including fund restructurings and recapitalizations, stapled secondaries, synthetic secondaries and LP portfolio sales.He also has significant experience advising sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors with respect to their investments into private funds and co-investment vehicles.
Before relocating to Gibson Dunn’s Singapore office, Xuanyi was based in the firm’s Hong Kong office and prior to that was an investment funds and secondaries lawyer in another global law firm.
Xuanyi received his Bachelor of Laws (summa cum laude) and Bachelor of Business Management (summa cum laude) from Singapore Management University, where he was a member of the Dean’s List and Beta Gamma Sigma.
Xuanyi is admitted to practice in Singapore. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Sean Low, CFA is CEO and CIO of Golden Vision Capital (Singapore), which manages a Global Fund of funds and co-invest program and makes direct PE investments in Southeast Asia. He was also Senior Advisor to Yangzijiang Financial Holdings, a listed asset manager in Singapore with over US$3b NAV which is actively building up its PE and Private Debt funds and directs portfolio. Sean has 25 years of deal sourcing, investment experience, including 17 years in the PE & Infrastructure department of GIC, Singapore's SWF, where he helped to manage GIC's PE, Infra, Private Debt & VC investments in US, Europe and Asia at different times, and led some of GIC’s landmark deals in each region. He played a leading role in expanding GIC’s private debt program, and last served as an active member in GIC Credit Business group which help review GIC’s overall credit investment strategy.
Sean began his career in Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), after he received the EDB Scholarship in 1993. He served first as Assistant Head of InfoComms & Media group, and then as Director of Chicago Centre. Sean has been on the board of CFA Singapore since 2020, and currently chairs the Investment Committee at CFA Singapore. He was elected the Treasurer of Singapore's VC & PE Association in 2021. He graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge with BA (1st Class Honours), MA and M Eng. (Honours).
Gerard is part of the Preqin’s Research Insights team based in Singapore. He has over eight years of experience in the finance industry, with three years as an investment strategy analyst for one of the largest local wealth management firms providing research, due diligence, and portfolio management on retail mutual funds. He is a CFA level 2 candidate and holds a BBS in Finance from the University College of Dublin (UCD).
Rayhaan is a Operational Due Diligence Analyst at Albourne Partners Ltd since August 2019.
Rayhaan is also a CFA and CAIA charterholder with seven years’ experience in financial services primarily conducting in-depth due diligence on both the investment and operational aspects of alternative investments. This includes conducting comprehensive research and analysis to produce reports on alternative investment products and fund managers.
As the Co-founder and Managing Partner of TNB Aura, Vicknesh heads up the group’s sell-side and buy-side initiatives.
Vicknesh started his career in Investment Banking before founding, managing and exiting a mezz fund.
Currently, Vicknesh serves as a Board Director/Observer at several companies where he advises and assists on their internal strategies and regional expansion plans.
Having graduated with a double degree from Nanyang Technological University and dual MBAs from UCLA Anderson and the National University of Singapore, Vicknesh is passionately involved in the region's startup ecosystem. He is an appointed judge and mentor for numerous entrepreneurship workshops, conferences and startup competitions, contributing to the cultivation of aspiring entrepreneurs and startups.
Menka is a Partner at Jungle, focused on Investor Relations. She was previously Jungle’s Head of Fundraising and had built and led the firm’s IR Function around JV Funds II and III.
Menka has been in the private equity and venture capital industry for 15 years with diverse experience across fund of funds investments, fundraising, and investor relations. She started her career on the LP side. She spent 7 years HQ Capital, a global fund of funds, where she was responsible for making allocations to Asian funds.
Subsequent to HQ Capital, Menka moved to Google in a business development role focused on Southeast Asia. She developed a passion for the region and has been actively involved in the tech ecosystem for over a decade.
Most recently, Menka was B Capital Group’s Head of Investor Relations in Asia. She led fundraising for B Capital Funds and was responsible for driving LP co-investments in the firm's portfolio companies.
Yee Hean Teo joined the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as an Investment Specialist in 2015. As part of the Private Sector Operations Department, he is responsible for sourcing and executing private equity (PE) fund investments for ADB. Additionally, Mr. Teo is also responsible for monitoring ADB’s existing portfolio of PE fund investments, as well as evaluating potential co-investment opportunities.
Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Teo spent more than 10 years at GIC Private Limited and Temasek International Private Limited, where he evaluated private equity, real estate and infrastructure deals as part of the risk management team. His responsibilities included the strategic review of the PE strategies, advising on portfolio construction issues, assessing large and/or complex deals sourced globally, and quantifying the value-creation opportunities of underlying portfolio companies. As a national of Singapore, Mr. Teo has also spent 2.5 years in the Singapore Armed Forces.
Mr. Teo received his dual bachelor’s degrees in business management and economics from the Singapore Management University. He has also completed an executive program at the Stanford University. Mr. Teo is an advisory committee member on a number of ADB’s fund investments.
Deryn is a Manager, Operational Due Diligence at HarbourVest Partners since 2021. Prior to this, She was at Cambridge Associates as Associate Operational Due Diligence.
Deryn holds a Bachelor of Business Management in Finance from Singapore Management University