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EP. 1: SVCA Annual Awards Interview: ESG Award of Distinction

29 Oct 2021 . 10:00am – 10:20am SGT

Join us for our 1st Episode in our SVCA Awards Interview Series where Jovi Gan, Director at Lymon will chat with Saurabh Agarwal, MD Warburg Pincus to discover Warburg Pincus' policy and strategy for integrating ESG into their investment process. Saurabh will also share his view on this constant perception or myth that ESG investing negatively impacts investment returns.

EP. 2: SVCA Annual Awards Interview: Fundraise of the Year

5 Nov 2021 . 10:00am – 10:20am SGT

For the 2nd episode, Shane Chesson, Partner Openspace Ventures will share with Sean Low, CEO, Golden Vision Capital Singapore his formula for successfully raising Openspace Fund III in the shortest time in the midst of a raging pandemic. GPs looking to fundraise and LPs putting money to work will find useful tips and illuminating insights.

Ep. 3: SVCA Annual Awards Interview: VC Deal & VC Exit of the Year

12 Nov 2021 . 10:00am – 10:30am SGT (Coming Soon)

Claudia Chong Journalist, The Business Times, will chat with Paul Santos, Managing Partner Wavemaker Partners on his uncanny ability to sniff out innovative ideas and opportunities in Southeast Asia leading to his winning BOTH the VC Deal of the Year for investment into GrowSari AND VC Exit of the Year for investment and successful exit from TradeGecko. Paul will share his take on regional opportunities and challenges and in particular, his view on the Philippines, one of the most under-appreciated markets. A session not to be missed.

Ep. 4: SVCA Annual Awards Interview: PE Exit of the Year

19 Nov 2021 . 10:00am – 10:20am SGT (Coming Soon)

In this 4th and final episode,. Hemal Mirani MD, HarbourVest Partners, will quiz Soo Jin Goh, MD, Platinum Equity on his value creation playbook resulting in the investment and successful exit from Compart Systems, thus winning them PE Exit of the Year. What attracted Platinum to Compart? How did they transform a precision engineering manufacturer to a technology-driven solutions provider? How did they navigate Covid and the delicate US-China dynamic?

Find out in our Final Episode.



Jovi Gan

Director of Lymon

Saurabh Agarwal

Managing Director of Warburg Pincus

Sean Low

CEO & CIO of Golden Vision Capital

Shane Chesson

Partner at Openspace Ventures

Claudia Chong

Journalist at The Business Times

Paul Santos

Managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners

Hemal Mirani

Managing Partners at Harbourvest Partners

Soo Jin Goh

Managing Director, Head of Asia at Platinum Equity

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