People Digest: SANNE appoints Asia business head; EMPEA adds to board

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Alternative asset provider SANNE has appointed Catherine Law as Head of Business Development for the Asia Region while EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, has appointed Bill Ford and Suyi Kim to its Board of Directors.

SANNE appoints head of business development for Asia

SANNE, a global provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, has appointed Catherine Law as Head of Business Development for the Asia Region, according to an announcement.

In this new role, she will continue to drive SANNE’s alternatives and corporate offering, in addition to exploring new strategic business development opportunities across Asia.

Law joined SANNE from Apex where she held the position of Head of Sales managing their strategic growth and expansion across the alternative funds’ space in Greater China

EMPEA adds two members to board of directors

EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, has appointed Bill Ford and Suyi Kim to its board of directors.

Bill Ford is Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic while Suyi Kim is Head of Asia Pacific at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

EMPEA Chair and The Rohatyn Group CEO Nicolas Rohatyn said, Bill Ford is an eminent investor, and known globally – General Atlantic has deep roots in Latin America and Asia as a leading growth and technology investor.  Suyi Kim brings a unique Asian sensibility to our board and breadth of experience across all types of private investing, he said in the statement.

EMPEA is a non-profit, independent network representing investors with more than USD1 trillion in private capital assets across AfricaAsiaEuropeLatin America and the Middle East.

 

Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.

Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.