Vertex’s Chua Kee Lock on bonds, deal-making and the Temasek relationship

Vertex Holdings CEO Chua Kee Lock

Vertex Holdings isn’t your typical venture capital investor. Few VC firms can boast of having Singapore state investor Temasek as a committed limited partner (LP) on its board. Even fewer are in a position to influence Southeast Asian venture capital the way it has.

“DBS Bank is now saying they are receiving multiple requests from VC funds to issue corporate bonds as well,” shared Vertex Holdings chief executive Chua Kee Lock in a video call with DealStreetAsia. 

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