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SVCA Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Reports $7.8 Billion in Private Investments for 2017

More than US$7.8 billion have already been invested in only the first 8 months of 2017 by Private Equity, Venture Capital and Strategic Investors in Southeast Asia.

The US$7.8 billion invested, has already surpassed the total investments of 2016, announced by Dr Thomas Lanyi, Chairman of SVCA at the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA).

” US$7.8 Billion invested in only the first 8 months of 2017 by PE, VC & Strategic Investors “

On 12th October 2017, SVCA commemorated its 25th Anniversary and held its 8th SCVA Annual Awards alongside the gala dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore.  Below is the list of 2017 SCVA Awards Winners:

2017 SVCA Awards Winners:

  • Private Equity Deal of the Year – Northstar Advisors (Investee: Innovalues Limited)
  • Private Equity Exit of the Year – Dymon Asia Private Equity (Investee: Asia Integrated Facility Solutions Pte. Ltd)
  • Venture Capital Deal of the Year – Jungle Ventures (Investee: iFlix Limited)
  • Venture Capital Exit of the Year – Cento Ventures (Investee: 2C2P Pte. Ltd)
  • Most Impactful Non-Profit/Social Enterprise Award – CMIA Capital Partners (Investee: Well Bright International Holdings Ltd)

Dr Thomas Lanyi, Chairman of SVCA:

“For the first 8 months of 2017, private equity in Southeast Asia has seen more than US$7.8bn in investments made by VC, PE, and strategic investors. This figure has already surpassed investments into Southeast Asia for the whole of 2016. Amid volatile economic conditions of the past few years, phenomenal transaction activity this year proves that Southeast Asia remains an attractive destination for venture capital and private equity investment. The SVCA awards recognize investors who have added material value to their portfolio companies to actively contribute towards their success.”

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About Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity (“SVCA”)

The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry.

The thrust of SVCA’s activities are:
Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conferences; facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events, act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE and build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global initiatives.

  • Founded: 1992
  • HQ: Singapore

Visit: SVCA



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