Offices: Shanghai-Hong Kong, China
Capital Today Group manages a USD280 million
mid-cap growth capital fund with a focus
on the China market. Their lead investors
comprise of Caledonia, Dow Pension, Partners
Group, Asia Alternative and other reputable
international investors. Their investment
team consists of experienced and cohesive
professionals who have proven investment
record and considerable local knowledge.
Carlyle Asia Partners
Offices: Washington, DC
The Carlyle Group is one of the world's
largest private equity firms, with more
than $89.3 billion under management. With
64 funds across four investment disciplines
(buyouts, growth capital, real estate and
leveraged finance), Launched in 2005 at
$1.8 billion, this fund conducts leveraged
buyout transactions in Asia in targeted
Offices: Hong Kong-Shanghai-China &
New Delhi, India
Catalist Group launches, manages, mentors,
and resources start-up companies. Their
main focus is on digital, mobile and
internet, but they are also interested
in the ‘green’ space. Catalist uses
their combined experience to start a
service matching start-ups with investors.
Their added value comes from the fact
that they’ve been on both sides of this
fence: as a startup and as an investor.
Offices: Beijing, China
Ceyuan Ventures is an early stage venture
capital firm focused on IT and emerging
growth companies. They emphasize backing
great teams, technology and business innovation.
The mission of Ceyuan Ventures is to assist
entrepreneurs in creating and building world-class
businesses. Their conviction, network of
relationships and grass roots culture give
them the opportunity to discover the next
big idea early.
Offices: Shanghai, China
Chengwei Ventures backs entrepreneurial
companies that have scalable business opportunities
in the Chinese economy. They are first and
foremost in the business of backing capable
entrepreneurs, and seek to add value to
the creation and building of their businesses.
They invest in a variety of industries including
communication software, enterprise software,
financial services, IC design, niche component
manufacturing, healthcare and media.
Offices: San Francisco, California
ChinaVest was the first independent American
venture capital firm to be established in
Greater China and is among the oldest venture
firms operating in the region. Founded in
1983, their singular mission is to provide
long term investment capital and management
expertise to growing companies doing business
in or with the economies of Greater China.
At the core of their strategy is the blending
of Chinese entrepreneurship with American
managerial and financial discipline.