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A Venture Capitalist (also known as a VC) is a person or investment firm that makes venture investments, and these venture capitalists are expected to bring managerial and technical expertise as well as capital to their investments. Venture Capital as a source of equity finance is an important sector within Singapore's financial services industry.
List of Prominent Venture Capitalists In Singapore:
IDG Ventures SEA is part of IDG Ventures, a global venture capital with approximately US$3.7 billion under management and a portfolio of 220 companies build over the last 15 years,with a focus on technology, media, and telecoms in Southeast Asia.
The Company was earlier known as Sing marine Shipyard (Private) Limited, was established in 1970.It was converted into a Public ltd Company in 1987 and came to be known as Sing marine Industries Ltd. In 1999, as part of further consolidation, the Company sold its marine related business to Keppel Hitachi Zosen. Since 2000,it is known as K1 Ventures Ltd. Today it is an investment holding company.
3i has had a presence in South East Asia since 1997,with an office in Singapore. The Company manages an investment portfolio valued at $310 m in Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Healthcare and overseas funds in countries like Japan and Korea.
3i-led $620m investment in Asia Capital Re, the first exclusively pan-Asia focused independent re-insurer, was awarded the 'Most Innovative Deal - Equity' by The Asset, one of Asia's leading financial magazines, in its Triple A House and Deal Awards 2006.
GIC is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. Having a network of eight offices in key financial capitals around the world, GIC invests Internationally in equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities, money markets, alternative investments, real estate, private equity and infrastructure.