NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixpoint Partners, a leading global investment bank serving the middle-market private equity industry, today announced the appointment of Joan Tan as Managing Director and Head of Asian Distribution, expanding the firm's team to 20 professionals across four offices in North America and Asia. In her new role, Ms. Tan will be based in Sixpoint's new Hong Kong office and responsible for the placement of fund interests with Asian institutional investors and originating outstanding private equity funds for Sixpoint's platform.
With 15 years of experience, Ms. Tan has built an impressive track record in the global banking and financial markets working on over a dozen fundraises across a wide range of alternative asset fund strategies. Most recently, she was Managing Director and Head of China at Diamond Dragon Advisors, an independent Asia-focused placement firm. As one of the founding members, Ms. Tan opened the China GP and LP market, established the firm's brand and implemented key strategic initiatives.
"Joan's appointment underscores our commitment to growing Sixpoint's presence and capabilities to a global scale," said Eric Zoller, Founder and Partner of Sixpoint. "Her deep experience in capital raising in Asia and extensive network make her a strong addition to our distinguished team."
"We are pleased to welcome such a seasoned executive to the Sixpoint team. Having worked on multiple fundraises, Joan will further strengthen our execution capability and enable us to enhance the breadth and quality of services that we provide to our clients," said Larry Smith, Partner of Sixpoint.
Benjamin Wiley, who heads Sixpoint Partners' Asian operations, added, "we see tremendous opportunities in the Asian markets and Joan's appointment will be instrumental in assisting our clients on a global basis and positioning Sixpoint to execute our growth strategy."
About Sixpoint Partners
Sixpoint Partners is a leading global investment bank focused on a diversified set of services and solutions for the middle-market private equity industry. The firm's core areas of focus include (i) primary fund placement, (ii) secondaries advisory and (iii) co-investment placement across a wide range of industries, strategies and geographies. Sixpoint Partners has a reputation for its direct, results-driven style and for delivering innovative solutions to complex problems in order to create long-term value for clients. Sixpoint is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit http://www.sixpointpartners.com/.
Sixpoint Partners, LLC, is a registered broker/dealer, member FINRA (http://www.finra.org) and SIPC (http://www.sipc.org). Sixpoint Partners Asia Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (www.sfc.hk).
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