STAMFORD, Conn., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadhaven Capital Partners, an independent investment bank and growth equity investor serving the financial technology sector, announces the establishment of Broadhaven Asia Pacific. Headquartered in Shanghai with an additional presence in Hong Kong, Broadhaven Asia Pacific provides clients with strategic and financial advisory services in the Greater China region including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
Broadhaven Asia Pacific will be led by Andrew Chan and Daniel Senger, both of whom joined Broadhaven in 2011 as partners. "We are thrilled that Andrew and Dan have joined our firm and will lead our efforts in China," said Broadhaven co-founder Jerry von Dohlen. "We believe that our expansion into Asia will be of immediate benefit to our clients and investors," added Broadhaven co-founder Greg Phillips.
"Broadhaven's lifecycle relationship model, long-term commitment to the Greater China region and deep respect of cross-cultural matters is ideally suited to this marketplace," said partner Andrew Chan. "Our partners have more than 15 years of experience in China, as such we are uniquely positioned among our competitors to navigate the complicated legal, regulatory and social environment of China and leverage our longstanding and trusted relationships with leading local decision makers."
Broadhaven Asia Pacific provides clients with a unique solution for their need to access the Chinese financial markets, execute local and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, and raise capital from leading financial institutions in China and abroad.
"As the world's second largest economy, having recently overtaken Japan, China has attracted in excess of $800 billion in foreign direct investments since 2000," said partner Daniel Senger. "And with more than $3.0 trillion in foreign currency reserves, China is well positioned to increase its influence in the international financial markets. Broadhaven Asia Pacific is well placed to both bring Chinese and international clients together in business combinations and assist clients access China's capital markets."
Prior to Broadhaven, Chan spent the previous two decades as a leading entrepreneur and executive in the Greater China region, with significant experience raising and deploying investment capital in the PRC. Senger previously spent two decades as a global securities industry executive with UBS and its predecessor companies including Warburg Dillon Read, Swiss Bank Corporation and O'Connor & Associates.
About Broadhaven Capital Partners
Broadhaven Capital Partners is an independent investment bank and growth equity investor serving the financial technology sector. Broadhaven provides unconflicted financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private placements, restructurings and other strategic transactions. With clients ranging from large, multinational corporations to emerging growth companies, Broadhaven offers unrivaled sector expertise, deep industry relationships and dedicated senior-level attention. Its partners have advised on a number of landmark financial technology transactions during their tenures with Goldman Sachs, UBS, Credit Suisse, and Wasserstein Perella. For more information visit: www.broadhaven.com
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