Based in Hong Kong, Baring Private Equity Asia (‘BPEA’) is the largest dedicated Asian private equity firm. Founded by Jean Eric Salata in 1997, BPEA’s investment philosophy is deeply rooted in the principles of capital preservation and diversified portfolio construction. Through its pan-Asian investment platform spanning multiple Asian offices, BPEA specializes in growth-oriented investments, sponsoring management buyouts and providing capital to companies for expansion, recapitalization or acquisitions. With a track record of alpha generation across multiple business cycles, BPEA’s proprietary deal origination is facilitated by the firm’s excellent reputation across Asia and lengthy list of IPO success stories, as well as the depth of its local networks across an array of industries.
The firm is led by Founder and Chief Executive Jean Eric Salata, and has a seasoned team of professionals located across offices in Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore.