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Mr. CHAN Vincent

CEO, Spring Capital

Vincent is the CEO of Spring Capital.  Spring Capital is an early growth private equity investor in China, currently manages a US$250m PRC fund and a RMB200m cooperative joint venture fund and operates offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Suzhou.  The primary focus is on early growth low mid-market.  The average investment size is US$5-30 million. 

Vincent has 20 years of experience in private equity, and has made over 40 investments in growth companies in China since he began investing there 19 years ago. Vincent was previously a Managing Director and an Investment Committee Member of JAFCO Asia, serving as the Co-head of the Asian private equity funds. 

Prior to JAFCO Asia, Vincent was a private equity investor with Suez Asia and HSBC Private Equity (Asia) based in Hong Kong.   Vincent commenced his professional career in Standard Chartered’s corporate finance division there.

Vincent received a B.A. from the University of Hong Kong in 1986 and an MBA from the Manchester Business School in 1988 and also obtained a CFA charter in 1993.  He is currently the Co-President of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (Chairman 2005/06), a member of the Main Board and GEM Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, a member of the Disciplinary Panel of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Manchester Business School Leadership Board.  Vincent was the Membership Chair of the Young Presidents’ Organization’s Beijing Chapter (2007/08) and a member of the Public Shareholders Group of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

Vincent was named a Top 10 Venture Capitalist in China by Zero2IPO in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006.  Vincent was also selected as one of the 10 “Most Influential Venture Capitalists in China” by Top Capital in 2005 and one of the “China Best Venture Capitalists: Midas List” by Forbes Magazine in 2006 - 2010.