VIDEO: Why Southeast Asia is on the rise

Private investment opportunities are emerging in the region as investors seek stable income streams and founders look for anti-dilutive funding options, says Wen Tan, co-head of private equity, Asia Pacific, at Aberdeen Standard Investments, in this two-minute video.


In this two-minute video, Wen Tan, co-head of private equity, Asia Pacific, at Aberdeen Standard Investments, shares his view on key drivers and challenges of investing in private businesses, across the Southeast Asia region. According to him, notwithstanding the complexity of lending against asset-lite companies in different sectors and cashflow profiles, the impact of US-China tension increases the level of uncertainty that investors are facing. Tan was speaking at the Asia Private Equity Forum 2019 in Hong Kong.