HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global investment firm Jeneration Capital Management today announced the appointment of Jason Tan as the firm’s Partner and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Tan brings over a decade of investing experience and has led growth and expansion stage investments in some of Asia’s fastest growing technology companies. As CIO, Mr. Tan is responsible for managing Jeneration Capital’s overall portfolio and strategy. Prior to joining Jeneration Capital, Mr. Tan was a Global Partner at Tiger Global Management, a technology and consumer-focused global investment management firm.
“Jason is a world-class investor with a proven track record of making smart bets that have achieved outsized returns on a number of high-profile investments. He is a leader among the new generation of active investors who bring both financial deal-making expertise and local knowledge of how entrepreneurs can win in Asia,” said Jimmy Chang, Founder and Partner of Jeneration Capital. “We are delighted to have Jason join as a Partner as we build a new and uniquely positioned investment firm focused on technology and growth capital.”
Jason Tan added, “We are building something different at Jeneration Capital. Together with my partners Jimmy and Tony and our talented team, we are applying our experience with top-tier investment firms and our deep relationships with local entrepreneurs to bring a fresh perspective on how an investment firm should work. I’m excited to work with our team to find investments that achieve superior returns for our investors and with our entrepreneurs to create world changing companies.”
During his tenure at Tiger Global, Mr. Tan led a number of successful deals including investments in Didi Chuxing, Grab, Meitu (HKG: 1357) and 58.com (NYSE: WUBA). He has played a key role in advising company founders on major decisions including mergers, capital raising and business strategy. Earlier in his career, he was the Director of China for TA Associates where he focused on investments in growth stage companies in China.
Jeneration Capital provides ‘collaborative capital’ to its portfolio companies through the combination of patient long-term investment and strategic advice from a network of highly successful entrepreneurs and founders. Leveraging this unique characteristic and a team of experienced investors and deal-makers, the firm is strategically positioned to capitalize on a wide-range of high-caliber investment opportunities.
This release does not constitute an offer of any Jeneration Capital product.
About Jeneration Capital Management
Jeneration Capital Management is a global investment firm managing approximately US$2 billion in capital. The firm employs a multi-strategy investment approach with an emphasis on direct private investments and dynamic asset allocation across private equity, public equity and diversified fund investments. In direct private investments, Jeneration Capital provides primarily growth and expansion capital to private technology and technology-enabled companies in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on Greater China. Established in 2015, Jeneration Capital is led by proven global technology investors – Jimmy Chang, Jason Tan and Tony Zhang.