“I aspire to see a day when local farmers and micro business owners – the backbone of Vietnam and any emerging economy – are empowered to thrive with enhanced market access, transparent information, as well as barrier-free financing and logistic solutions.”
Based in Ho Chi Minh City, An focuses on investment opportunities in Vietnam. Prior to joining Patamar Capital, An was a Vice President at DWS Alternatives, a leading global investment manager specialising in private equity and real assets. At DWS, An led the origination and execution of new transactions, as well as the management and monitoring of five investments across the portfolio, including operations, commercial activities, refinancings and divestments. An worked closely with portfolio leadership teams to implement milestone-driven, detailed operating and financing plans to drive performance improvements.
Several of An’s deals have won industry awards including Inspiratia’s Top 10 Global M&A Transactions of 2017, IJ Global’s European Deal of 2017, and Private Equity International’s Global Deal of the Year 2015.
An holds a Bachelors’ degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, UK and served as the President of the LSE Advertising, Marketing and PR Society. An is also a long-term mentor for SEO Vietnam and the Luong Van Can Scholarship Fund, two non-profit organisations set up to support and develop leadership capacity of young professionals in Vietnam.