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Auda International hires Squadron Capital executive in Hong Kong

Auda International has hired Squadron Capital vice president Eunseok So as a senior vice president in the Hong Kong office. Prior to Squadron Capital, So worked as head of private equity at Daishin Securities. The Auda Asia team earlier this month added former Paul Capital executive Lucian Wu as a second Hong Kong-based managing director.

Press Release

Auda International (“Auda”), the global investor in private equity, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eunseok So as a Senior Vice President, based in Auda’s Hong Kong office.

“We are delighted to have Eunseok join our team in Asia,” said Jacob Chiu, Auda MD and head of Asian investments. “I have worked with Eunseok in the past and he brings excellent skills and experience that will complement our existing practice.”

“It is great to be joining Auda at this time,” So said. “I am very impressed by Auda’s commitment to Asian private market investments and excited to join the firm’s growing team in the region.”

So joins an Auda Asia team that earlier this month added Lucian Wu as a second Hong Kong-based Managing Director.

Auda invests through commingled primary funds-of-funds, secondary funds-of-funds and direct/coinvestment funds, as well as on behalf of separately managed accounts. The sources of Auda’s capital include the Harald Quandt family of Germany as well as other family offices, insurance companies, public and private pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.

Prior to his appointment with Auda, So was a Vice President with the former Squadron Capital, and before that was head of the private equity team at Daishin Securities, based in Seoul. A native of South Korea, So is a CFA Charterholder. He holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and a BEcon from Korea University.