Placement agent Campbell Lutyens has appointed Dr. Teh Kok Peng to its advisory board. Peng is the former president of GIC Special Investments.
Campbell Lutyens, one of the largest global alternative asset advisory firms focused on fund placement and secondary transactions, is pleased to announce that Dr Teh Kok Peng has joined its Advisory Board.
Dr Teh Kok Peng, Ph.D., BA, was President of GIC Special Investments from April 1999 to June 2011, and remained an Adviser to GIC’s Group Executive Committee for two years after that. Prior to that, he was concurrently a deputy managing director of GIC and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Dr Teh obtained a first class honours economics degree at La Trobe University in Australia, a Ph.D. at Nuffield College, Oxford University and attended the AMP course at Harvard Business School in 1989. He began his career with the World Bank in 1975 under its Young Professionals Program. Dr Teh is Chairman of Azalea Asset Management and Lu International. He is a board member of OCBC Bank, Sembcorp Industries, Fullerton Health Corporation and Taikang Insurance Group. He is a Senior Adviser to China International Capital Corporation, Jasper Ridge Partners, and a member of the International Advisory Board of CMC Corporation. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission.
Campbell Lutyens has expanded its presence in Asia significantly over the last year, growing its Hong Kong team to 12 operating in both primary fund raising and secondary advisory transactions. During the last years Campbell Lutyens among others has acted for Everstone, Falcon House, IMM and Navis in their fund placements and has advised several Sovereign Wealth Funds, most recently Mubadala in its landmark $2.5bn secondary transaction.
Campbell Lutyens will be opening a second Asia office in Singapore in the coming months.
“Dr Teh will support us with his unparalleled experience in the alternative investment universe through the eyes of a former senior member of a leading Sovereign Wealth Fund. He will also help us to develop a deeper understanding of the Asian institutional investor market as we deepen our presence there,” said Gordon Bajnai, Chairman of the Global Advisory Board of Campbell Lutyens.
Earlier this year Sir Peter Westmacott, the former British Ambassador to the United States and Wayne Kozun, the former Senior Vice President of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan also joined Campbell Lutyens’ Advisory Board.
Background on Campbell Lutyens
Campbell Lutyens is an independent alternative asset advisory firm founded in 1988 and focused onfund placement and secondary transactions. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of over 100 operating from offices in London, New York and Hong Kong.
In this year’s Private Equity International Awards, Campbell Lutyens won the Placement Agent of the Year Europe and the Secondaries Adviser of the Year Europe award and in the Infrastructure Investors Awards won the Placement Agent of the Year Global award.