UOB Venture Management Private Limited (UOBVM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank (UOB) Limited, one of Asia's leading international banking and financial groups. Founded in 1935 and listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange since 1970, UOB has 500 offices in 19 countries. As at 31 December 2010, the UOB Group had total assets of S$213.778 billion.
Established in 1991, UOBVM manages a family of funds, providing financing to unlisted companies through direct equity investment. Our private equity investment activities span Southeast Asia and Greater China. The firm currently manages more than S$600 million in committed capital from institutional and individual investors.
The Unique Value that We Bring
As a bank-backed private equity firm, we possess unique strength due to our strong understanding of financial discipline and risk management. We leverage on UOB’s international network of group offices as well as its worldwide partners and clients. This international network brings instant credibility, stability and strategic value. In addition, we also leverage on our joint venture and strategic partners in Southeast Asia, China and other countries to strengthen deal flow and enhance our value-add to our portfolio companies and partners. Being part of a leading banking and financial group, we can draw upon the expertise and services of our sister divisions. Of particular value to our portfolio companies are corporate banking, debt financing, corporate finance and security brokerage. We pride ourselves as a private equity firm that provides linkages among portfolio companies and strategic partners in Greater China and Southeast Asia. We also provide assistance in market access, strategic alliances and operational presence across these geographical regions.