Ontario Teachers' has investments and long-standing partnerships throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and we are committed to building upon this foundation in one of the world's most important economic zones. Total investments in the region were approximately $13 billion at the end of 2016.

Our Hong Kong office works in collaboration with global asset-class teams, initiating and overseeing investments across the capital spectrum.

Wherever we operate, Ontario Teachers' is built to move quickly and decisively on investment and partnership opportunities. Our regional offices are able to combine exceptional local insight and relationships with the full range of expertise and resources available through Ontario Teachers' global network.

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Hong Kong Team

Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

  • Senior Managing Director, International (London)

Jo is responsible for our international operations in London and Hong Kong including the management and oversight of the full cycle of origination, analysis, execution, value creation and eventual realization of investments in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. 

Jo joined Ontario Teachers' in 2012 and has over 30 years of investment experience, including more than 20 years with 3i Group plc, an international private equity and infrastructure investor. There he held a number of senior Group Management roles and was most recently the CEO of their US subsidiary.   At Ontario Teachers' he is a member of the Investment Committees for our activities with private companies. He also works closely with the investment teams operating in the international offices to set strategy, manage key relationships, and oversee the allocation of resources.  Jo is currently Chairman of Camelot and a non-executive director at SGN, Helly Hansen and Burton's Biscuits.

Jo holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BA (Honours) from London University.

Dan Kiang

Dan Kiang

  • Director, Relationship Investing (Hong Kong)

Dan Kiang joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2014 and is focused on direct equities investments in Asia.

Dan started his career as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch in New York and has more than 15 years of experience investing in Asia. Before joining Ontario Teachers', he was Managing Director at Mount Kellett Asia. Prior to Mount Kellett, Dan was a Director at Merrill Lynch Asia where he was responsible for its corporate principal investments in the Greater China region.  

Dan received a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude in Economics, with a Certificate in East Asian Studies, from Princeton University.

Olivia Ouyang

Olivia Ouyang

  • Director, Funds (Hong Kong)

Olivia Ouyang joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2014 as Director, Funds.

Olivia started her career with McKinsey & Company China and Morgan Stanley Asia, and has over 13 years of private equity investment experience. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Olivia was a Managing Director with China Investment Corporation (CIC), where she was responsible for private equity fund investment, co-investment and direct investment, in Europe and in Global Emerging Markets respectively. Before CIC, Olivia was a Senior Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation (IFC)'s Private Equity and Investment Funds Group, and covered Greater China, Southeast Asia and India consecutively.  

Olivia holds a BA with Honors in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Raju Ruparelia

Raju Ruparelia

  • Director (Hong Kong)

Raju Ruparelia joined Ontario Teachers' in 2008 and has over 13 years of combined experience in private equity and corporate finance.  Raju is a founding member of Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office and is currently responsible for direct and co-investing activities across the Asia-Pacific region. He has worked in both Toronto and London for Ontario Teachers' and has been involved in a number of its direct investments, including the acquisitions of EXAL Group, INC Research, Coway, DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield. Raju currently sits on the board of Cushman & Wakefield and is an observer on the board of Coway.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Raju worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse in New York, in investments at Cadillac Fairview (Ontario Teachers' wholly owned real estate subsidiary) and in the corporate finance group at Deloitte.

Raju holds a BA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Jungho Cho

Jungho Cho

  • Senior Principal (Hong Kong)

Jungho Cho is part of the senior team responsible for direct equities investments in Asia.

Jungho began his career in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in New York and has more than 14 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Before joining Ontario Teachers', Jungho was with the World Bank Group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) where he was involved in investments in the telecommunications and infrastructure sectors across Asia. Prior to the IFC, Jungho was a Vice President at TVG Capital Partners (later JP Morgan Private Capital Asia) in Hong Kong, focusing on private equity investments in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors.

Jungho holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Christian Dunn

Christian Dunn

  • Senior Principal (Hong Kong)

Christian Dunn joined Private Capital in 2006 and moved to the Hong Kong office in 2013. He has been involved in the origination, evaluation, execution, and post-investment monitoring and management of numerous fund investments, most recently with a focus on Asia and the emerging markets. He has also been involved in select direct and venture capital investments.  As part of the Asia team, Christian is focused on fund and direct private equity investments in the region.

Christian is a CFA charterholder and graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Raymond Shiu

Raymond Shiu

  • Senior Principal (Hong Kong)

Raymond Shiu joined Ontario Teachers' in 2005 from RBC Capital Markets. He has been involved in a number of direct investments, including the acquisition of Flynn Restaurant Group, Insight Pharmaceuticals, PetVet Care Centre, Shearer's Foods, Serta, Simmons, and Valentino Fashion Group. He also participated in the formation of FountainVest Partners and Park Square Capital and currently sits on the boards of Flynn Restaurant Group, PetVet Care Centres and Shearer's Foods.

Raymond earned a B.Comm. from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

Amit Sobti

Amit Sobti

  • Senior Principal (Hong Kong)

Amit Sobti joined the Private Capital division of Ontario Teachers' in 2016 and is part of the senior team responsible for direct and co-investing activities across the Asia-Pacific region. He has more than 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. 

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Amit was a Principal at Unitas Capital and in the healthcare group at Warburg Pincus.  He previously worked at Rhone Capital and in the M&A group at Merrill Lynch. 

Amit holds a dual A.B. (magna cum laude) in Business Economics and Computer Science from Brown University. 

Paul Lee

Paul Lee

  • Principal (Hong Kong)

Paul Lee joined the Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2015 and is focused on direct investment opportunities across Asia.

Before joining Ontario Teachers', Paul was an investment professional with FFL, a San Francisco-based mid-market private equity fund, where he worked on originating and executing deals across North America.  Prior to FFL, Paul was an investment banker in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Merrill Lynch.

Paul holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Ronnie Tang

Ronnie Tang

  • Principal (Hong Kong)

Ronnie Tang joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2015 and is focused on direct and co-investment opportunities across Asia.

Before joining Ontario Teachers', Ronnie was an investment professional with Unitas Capital, an Asia-focused private equity fund. Prior to that, Ronnie worked at McKinsey & Company as a business analyst based in Shanghai. 

Ronnie holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and completed an exchange program at Peking University.

Freddie Cai

Freddie Cai

  • Investment Associate (Hong Kong)

Freddie Cai joined the Hong Kong office in 2016 and is focused on direct equity investment opportunities across Asia.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Freddie worked at the investment banking division of Barclays in Hong Kong. Freddie holds a Master of Accounting degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from Renmin University of China.

Peixi Gu

Peixi Gu

  • Investment Associate (Hong Kong)

Peixi joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2015 and is focused on fund as well as direct investment opportunities across Asia.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Peixi was an investment professional with Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area, where she focused on private equity investments across Asia. Before that, Peixi worked in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong.

Peixi holds dual BS degrees in Economics and Biological Sciences, as well as a Master of Law degree from Peking University.

Kelvin Lin

Kelvin Lin

  • Investment Associate (Hong Kong)

Kelvin Lin joined Ontario Teachers' in 2012 as an Investment Analyst in the Infrastructure group. He moved to the Relationship Investing group in 2015. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Kelvin worked in Equity Research at Stifel Nicolaus.

Kelvin holds an HBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and is a CFA charterholder.

Geoffrey Liu

Geoffrey Liu

  • Investment Associate (Hong Kong)

Geoffrey Liu joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2016 and is focused on direct equity investments in Asia.

Geoffrey started his career in investment banking in Goldman Sachs in New York. Before joining Ontario Teachers', he was an investment analyst at Gruss Capital Management, a hedge fund focused on event-driven investing, in Hong Kong.

Geoffrey holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (summa cum laude) degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Hong Kong

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Asia) Limited

28/F Alexandra House
18 Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong

Phone: + 852.2230.4500
Fax: + 852.2230.4530
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