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Corporate advisors, Asia and Australia.
AFG Venture Group have assisted many business in the engineering and manufacturing sectors to transact with other companies be that via joint ventures, alliances, strategic shareholdings or outright merger, acquisition or divestment. Our team has extensive contacts and relationships not just in Australia but in the Asian region.
Glen Robinson has spent the last 21 years focussing on the establishment and development of cross border alliances, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the manufacturing, processing and distribution areas, and particularly targeted to Asia.
These corporate advisory activities are based on more than 20 years' experience in management consultancy, and he has worked with a wide range of industries from agriculture, government through to manufacturing, distribution and service industries. He initially gained his Asian experience as chief executive officer for the Asian subsidiaries and joint ventures of a major international manufacturing and marketing organisation.[more...]
Peter Church is an international lawyer and corporate adviser who has lived and worked in the South East Asian region for more than 35 years and is based in Singapore. Peter advises a varied group of major international companies in relation to their Asian investment and trading activities. He was for many years President of the Australia Indonesia Business Council and sat on numerous Australian Federal Government Boards, such as the Trade Policy Advisory Committee. His primary roles are chairing AFG Venture Group and acting as Special Counsel to the leading English law firm of Stephenson Harwood. He has, in addition, a number of other roles including Non Executive Director of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Non Executive Director of OM Holdings Limited (an ASX listed mang [more...]
Sumet Grachangnetara has over 40 years of business management as well as management consulting and business advisory experience, having worked for various multinational and Thai companies. Sumet has held various senior management positions at a number of Fortune 500 firms and was a senior-level management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Thailand, where he gained extensive business advisory experience and valuable insight in dealing with a wide variety of industry sectors and their specifically unique business issues. Most recently Sumet has been an independent Management Consultant and Business Advisor (since 2000), undertaking projects for various multinational corporations and local companies. [more...]
Peter Church is an international lawyer and corporate adviser who has lived and worked in the South East Asian region for more than 35 years and is based in Singapore. Peter advises a varied group of major international companies in relation to their Asian investment and trading activities. He was for many years President of the Australia Indonesia Business Council and sat on numerous Australian Federal Government Boards, such as the Trade Policy Advisory Committee. [more...]
Choo Lye Heng has over 30 years experience in banking and corporate finance, and has been extensively involved in fund-raising transactions (tapping the equity and debt capital markets) and in mergers and acquisitions. He has a successful track record in the institutions that he worked for, including the ING Group, and Banque Indosuez, which has a very long history of doing business in Asia. Lye Heng was Managing Director of Indosuez' Investment Banking unit in Singapore up to 1996. During this time, he had initiated a highly successful Mezzanine Debt business that worked in conjunction with the Bank's Private Equity division. [more...]
Deming Chung has been with AFG Venture Group as an Associate Director since 2010. He has 8 years of experience spanning finance, entrepreneurial start-ups and business development consulting. He has prior experience with Barclays Capital as an Analyst supporting the Debt Syndications business; he performed due diligence on global loan syndication deals and provided direct support to the business line COO. During his tenure, he built up in depth knowledge in syndications as well as banking systems, processes and infrastructure. He is currently acting as partner of a sales advisory that provides consulting and executing capabilities to American technology and local SMEs that want to have a foothold in Asia. [more...]
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