Cap 1 is an independent financial services firm founded to focus on the investment needs of mid-cap businesses within the ASEAN region. At Cap 1, we believe in building long term relationships with our clients and creating enduring value.
We provide a comprehensive range of bespoke financial services across the core disciplines of corporate finance and asset management, including:
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
- Restructuring & Reorganization
- Private Placement
- Credit and hedge fund investment strategies
We have an experienced team of professionals as well as a vast network of external competencies to provide the best strategic and financial advice. Our deliberately lean structure ensures the highest level of versatility to suit the unique needs of both private and corporate clients.
At Cap 1, we are committed to delivering the best possible solutions for our clients. We conduct all our client relationships according to the following principles and values:
Areas of Expertise
Our Business Engineering team adopts a comprehensive approach to address the specific needs of every client and delivers customized solutions built on in-depth knowledge and unwavering commitment.
We seamlessly connect middle market financial services companies with appropriate investors through a vast network of industry relationships, strategic partners and client resources, so as to help our clients achieve their key objectives.
Our business engineering services include:
- Raising capital
- Formulization of financial deal structures
- Insurance engineering
- Development of new business initiatives
Our Asset Management Division provides comprehensive and highly customized advice to families and corporations of significant wealth. Our proximity to dynamic markets in the region such as Indonesia, Thailand and China allows us to access a wide variety of high quality investment opportunities.
We harness the focused expertise, qualifications and experience of seasoned professionals to help our clients achieve their goals of capital preservation and growth. With ultmost dedication and efficiency, we help our clients to ensure that their family’s visions and fortune will endure over generations.
Our services include:
- Structuring of assets
- Protection, growth and transfer of assets
- Tax and legal advice
- Family governance
- Estate planning
Janus YeoExecutive Director
Janus is the Executive Director of Cap1. Prior to Cap1, Janus was the vice president of Deutsche Bank AG and Associate Director of DBS Private Bank. During his stint with DBS, he was an investment adviser to high net worth families, corporates and institutions in the region. Mr Yeo possess extensive financial and corporate experiences in various markets across Greater China, Southeast Asia and Middle East where he provided financial services to High net worth families, Sovereign Wealth Funds and corporations
Yuanita TjiaManaging Director
Yuanita is the Managing Director of Cap1. Prior to joining Cap1, she was the director of financial markets Sales for Corporates of Standard Chartered Bank and managed the hedging and investment needs of local corporates. Responsible for tailoring and customizing solutions for corporates across multiple asset classes, she also spearheaded and established the Derivative Sales Desk Team in collaboration with Consumer Banking Division for the entire SME Segment. She is also currently the strategic director of a leading dental and healthcare chain, speaheading their expansion in Asia.
Philip Kwek joined the financial industry at the start of his career in mid-1980s as a rookie & by the age of 30, he made his ‘first pot of gold’. His better days were spent in the stockbroking industry. Unlike his cohort, Philip self-studied and consistently upgraded himself over time.He achieved his Bachelor of Science in Business & Management (2nd Class Honours First Division), University of Bradford, in 1995, apart from a few other professional papers. During his working career, Philip dealt extensively in various (stock)markets, namely Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Malaysia, US, Tokyo, London that set the bases for deal making. By the mid-2000s, apart from being the SVP, Morning Star Securities, Hong Kong, Philip also played leading roles in WG Group in Greater China, Director, Renaissance Capital Management Investment Pte Ltd, ISKRA Capital Development Co Ltd & others, sourcing for, & matching, M&A deals, advisory roles and restructuring of companies. He was also a Referral agent for Coutts Bank, 2012-14. Philip strengths are in his experiences outside his ‘job’ requirement, his vast network in Asia & his ability to stitch up deals. Currently, added to his portfolio are: Financial Advisor to a tourism acquisition, investment and development Group based in China. He is also Consultant to a Halal global e-commerce Group
Eugen ChuaExecutive Director
Eugen is a founder and director of Cap 1 Financial, focusing on South East Asian cross-border investments, M&A, and corporate advisory. He is responsible for conceptualising and structuring corporate financial solutions as well as for the analysis and evaluation of potential projects and investments. Prior to establishing Cap 1, Eugen was first the CFO of an investment firm and a regional luxury watch distributor and then the CFO of a private equity firm, where he was responsible for financial management and participated extensively in the origination, management and execution of investment and M&A transactions. Eugen is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, an ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant, as well as a Chartered Valuer and Appraiser. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and a Master of Liberal Arts in Finance from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Jacky GaoRegional Executive Director
Jacky Gao is a regional executive director of Cap1 (Greater China). Jacky is a very experienced financial commissioner and entrepreneur. She has close business with mainland China, Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia and Indonesia. She has more than 10 years of business investment and management experience in oil, gas, new energy, real estate and other industries. Her team focuses on cross-regional market development and resource integration. She was the Director of Greater China in Fukuda, Singapore, and a consultant to several Singapore and Thailand financial groups. She graduated from Beijing Polytechnic University and studied MBA at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
Petpathu Ruktanonchai (Amy)Advisor
Ms. Petpathu Ruktanonchai has 20 years of experience in Financial Services, most recently as the Bangkok-based CEO of a financial securities company, licensed by the Thai Ministry of Finance and approved and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand. Ms. Ruktanonchai has specialized in the setting up and management of securities companies, focusing on asset management, brokerage, compliance and internal audit in addition to strong contacts and interaction with government officials. Ms. Ruktanonchai has been involved in pre-IPO investments on behalf of the family, of which 15 companies are now listed. In addition, she has been involved with the rehabilitation of distressed companies and assets.
Frankie Sun TanAdvisor
Mr Frankie Sun Tan is one of Cap 1 Financial Investment Advisors. He is also the assistant to the Chairman of Hywin Financial Holding Group, which is a privately owned financial service group in Shanghai which has subsidiaries in real estate, wealth management, and local bank and securities companies. He is responsible for overseas and cross border M&A deals and acquisitions of property deals across Europe and US. He was also the Vice President of Investment banking in Core Pacific Yamaichi Securities Group, which is a specialized PE Fund raising company for IPO in H-Share and cross border M&A businesses across China, Japan, Taiwan.
Cap1 Financial Investments & Partners
Cap1 participates in various investments together with our partners. our portfolio focuses on 5 main industry groups. we believe that the rise of the consumers will be the next engine of growth for the economy. our specialist teams therefore focus mainly on : Healthcare & wellness, Food, property, oil & gas equipment & lifestyle.
Medical & wellness
Luminous Dental Group Holdings ( Singapore )
Singapore’s Fast growing & leading dental healthcare provider
Luminous 1 by Jamie Chua :
Singapore’s own cosmetic and facial care brand by renowned socialite Jamie Chua.
An online platform for all natural and organic products
Ace Medical Services:
A medical wellness management company that plan, manage and market medical and wellness services as well as healthcare tourism.
A chiropractic clinic group providing therapy and care for patients.
Oil & Gas Equipment
Petro Singapore Cap One
Offshore Oil & Gas services Equipment company