Whiz Partners Inc.

Whiz Asia

Whiz Partners Asia Limited (“Whiz Asia”) is the Asian (Non-Japan) affiliate of Whiz Partners Inc., established in Hong Kong and jointly owned by our Hong Kong team members and Whiz Partners Inc. It supports business development activities of portfolio companies of Whiz Asia Evolution Fund (“WAEF”) which targets Japanese Companies with world class proprietary technology and processes with the potential for overseas expansion. The founding members of Whiz Asia are professionals formerly from Transpac Capital Ltd, one of the largest and oldest PE firms in Asia. During their tenor at Transpac, the firm managed in excess of $820 million in AUM and invested in over 200 companies across Asia and the US. They have been involved in the Asian Private Equity space since the late 1980s and have an extensive network in Asia.

The founding members of Whiz Asia are investment committee members of WAEF.

Introduction of Whiz Asia founding members

Simon WongFounding Partner

2013
Founding Partner of Whiz Partners Asia (to present)
2010
Executive Director and CEO, China.com
2005
Chairman of Investment Committee, Fortune Capital Group Ltd
2005
Managing Partner, Asian Global Capital
1990
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Transpac Capital Limited
1988
Director, Techno-Ventures Hong Kong Ltd
1977
Bank of America
1977
MBA, Chinese University of Hong Kong
1973
B.Sc (Hons), Physics & Mathematics Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Investment committee member of Abax Global Capital
  • Member of the Planning Committee for C.W. Chu College of Chinese University of HK
  • Director of CityU Enterprises Limited,
  • Council Member of Hong Kong Biotechnology Association
  • Advisor of Hong Kong Critical Components Manufacturers Association
  • Committee Member of Federation of Hong Kong Machinery & Metal Industries
  • Honorary Citizen of Nanhai City, Kaiping City, Jiangmen City and Foshan City.
  • Served as an Executive/Non-Executive Director for many listed companies in HK and US
Key public positions held
  • Chairman Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
  • Executive Committee Member of Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council
  • Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association
  • Member of Financial Services Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Member of Advisory Committee on the Promotion of Innovation and Technology of Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Advisor to Chengdu City Advisory Group for Science & Technology
  • Advisor to Guangdong Commercial Chamber of High-Tech Industries, and Zhuhai High-Tech Innovation Centre.

Jason Wong AICPA HKICPAFounding Partner

2013
Founding Partner of Whiz Partners Asia Ltd. (to present)
2000
Managing Director, Fortune Capital Group Ltd.
1993
Financial Consultant, Transpac Capital Ltd.
1992
Senior Auditor, Ernst and Young, CPA.
1989
Auditor, Clay & Co. CPA, USA
1988
University of Hawaii at Manoa, BBA in Accounting
  • Member of the Jiu Yuan District, Baotou City, 9th Committee of the Chinese People‘s Political Consultative Conference, PRC
  • Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Chinese Economic Development Association
  • Vice President of American General Business Association of China
  • Served as an Independent Director for several listed companies in HK and US.

Dr. Louis Choy CFAFounding Partner

2013
Founding Partner of Whiz Partners Asia Ltd. (to present)
2008
Managing Director, Spring Capital Asia
2002
CEO, Biocentury Holdings Limited
2000
President, Cosmas & Damian Limited
1997
Senior Investment Manager, Transpac Capital Ltd.
1992
Head of Hong Kong Strategy, Anderson Consulting
1991
MBA, University of New South Wales
1987
University of Sydney, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Registered Medical Doctor in UK, Hong Kong and Australia
  • Served on the board of several listed companies in HK and US

Introduction of Whiz Asia adviser

Frank LiuAdviser

  • Chairman of Chelmsford International Ltd.
  • Technical Vice President of Avantouch Systems Pte Ltd.
  • Founder of Transpac Capital Ltd, notable investments include Ting Yi, Want Want, EMC, Hsu Fu Chi, Acer, Mustek, Systex and Tecom
  • Former Managing Director of Li & Fung (Taiwan) Ltd, responsible for setting up Li & Fung’s Circle K franchise operation and Toys “R” Us
  • Director of Taiwan M&A and Private Equity Council (MAPECT)
  • Former President of the MIT Alumni Association of Taiwan
  • MS degrees in EE and Computer Science from MIT and Physics from Purdue

Dr. Hon. Samson Tam Wai Ho, JPAdviser

  • Chairman and Founder of Group Sense International Ltd. (HKEX: 00601)
  • Elected to be Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (Information Technology) from 2008 – 2012
  • Member of the 9th Guangdong Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, PRC
  • Received the honorary title of “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” in 1997
  • Awarded an honorary fellowship of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2008

Dr. James J. Ho MD, PhD, DABCCAmerican board certified clinical chemist

  • Founder, Chairman, CEO of Lawke Health Group, a healthcare service group in China, including clinical lab services, clinic services, training and education services, nutrition and health products.
  • Advisor to Beijing Municipal Government and Hong Kong Government
  • Member of national clinical laboratory standardization committee, appointed by Ministry of Health
  • Clinical fellowship at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Professor and PhD mentor of Peking Union Medical School
  • Honorary Professor in Hong Kong University Medical School
  • PhD in Chemistry, Wake Forest University
  • M.D, Beijing Medical University

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