13 May 2022

BDA announces senior hire in Indonesia

BDA Partners announces that Ivy Santoso has joined as a Senior Advisor. Ivy is based in Jakarta from where she will reinforce BDA’s origination and coverage capability across Indonesia. Most recently Ivy has been working with the International Finance Corporation. Earlier in her career she held positions at several well-known financial institutions including PT Bank Pundi, Actis, Avenue Capital and Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, often leading their M&A activities in SE Asia. She also has experience in the utilities sector at Moya Group, where she focused on the strategic development of the water supply industry, including post-merger integration and restructuring.

Paul DiGiacomo, Managing Partner, said “We are delighted to welcome Ivy to the team to deepen our coverage and capabilities in Indonesia. Ivy has more than 20 years of experience as an investor, CEO and banker in Indonesia, and will be a great complement to BDA’s sector teams in delivering successful outcomes for our clients in the market. She joins a strong team of seven Managing Directors covering SE Asia for BDA, and her experience and relationships will help us strengthen and expand our business in Indonesia.”

 Ivy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and is fluent in Indonesian and English.

About BDA Partners

BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 25 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.

BDA Partners has strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets.

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