BDA hosted 2022 Consumer and Retail Forum in Hong Kong

BDA Partners and Roland Berger jointly hosted the 2022 Consumer & Retail Forum in Hong Kong.

60 participants attended, from 40 companies: a combination of prominent consumer goods companies and leading financial sponsors.

BDA Partners’ Head of Hong Kong Office and Partner, Simon Kavanagh opened the Forum, and BDA Partners’ Managing Director and Head of Consumer & Retail, Asia, Karen Cheung gave a keynote presentation.

The panel discussions involved industry leaders and sector experts, exchanging insights and ideas, touching on thought-provoking ESG and climate change issues. They also discussed topics impacting Asian supply chains, as well as the future of retail and e-tail.

Panel discussion topics included:

Karen Cheung, Managing Director and Head of Consumer & Retail Asia, BDA, said: “It was encouraging to see so many industry players and investors having a positive outlook on 2023. We expect to see promising opportunities in consumer and retail within the region. We look forward to working with our clients to unlock them.”

BDA will again hold the Consumer & Retail Forum next year.  We look forward to seeing all our guests again.

If you want to find out more, please contact our team at

Simon Kavanagh, Head of Hong Kong Office and Partner, BDA Partners
Karen Cheung, Managing Director and Head of Consumer & Retail Asia, BDA Partners

Since 2020 BDA has successfully advised on nearly 60 transactions, making us one of the most active M&A advisors in Asia. This level of experience underpins our ability to deliver successful outcomes for our clients under dynamic market conditions.

For over 20 years, our Hong Kong team has advised multinationals on strategic carve-outs and bolt-ons, guided entrepreneurs on divestments and capital raises, and supported financial sponsors on investments and portfolio company exits.

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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.