Simon Kavanagh is a Managing Director based in Hong Kong. He joined BDA in 2013 and has 15 years’ M&A experience.
Before joining BDA, he ran his own M&A boutique, and before that spent nine years with JPMorgan’s M&A team in London, Hong Kong, and Sydney. His sector experience covers agriculture, chemicals, consumer & retail, healthcare, industrial, oil & gas, and real estate. His clients have included Asia Pulp & Paper, Cemex, Glanbia, Lee Chang Yung, UBM, and Wistron. He has worked on IPOs, capital raisings, private and public M&A transactions, and material transactions on the Hong Kong and London Stock Exchanges. Mr. Kavanagh has a degree in Economics from the University of Stirling in Scotland, a Masters in International Business from University College Dublin in Ireland, and he studied Mandarin at Xiamen University in China.
Divested Gourmet Noodle House to GreenTree Inns
Divested MFS Technology to DCP Capital
Divested Kingstar to Zhongping Capital
Merged with Fitness First Asia, led by Navis Capital
Divested Facade Access Holdings to Alimak Group
Divested AFE Solutions to N2N Connect
Divested Thermal Printer business to TSC in Taiwan
Divested Singapore-based Retail Banking business
Sold stake in electronics business to Standard Chartered Private Equity
Divested Teknicast Sdn Bhd
Divested Vinh Hoan Feed to Pilmico Foods
Divested Singapore oil & gas parts business to Wayne Burt Group