Temasek Creates SWE to Invest in North Asia

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings is stepping up investment activity in the North Asia region. It created Pavilion Capital Pte, a wholly owned company to invest in closely held companies and will focus on small and medium enterprises in China. The new entity will be run by Tow Heng Tan, its former chief investment officer and senior managing director (Investments) of Temasek Holdings covering initiatives for direct investments.. Mr. Tow Heng Tan joined Temasek Holdings in 2002 and became the chief investment officer in October 2007.

By creating this sovereign wealth enterprise, it will give Temasek additional organizational flexibility to access direct company stakes the region.

According to a statement sent out by Temasek Holdings regarding Pavilion, is that it will “complement and expand our coverage and capacity for North Asia, including China.”



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