H&Q Asia Pacific

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H&Q Asia Pacific
Private Ownership
IndustryPrivate Equity
Founded1986; 33 years ago (1986)
HeadquartersHong Kong
ProductsInvestments, private equity funds
Total assets$2.1 billion

H&Q Asia Pacific (H&QAP) is an Asian private equity firm founded in 1986 by Ta-lin Hsu as a branch of the investment bank Hambrecht & Quist. It is one of the oldest and most established private equity firms in the Asia-Pacific region. The firm has managed an aggregate of over $2.1 billion in committed capital through 19 funds since its inception in 1986. It has offices located in Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, Manila, and Singapore.

It was founded by Dr. Ta-lin Hsu as a division of U.S. investment banking firm Hambrecht & Quist. H&QAP is now an independent organization that conducts later-stage control investments and earlier-stage venture capital investments. It focuses on growth sectors including technology, technology manufacturing, consumer brands and financial services.

In 2006, Ta-lin Hsu was ranked on the Forbes magazine Midas List of Top 25 best dealmakers in high-tech and life sciences.


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