Vida Partners brings to you a union of individuals who have a solid track record in the
private equity management arena. Over the last 10 years together, the individuals
have proven that they have the track record, investment discipline, passion, team
stability and cohesion that are mandatory criteria of any investors in the private
Vida’s partners, both individually and as a team have acquired and built
invaluable experience and knowledge in their previous careers together. This
partnership can be viewed as an extension of their careers from Commerce-Ventures.
Between themselves, they managed RM900 million of funds (as of June 2007) in
diverse industries i.e. Information Communication Technology, Life Sciences,
Manufacturing, Consumer and Industrial Services, Education, Healthcare and
Besides their broad industry coverage, they also have the understanding and know-
how to manage the challenges of various stages of investments. Stages of
investments they made were wide ranging from start-ups to buy-outs. These
investments required an amalgamation of approaches and skill sets to manage.
They practise a disciplined hands-on investment management approach i.e.
functioning together with the entrepreneurs and management of the investee
companies in achieving the end and yet not stifling the growth of the relationship,
always a delicate balance. They strongly believe that value can only be created or
added if comprehensive understanding and appreciation of the business is