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This is the golden age of private equity in the region. Businesses are actively looking for capital and clearly understand the value that private equity can bring beyond just investment dollars.

Luke Pais

EY Asean M&A and Private Equity Leader

Extensive experience in strategic M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions for buy and sell sides. Licensed to advise on corporate finance by Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Luke is EY Asean M&A and Private Equity Leader and a partner offering corporate finance services in Singapore.

He has led transaction teams on many strategic M&A, venture capital and private equity (PE) transactions, covering deal advisory, due diligence and valuation for the buy and sell sides. Most of these involve listed and private company transactions across Asia.

Luke also focuses across the PE life cycle, helping PE firms to invest in new companies, working with portfolio companies in their inorganic growth ambitions, and helping PE funds to exit.

Luke is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and licensed to advise on corporate finance by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

How Luke is building a better working world

Private equity plays an important role in the capital markets ecosystem and in many ways, can help to foster sustainable businesses, catalyze growth companies and spur job creation. The value I bring in helping PE firms to invest in new companies, working with portfolio companies to realize their inorganic growth ambitions, and helping PE funds to exit, keeps me passionate about what I do every day.

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