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Manjia Guan
Senior Director, Head of Primaries, Asia at Capital Dynamics

Profile

Manjia Guan is a Senior Director and Head of Primaries Asia at Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets investments with over USD 16 billion of AUM. She started private equity investing in 2005 with Capital Dynamics’ European investment team and later in 2008 transitioned to Hong Kong, where she has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s business in Asia. She leads the Primaries team in Hong Kong and Tokyo, helping the firm with commitments to several dozen of funds across mid-market buyout, growth and venture space in Asia. She also serves on the firm’s Primaries Committee and is deeply involved in Co-investments and Secondaries transactions in the region. Earlier in her career, she worked at the Agricultural Bank of China carrying out corporate banking projects for institutional clients. Manjia holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Jinan University, China and a master's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham, UK. She also holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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