Mr. Cheng joined 57 Stars in 2009, and is involved in identifying and monitoring investments in Asia, in addition to leading the firm’s subsidiary in Singapore1.
Prior to joining 57 Stars, Mr. Cheng was an Investment Manager with Allianz Private Equity Partners (APEP), a 100% indirect subsidiary of Allianz SE and a leading private equity fund-of- funds manager. In that role, he was one of the team members who started APEP’s Asia office in Singapore and was responsible for APEP’s private equity fund investments in Asia. Prior to APEP, he worked for Neptune Orient Lines, a Singapore-headquartered global transportation and logistics company, first as a feeder operations executive in charge of South Asia network operations and later as a strategic planning manager overseeing Corporate Strategic Planning and M&A activities.
Mr. Cheng holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University in Japan and an MBA from INSEAD in France. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese.