Alphavita Capital was founded by Anne Kim, who has more than 12 years of experience in investments, capital markets transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate strategy in the global and Asian healthcare sector. Her expertise lies in identifying and executing investment and partnership transactions, and driving value creation strategies at the board and operational levels.
Prior to founding Alphavita Capital, Anne was Investment Director and Head of Healthcare at Heritas Capital Management, an investment management subsidiary of IMC Pan Asia Alliance, a privately owned industrials conglomerate. Anne led the deployment of Heritas Capital’s inaugural US$100 million healthcare private equity fund, which focused on growth opportunities across Asia. Landmark investments include a significant minority investment and call option in Q&M Dental Group, the largest dental chain in Asia that is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, and a controlling majority investment in Timberland Medical Center, a specialist hospital in Kuching, East Malaysia.
Anne started her career with UBS Healthcare Investment Research on Wall Street, New York City, covering the medical technology sector. She then joined J.P. Morgan’s Investment Banking team in San Francisco, executing mergers & acquisitions transactions and IPOs in the healthcare sector. Anne then moved to the buy-side as a venture capital investor in biotechnology and medical devices with Investor Growth Capital in New York and Hong Kong.
Anne moved back to Singapore in 2011 and led investment banking transactions in the healthcare sector with Religare Capital Markets, most notably advising on the sale of RadLink Diagnostics Imaging to Fortis Hospital Group. She was then part of the founding team at Quadria Capital, a US$300 million pan-Asian healthcare private equity fund focused on South and Southeast Asia. At Quadria Capital, she spearheaded the fund’s operational set up and put in place the fund’s impact strategy culminating in the fund receiving a top 10% ranking with GIIRS Impact Assessment Ratings.
Anne currently serves as a Board Member of non-profit organization Tsao Foundation, where she helps to advocate innovations in community based eldercare, training and education, and policy relevant research.
Anne spent her childhood growing up in Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore. She graduated cum laude with dual degrees in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School. Anne is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Executive Program For Leadership Development.
Anne is passionate about the sharing of knowledge and mentoring the next generation of young leaders. She is a frequent contributor and speaker at various international healthcare and investment forums as well as with leading education institutions in Singapore including Insead’s Private Equity Club and her alma mater Raffles Girls’ School.