Teresa Yen, Managing Partner, Radiant Capital
Ms Yen is a Managing Partner of Radiant Capital, a Northeast Asia focused private equity investment management group targeting complex, value-driven opportunities in the region. At Radiant, Ms. Yen co-led the historic acquisition of Nan Ho Industrial, a major south Taiwan real estate and asset holding company with more than 100 years of history, including sourcing, negotiation and structuring of the complex cross-border share purchase. Ms. Yen currently acts as Board Director at Nan Ho Industrial and its subsidiaries.
Ms. Yen led the development of Taiwan’s one-of-a-kind “South Park Solar City” project, a solar-powered themed, master-planned 100-hectare residential community development located beside the Tainan Science and Technology Park, one of the three Taiwan Central Government sponsored science and technology parks. The successful South Park project encompassed complex aspects of public-private investment, community design, infrastructure development and integration of renewable energy generation.
Previously Ms Yen was a Managing Director for Cerberus, a major US Private Equity fund with US$25 billion under management, for 12 years where she was responsible for advising the Cerberus group on all of its investments in the Greater China region, including PRC, Hong Kong and Taiwan. At Cerberus Ms. Yen led private equity investments of roughly US$1 billion of invested capital focusing on financial services and capital intensive manufacturing industries as well as real estate (various real estate related asset classes including hard assets, mezzanine financing, NPLs).
Ms Yen is an Independent Non-Executive Director and member of audit, nomination committees for Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings (HK:551), the largest branded athletic and casual footwear manufacturer in the world. She was a Non-Executive Director (from 2005 to 2014) and a member of the Investment Committee of HKC Holdings (HK:190), a Hong Kong listed real estate developer and alternative energy developer (through its affiliates listed companies by HK:987) with focus in PRC.
Ms. Yen is fluent in English, Japanese and Mandarin. She received her undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley and her M.B.A. from University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.