TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, has appointed Chris An as a Senior Vice President in the firm’s Hong Kong office. An will focus on investments in companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

“We are very pleased to welcome Chris to TA Associates,” says Edward F Sippel, head of TA Associates Asia Pacific Ltd. and a Managing Director and Co-head of Asia operations for TA Associates. “With his deal sourcing, due diligence, financial modeling and deal structuring experience, we are confident Chris will prove a valuable addition to our team. We will leverage his deep knowledge of the Korean market as we seek investment opportunities in that region and across Asia-Pacific.”

“Since opening our Hong Kong office nearly 10 years ago, TA has become an established presence in the Asian private equity market,” says Brian J Conway, Chairman of TA Associates. “We are delighted to welcome Chris to TA and look forward to his contributions as we seek additional investments in high quality, growing companies in the region.”

Prior to joining TA, An was an Investment Director at CVC Capital Partners. He began his career at The Blackstone Group in Hong Kong. An received a BA, cum laude, from Harvard University.

Source: Private Equity Wire