Fengate Asset Management (Fengate) is pleased to announce Lawrence Tjan has recently joined our senior professional team as Director, Value Creation, Private Equity.
Based in our Toronto office, Lawrence is responsible for late-stage execution of new investments, portfolio management and the implementation of value creation initiatives. With operational experience in finance, information systems and post-acquisition integration, he supports Fengate’s portfolio companies in achieving transformational growth and meeting their business goals.
Prior to joining Fengate, Lawrence was a consultant to various venture capital, private equity, and infrastructure investment firms, including Birch Hill Equity Partners and Bastion Infrastructure Group. Before entering the alternative investing space, Lawrence was a Finance Director at Vodafone Group in both Canada and the U.S. where he was involved in financial planning and accounting management, as well as, overseeing Vodafone’s governance team at Vodafone’s U.S. wireless joint venture, Verizon Wireless.
“We are pleased Lawrence has joined the Fengate Private Equity team, bringing his exceptional leadership with driving transformative growth alongside our portfolio companies,” said Justin Catalano, Managing Director and Group Head, Fengate Private Equity. “His deep experience with operational excellence and financial planning is a significant benefit for the management teams we work so closely with, and for our investors.”
“I am excited to have joined the Fengate Private Equity team and to support our commitment to working tirelessly and transparently alongside our portfolio company partners, with a focus on shifting their growth trajectory and accelerating their next phase of enterprise growth,” said Lawrence.
Fengate Private Equity was launched in 2016 to support the needs and aspirations of growth-oriented entrepreneurs. Recent investment partnership news includes a strategic minority investment in GraceMed; eStruxture’s acquisition of the Aptum data centre business; a new partnership with York Group of Companies (now York1) and York1’s subsequent acquisition of MCS Group.