Eu Yan Sang

Eu Yan Sang is a leading consumer healthcare brand in Asia, specialising in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Founded in 1879, it is a trusted household name and has dominant market positions in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. The company was delisted from the Singapore Exchange on 7 October 2016.

"We chose to partner with Tower Capital Asia due to its belief in the long-term value of our brand and strong alignment with our values of integrity, empathy, and care for people."

"Tower Capital Asia is more than a private equity fund. Beyond capital investment, they have been very involved post-investment and are committed to institutionalising our founding vision, values, and principles."

Richard Eu
Chairman, Eu Yan Sang
Poh Tiong Choon

Poh Tiong Choon Logistics (PTCL) is Singapore’s oldest and largest home-grown integrated (3PL) logistics company. Founded in 1950, it enjoys a market leading position in Singapore in the transportation and bulk cargo space.

Tower Capital Asia partnered with the Poh family to privatise the company. PTCL was delisted from the Singapore Exchange on 4 January 2018.

"Tower Capital Asia has been an invaluable partner. Their well thought-out investment structure and deep market expertise and network enabled the launch of our General Offer within one month."

"They are highly supportive of management and a great help in the realisation of our value creation plans."

Poh Khim Hong
CEO, Poh Tiong Choon Logistics
I Can Read

Headquartered in Singapore, I Can Read is the market leader in English language enrichment. It caters to pre-school and primary school children, serving more than 20,000 students across Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

In 2019, Tower Capital Asia backed management to acquire the company in a management buyout (MBO).

"Tower Capital Asia is a cut above the rest. Their execution capabilities, excellent network, together with a well thought-out investment structure, enabled the completion of our management buy-out within a short time frame."

"The Management and Tower Capital Asia are aligned in implementing value creation strategies coupled with good corporate governance and we believe that this will result in sustainable business growth and improved valuation for our Company."

Chan Huang Yee
Executive Director, I Can Read
Indigo Education Group

Indigo Education Group is a premier tuition provider renowned for its unique pedagogy and robust curriculum, which have helped many students in Singapore maximise their learning potential and gain admissions to leading universities worldwide.

In 2019, Tower Capital Asia acquired a majority stake in the group, partnering the founder Samuel Lim.

“We decided to partner with Tower Capital Asia because of their unparalleled passion, drive and determination to create value for their partners and customers.”

“This partnership with Tower Capital Asia will help Indigo reach another peak of excellence, thus scaling greater heights. Go Further!”

Samuel Lim
Group Principal, Indigo Education Group

Created in early 2021, Ectivate is an education platform company that invests into and aggregates vertical-leading education companies from around Southeast Asia under one umbrella, delivering economies of scale and unifying best practices. The company aspires to be a leading provider of education services with an international footprint, serving learners of all ages across their entire learning journey.

To-date, Ectivate, whose brands include I Can Read and Indigo, has positively touched the lives of 320,000 students from across 15 international markets.

"Ectivate is a groundbreaking concept created and led by Tower Capital Asia. With the backing of the firm's team and investors, we envisage Ectivate becoming one of the leading education service providers to be founded out of Southeast Asia. We invest in and work closely with our trusted education partners, creating opportunities for value creation and forging new pathways to deliver positive impact to the lives of their students, teachers and staff."

Tan Aik Ping
Chairman, Ectivate
Boardroom Limited

Founded in 1968, BoardRoom is Asia Pacific’s leading corporate services company, providing a clientele comprising multinationals, public listed firms and privately-owned enterprises expertise in corporate secretarial, governance, employee and shareholder management services.

In 2021, Tower Capital Asia led a consortium of investors to buy out majority shareholders.

"The exit of our long-time majority investor left very large shoes to be filled, and was a matter the company deliberated upon at length. We wanted a new investor who provided not merely capital, but is also aligned with us in terms of our vision for the future. We have heard much about Tower Capital Asia's investment philosophy, and are glad to have them join the BoardRoom family as we embark on our next stage of growth."

Kim Teo
CEO, BoardRoom Limited