Kyle Shaw, WG'87
Managing Director
Shaw Kwei & Partners
Hong Kong

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Kyle is the founder and managing director of Shaw Kwei & Partners, a private equity fund manager based in Hong Kong specializing in investments in the Greater China region of China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.  Shaw Kwei & Partners invests as a principal in well-managed, medium-sized businesses in both the consumer and manufacturing industries.  Since 1999 Shaw Kwei & Partners has invested in a variety of investments across Greater China, including electronic manufacturing services, auto parts, consumer services, health care, construction materials, media, and logistics management. 

Kyle has been managing Asian investments since 1989 when he was transferred from Security Pacific National Bank’s merchant bank in New York to Hong Kong and founded its Asian private equity business.  In 1993 he joined the Tudor Group to open a Shanghai office for managing proprietary investments.  Kyle has served as a director of several Asian companies including Beyonics Technology (Singapore), Zhenzhong Auto Components Ltd. (China), Flextronics International (Singapore), Fangda Group Co. (China), SNP Leefung Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong), Suga International (Hong Kong), and China Vanguard Group (Hong Kong).  He was president of the Wharton Club of Hong Kong from 2006-2008 and now continues to be a director.

Kyle received an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1987, a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia in 1983, and studied Mandarin Chinese at Taiwan’s National Normal University in 1985.  He has lived in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Taiwan for more than 25 years.

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