Bert Kwan

Managing Partner

Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong

Bert Kwan is the Managing Partner of BDA Capital Partners. He has 20 years of private equity investment experience.  Prior to establishing BDA Capital Partners, Bert Kwan was a Managing Director at Northstar Group, where he led the firm’s investments in, Topica, and UpGen. 

He also spent six years as the Managing Director & Head of ASEAN at Standard Chartered Private Equity, where he spearheaded the firm’s entry into Vietnam by leading investments in Golden Gate Group, M-Service, NKid and Loc Troi Group.  In addition, he also led a number of private equity transactions in Southeast Asia and China, including in New China Life, Infastech, Phoon Huat and Interplex.

Earlier in his career, Bert spent a decade with Lehman Brothers Private Equity in New York, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong, where he originated and executed investments across Asia and the United States.

Bert graduated with a JD from Yale Law School and an AB in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.