Davian Sim

Managing Director, Investments at August Global Partners
Davian Sim - Managing Director, Investments at August Global Partners


Davian is the MD, Investments of AGP. Prior to this he was the Senior Principal of Investments at EDBI where he was responsible for originating, leading and negotiating investments in areas such as Manufacturing/Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare Services and Technology. Specifically, Davian successfully led several healthcare investment transactions in services and industrial manufacturing such as Dontia Alliance, a pan-Asian specialist focused dental services company; Meiban, an Asian based medtech manufacturer; and Esco Lifesciences, a global medical equipment and devices brand and manufacturer. He also represented EDBI as a board observer in several of its portfolio companies. Before EDBI, he was responsible for strategic investments and divestiture at Aalst-Wilmar, an associate company of Wilmar International focused on industrial chocolate and cocoa and prior to that, focused on growth and buyout transactions at BXR Group, an international private investment group specialised on large ticket investments in infrastructure, real estate and resources and; middle market investments in healthcare and education.

Davian started his investment career at Credence Partners (now known as Altara Ventures), a Southeast Asian small/mid cap focused private equity fund focused on Consumer, Services, Logistics, Manufacturing and Technology. Davian’s overall deal experience ranges widely, from minority stake growth transactions and leveraged buyous, to M&As and joint ventures. Throughout his career, he was also seconded to various portfolio companies to assist with commercial negotiations, operations and strategic business development activities.

Davian began his career at PrimePartners Corporate Finance, a boutique investment banking outfit advising clients on capital market transactions. He is a qualified CPA (Australia) and graduated with a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Sydney and a Bachelor of Commerce from The Australian National University, Canberra.

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