Vermilion: an independent investment boutique

We are an independent investment boutique specializing in equity direct-investment, fund raising, and restructuring. Led by a group of seasoned professionals focusing on our own investments, we also offer unrivalled insights which are available to our clients as independent and innovative solutions.

Managing Partners 

Peter Lai

Peter began in advertising and has worked at senior positions in the world s leading communications groups. In the past 20 years he has led the development of a series of ground-breaking media ventures, including the first foreign-funded outdoor media network, the first airport LED TV platform and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” in China.Subsequent to this he was named the CEO of GMI (part of Far East Holdings) to manage its TMT portfolio, and after this was with Guangzhou City TV to oversee its business and corporate development. He is a pioneer in branded entertainment with solid ties to leading industry players in the media and entertainment communities both locally and overseas.

Cherry Lim

Cherry has extensive experience in finance, technology, telecommunications and manufacturing in China and South-East Asia. She was previously CEO of Tsing-Tech Innovations, a Hong Kong based venture and incubation fund. In the 1990s she was with Singtel in Singapore, and after that with Deutsche Telekom Asia and eGlobe in Hong Kong. She has also  served on the board of numerous start-ups and investee companies in clean-tech and TMT. She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of South Florida, a MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a PC in Chinese Civil & Commercial Law from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Richard Clarke

Richard has diverse experience in finance, technology and telecommunications in Greater China and Asia-Pacific. Focusing on emerging TMT (telecoms, media and technology) projects, pre-IPO structuring and distressed situations, he is also currently co-founder of a FinTech start-up in Hong Kong. He was previously co-founder of a game development studio and game publishing companies in China, and Director of the group’s listed parent. He has previously served as an officer and director of several start-up and development-stage IT and telecoms companies in Hong Kong, China and the Asia-Pacific region. He holds a B.A. (Hon) from the University of British Columbia.

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