Fintech Investment Firm Picks Singapore for Global Headquarters

Privately held investment firm Senjō Group, has unveiled its new global headquarters in Singapore and appointed a new Chief Operating Officer and Head of Ventures.

Showing its commitment to the city-state and the Southeast Asian region, the financial technology investor has leased the entire 56th floor of One Raffles Place in Singapore’s Central Business District, the firm said in a statement.

Senjō invests in both start-ups and established companies that are profitable and scalable, as well as partnering with companies who are looking to benefit from its global footprint, financial support and operational expertise. Senjō aims to increase its portfolio significantly over the coming years.

Now officially headquartered in Singapore, Senjō has a network of regional offices in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Luxembourg and the UK, and operations in most major markets across Asia, Europe, North America and Africa.

Senior Appointments 

The group has also appointed Gavin Lock as its new Chief Operating Officer and Sam Evans as its Vice President of Business Development and Head of Ventures.

Lock has had over 20 years of global experience working in both technology and communications sectors, and he has held primarily executive roles in strategy, M&A and management consulting. He joins from Accenture, where he was Senior Manager, Principal of Strategy Consulting.

Evans brings over 30 years of experience from the financial technology and payments industries, where he has held positions in business development, sales and general management, with familiar names such as Unilever, First Data and Sun Microsystems.

 

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