In the new normal, the world is even more highly attuned to purpose and sustainability. Entities lauded for doing good and taking care of people are winning. Sustainability is proving to be an enduring investment criterion.
Beaver Lake Capital has two areas of business. Firstly, it is an advisory services firm that provides strategic consulting to C-suites on matters related to sustainability and innovation. Secondly, the company is raising an Emerging Asia ESG special purpose vehicle (SPV) and/or fund that invests in well-run, scalable social enterprises aiming to provide both market returns and measurable impact against sustainability metrics, with preventative health as its core focus.
Health is the #1 concern for Asians and ripe with innovation
Financial Inclusion will be
driven by Fintechs and Social Enterprises
PhotoVoltaic’sfalling prices allow for village-based access to power
Business models that promote gender equality are in high demand
Meatless foods, central kitchens, and supplements and even insects are making inroads to feed people at less than $0.30 per meal
Sustainability-based SEs are protecting the rainforests and communities
The sole Managing Partner is an experienced global executive who has grown businesses, large and small. Previously a Chief Innovation Officer and a M&A investor, Zia is a high-profile, full-spectrum leader with a Stanford and MIT pedigree. Plans are to assemble a small team with two deputies, one associate, and one analyst.
The Fund will be located in Singapore.
Millenials demanding it
Brand/Customers seeking it
Climate Crisis compelling it
Worker Safety / Inequality forcing it
Less Downside justifying it
Talent: The region needs stewardship and actionable advice from experienced operator investors with strong networks and relationships. Investors need listening posts needed in one of the most vibrant and diverse places on Earth.
Timing is right: Valuations are depressed, and value deals can be secured in private equity class
Growth: Many Corporates in the are seeking increased exposure to growth markets: ASEAN alone is home to one billion consumers. Adding Greater China + South Asia + Middle East and Africa, the region represents much of the world’s growth and benefits from demographic dividend. Rebound tends to be accentuated in high-growth, future-oriented populations
Discontinuities create Opportunity: Health models already being reimagined to be preventative, tele-, and affordable. Innovative financial services spawning new industries and enabling super-app ecosystems.
PR: Corporates recognize need to manage PR around Green issues, ESG ahead of the curve
“ESG Investments frequently perform better than the wider market and are less volatile over the long term.”
–Nigel Green, CEO deVere
Zia Zaman is usually engaged for a short duration project either on a retainer basis or for a specific transformation, M&A, investment, or innovation project. Often, C-suites and Boards have enlisted Zia to deliver a leadership development discussion to future-proof companies and leaders. Should you be an interesting investment candidate in preventative health, feel free to reach out with a business plan to firstname.lastname@example.org
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