"We build businesses that build us."
At Formosa Liberty, everything we do is driven by this guiding principle. Our vision is to partner entrepreneurs to grow their business within and beyond their dreams - in the right direction, with the right strategies. With our entrepreneurial finance expertise, business strategies and corporate governance, we are capable of creating true and immerse value to our investee companies.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
An overview of how we approach each new project.
Working with Formosa Liberty means entering into a long term partnership where individual entrepreneur’s vision and leadership for his or her own company is highly respected. We strongly encourage innovation, creativity, and diverse opinions. As your trusted partner, we offer our clients with tailored support, putting our experiences and knowledge to cater to the unique challenges and opportunities of the different companies.
Teamwork is the key to how we run our company. We know from experience that we can achieve much more collectively than any of us could individually.
We regard having integrity as a minimum benchmark in everything we do and with everyone we meet. Our reputation is paramount to us. “We say what we mean and we do what we say.?
We accept accountability for our actions and decisions. We deliver our commitments to our stakeholders and our partners, as a team.
We are always questioning, creating new ideas, offering new approaches, and never resting on our laurels. We are self-starters with a willingness to take risks and find creative solutions to our stakeholders’ needs.
We are focused on giving our shareholders maximum returns, while creating lasting value for our entrepreneurial companies. In realising our strategy, we explore direct investment opportunities to acquire a significant stake in a company at various stages of development, from seed capital through late stage growth equity and growth buyouts. Once invested, we will work together with our investee companies to strengthen their management system and enhance their operations. We encourage our entrepreneurs to decide what their unique businesses require to succeed and help them realize their vision with personalized, thoughtful and expeditious support.
We employ a diversified approach in our investment focus, are constantly on the lookout for companies with huge potential to achieve significant scale in their industry and with genuine innovation that creates sustainable, profitable businesses. Our investment focus on the following industries in emerging economies:
Prior to joining the firm, our team have accumulated significant operational experience in many industries across various countries. We have founded companies, grown companies, helped companies go public as well as to acquire and merge companies. These invaluable experiences help us understand better what the entrepreneurs are going through in different stages of growth, and shape us to be better partners.
Dr.Easton research interests include long-term contracts, discounting, portfolio construction, asset pricing, asset allocation, infrastructure & project finance, and pension economics. He has wide-ranging experience in the region, including three years as Managing Director of a boutique financial advisory firm in China. He also leads the economic research agenda and serves as the primary spokesperson on macro-economic matters across the Asia-Pacific region.
Prior to joining Formosa Liberty, Mr. Frank spent 19 years with Bank of America in various senior management positions, including Head of Corporate Banking and Senior Credit Officer in Hong Kong, Country Manager in China, and Global Account Officer of the Oil and Gas Division of the New York Corporate Office. Mr. Frank also holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York, and a Master in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics.
Ms Skytar was an investment strategist in a private equity firm in London before joining Formosa Liberty as a Executive Director (Asia-Pacific). She focuses on the Asia-Pacific business, developing investment strategies and products tailored for global companies in the region. She acquired a great deal of experiences from the Securities Division in Australia, where she played a key role in building the secondary loans and illiquids desk, with product bases ranging from investment grade to structured finance, and high-yield credit to distressed debt restructuring. She also worked within the debt capital markets and the acquisition finance desks in Capital Markets Origination.
Our unique partnership approach has delivered significant business benefits to our clients. The key to our success lies in our passion for delivering value to our clients with our myriad of creative solutions to complex business problems.