Mr. Teo is advising on the firm’s business development efforts in Asia as well as the operation’s activities for OpenGate’s portfolio companies within the region.
Mr. Teo has extensive experience in operations, M&A, and business development and is currently a Managing Partner at T3each Global Ventures LLP, a family-office in Singapore that focuses on both impact investing and funding innovations through health and educational platforms.
Prior to T3each, Mr. Teo was Co-head of Platinum Equity’s Singapore office, where he led the firm’s efforts to establish a presence in Asia from 2013-2017. Mr. Teo has also served as the CEO of Acument Global Technologies, where he orchestrated a successful exit in 2013 to Stanley Black & Decker. Mr Teo was also President of the SEF Global Industrial Group where he successfully integrated Infastech and Emhart Technology at Stanley Engineered Fastening. In 2010, Mr. Teo was instrumental in the sale of two divisions of Acument Global Technology, Avdel and Global Electronics & Commercial to CVC Asia Pacific and Standard Chartered Private Equity Limited. From 2000-2006, Mr. Teo served as the President of Textron Fastening Systems Asia Pacific and successfully grew the Asian division of Textron Fastening Systems, which led to the sale of this division renamed, Acument Global Systems, to Platinum Equity in 2006.
Mr. Teo earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.