Leopard Taps De Vries to Head Asian Marketing

May 10 2012 | 7:24am ET

Cayman-domiciled Leopard Capital has hired Peter de Vries to establish a marketing team in Asia.

De Vries joins Leopard as executive director and senior relationship manager as the company prepares to launch several new funds this year.

De Vries comes to Leopard from Upbest Financial Services where he raised funds for joint venture real estate projects, primarily retail and residential investment and development projects in Macau. Prior this, he worked at Merrill Lynch and several other American financial services firms.

“Peter de Vries brings over a decade of professional experience in finance to our team and will play an integral role for Leopard as we expand our global operations, product range and AUM,” said Douglas Clayton, founder and CEO of Leopard Capital.

Founded in 2007 Leopard Capital manages private equity and public equity investment funds in frontier markets including Cambodia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and Vietnam.

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