Benjamin is the co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Alta. Alta (previously known as Fundnel) is the largest licensed digital marketplace for alternative investments in Southeast Asia backed by Nomura Holdings (Japan), Philips Securities and Binance Asia. Benjamin leads Alta’s Private Equity and Investments businesses and is responsible for developing the company’s Private Capital Markets and Fund Management capabilities. Benjamin spearheaded Alta’s expansion into Indonesia in 2015 and oversees strategy formulation for regional expansion. Under his leadership, Alta has achieved over USD22 billion in mandated transactions and raised over USD 600 million for private companies and funds to-date. Alta has also since expanded its footprint out of Singapore to Malaysia, Indonesia, and India. In 2022, Alta was named as the Most Innovative Alternative Asset Offering in Singapore; in 2021, Alta was recognised by Financial Times as the 107th fastest growing company in Asia Pacific, Fintech of the Year by The Asset, and 21st fastest growing company in Singapore by The Straits Times. Benjamin was also integral in Alta’s acquisition of Hg Exchange, Asia’s first member-driven licensed private exchange to support the issuance and trading of both digital and non-digital capital market products, licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Today, the digital exchange operates as Alta’s exchange business, supporting tokenisation and digital custody of alternative assets as an integrated and end-to-end solution. Benjamin served as Independent Non-Executive Director of several listed companies locally and abroad, including Shengye Capital, a specialised enterprise financial services provider in the People‘s Republic of China listed on the Hong Kong Exchange, as well as Y Ventures Group, a data-driven e-commerce company listed on the Singapore Exchange.Benjamin also served as Non-Executive Director of Anthill Capital Pte Ltd, a regional investment and incubation platform, Benjamin’s diverse career has spanned financial services, corporate finance and financial technology across various business levels. Prior to co-founding Alta, Benjamin was with Temasek Holding’s Oil & Gas investment arm, Pavilion Energy, CVCI Private Equity, and Citibank.
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