Founded in 1997, Baring Private Equity Asia is a private alternative investment firm based in HongKong, Asia. The firm manages a private equity investment program, sponsoring buyouts and providing growth capital to companies for expansion or acquisitions with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region, as well as investing in companies globally that can benefit from further expansion into the Asia Pacific region. The firm also manages dedicated funds focused on private real estate and private credit. The firm has a 23-year history and 180+ employees located across offices in Hong Kong, China, India, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and the US. It currently has over 41 portfolio companies active in Asia with a total of 246,000 employees and sales of approximately US$41 billion.