EFront, a leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, is pleased to announce a major new client, one of the largest venture capital firms in East Asia.
The firm, SBCVC, will use eFront FrontInvest to automate its entire front to back-office operations to serve both global and local needs.
SBCVC was established in 2000 and is a leading venture capital firm in Asia, with its offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Tianjin and Taipei. The firm focuses on the information technologies, healthcare, cleantech, new materials, consumer, and retail sectors, investing in high-potential companies in the early growth/expansion and pre-IPO stages.
"Our goal was to adopt a solution to support our global operations, enable and streamline our fund portfolio management, and improve our investor communications," commented Kathy Chen, Partner and Chief Financial Officer of SBCVC. "We expect eFront to offer us a complete solution, adapted to our global and Greater China markets, with out-of-the-box best practices and a fast implementation."
SBCVC will be using the eFront end-to-end FrontInvest solution, including the Deal Flow Management, Portfolio Management, Fund Management, Investor Management and Fund Accounting / General Ledger modules.
"eFront has a significant client base among Chinese alternative investment players, making us the preferred vendor among private equity firms in Greater China," said Henry Lin, eFront Sales Director for Greater China. "This is due to our strong local presence, our uninterrupted efforts and investments in China and our understanding of the Chinese market."