Emilia Teo is the Managing Director of TE Capital Partners Pte Ltd, where she oversees the real estate private equity firm’s investment strategy and asset management activities across its key geographies including Singapore, Japan, and Australia.
In 2019, Emilia co-founded TE Capital Partners, an investment and asset management firm focused on investing capital alongside like-minded investment partners across Asia Pacific real estate markets. TE Capital Partner’s latest deal is a joint venture acquisition with LaSalle Investment Management for the development of a Grade A office building in Singapore’s central business district in a significant investment transaction in the city this year.
Prior to founding TE Capital Partners, Emilia spearheaded the family-owned developer Tong Eng Group’s expansion into overseas markets outside of Singapore and to date she has been involved in transactions worth over SGD $2 billion. Emilia has also held corporate roles at Citigroup and ABN Amro. She obtained her BSc from National University of Singapore and later, an MBA from Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW Business School in 2011.Founded in 2019, TE Capital Partners is a Singapore headquartered real estate investment manager. Sponsored by family members of Singapore-based real estate developer Tong Eng Group, TE Capital Partners offers and manages a comprehensive range of investment products on behalf of public listed corporations, securities companies, and family offices across the region. As of Q3 2022, TE Capital Partners and its subsidiaries manage more than c. S$3 billion in assets under management in commercial office and residential assets across Singapore, Japan, Australia, and the United States, via a range of investment vehicles, such as joint ventures, separate accounts, and closed-end funds.
We pursue investment strategies in direct real estate investment in Asia Pacific, with a focus on gateway cities. Our two main strategies are executed via (1) TE Asia Opportunities Series, which focuses on value-add and opportunistic mandates in Singapore, Australia, and Japan as key markets, and (2) TE Income Partners Series, which focuses on providing stable income and capital preservation for our investors. With localized asset management teams and operational and development expertise integrated into our platform, we seek to create value and generate superior returns through disciplined underwriting and active investment management.
TE Capital Partners has offices in Singapore and Australia, and is a major shareholder in Tokyo Trust Capital, a Japan based real estate asset management company specializing in investment opportunities in Japan and abroad.
We implement global best practices across all geographies we operate in, and are committed to do business in an ethical manner which yields long-term, sustainable benefits for all our stakeholders.
For more information, please visit www.tecapitalasia.com and LinkedIn.