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Josephine Price

Co Founder and Managing Director at Anthem Asia Limited


Anthem Asia’s managing director Josephine Price has focused on emerging Asian markets during a three-decade career that has spanned law, corporate finance and private equity.

Ms. Price co-founded the private equity business of CLSA, an Asian investment banking group, and led its pan-Asian private equity mid-market platform for 13 years. She previously worked with Nat West Markets in corporate finance.

Ms. Price has led and worked at a senior level on investment transactions in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Taiwan and more recently Myanmar. Her sectoral experience includes fast-moving consumer goods, food & beverage, services and light industry. Ms. Price has led fund raising in both public and private markets, negotiated and operated joint ventures, made and exited from private equity investment. In addition, she has extensive involvement in mergers and acquisitions on both the buy and sell sides; corporate restructurings and reorganizations, work outs, due diligence and advising on and implementing corporate growth strategies.

Ms. Price has served as an executive and non-executive director of private and public company boards. She has advised and managed private equity funds and advised family offices as well as local and multinational companies. She sits on the investment committee of a Vietnam fund and a regional impact investment fund.

Ms. Price trained and practiced as a lawyer. She is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and of Hong Kong. She is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a founding member of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association. She is a trustee of Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong, and chairs its investment committee. She is a director of Village People Project, a Chinese-based social enterprise.

In 2013, Ms Price was a member of the first cohort in Asia to be awarded The Financial Times Non-Executive Directors Diploma.