Paul Asel

Partner at NGP Capital
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Paul is co-founder and Managing Partner of NGP Capital, a global venture firm with $1.2 billion assets under management and offices in Europe, China and the United States. NGP Capital has consistently delivered superior investment returns and has been an early investor in twelve companies that were subsequently valued exceeding $1 billion. NGP Capital is a recognized industry leader and was named the Fund of the Year among over 2000 firms by Global Corporate Venturing in 2016.

Paul has a successful investment track record over 25 years. He has realized over 20 successful exits, including 5 IPOs and four exits exceeding $1 billion of which UCWeb and Ganji are two of the largest technology acquisitions in China. His investment in Ganji and subsequent sale for $3.6 billion received recognition as Deal of the Year in 2016. Other notable exits include KongZhong (KZ: NASDAQ), Gridsum (GSUM: NASDAQ), KPIT Technologies (KPITTECH.NS), DQ Entertainment (DQEN.BO), Morpho (IPO Japan), Madhouse (Blue Focus Group), Whistle (Mars Petcare), CityMaps (TripAdvisor), Intermedia (Madison Dearborn Partners) and Xnor (Apple). Current investments include Workfusion, Lime, Fetchr, Juvo, Next Trucking, Scoop, Zoomcar and Zum. Paul has completed acquisitions and IPOs valued cumulatively at over $25 billion.

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