Leopard Capital hires Richard Intrator as Managing Partner and CIO for Cambodia

Leopard Capital - Press Release | September 03, 2012

Mr. Richard Intrator has joined Leopard Capital Cambodia Ltd as Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer. Leopard Capital Cambodia Ltd. manages Cambodia’s first investment fund, the US$ 34 million Leopard Cambodia Fund which was launched in 2008. Mr. Intrator will be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Mr. Intrator has a long and distinguished career in finance, private equity, management consulting, and operations. Prior to joining Leopard Capital he was the Executive in Residence at Stamford International University (Thailand). Mr. Intrator earlier held senior roles with IMAX, Petry Media (a portfolio company of Patriarch Partners), PaineWebber, Kidder, Peabody, & Co., and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. His past Board memberships include The Lighthouse International (Vice Chairman), Juniper Content Corp., and Golden Books Family Entertainment. Mr. Intrator is a Certified Public Accountant, and has a B.S. from the Wharton School and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

“As the Leopard Cambodia Fund moves into its portfolio management phase, Richard’s long experience in operational management and strategic consulting makes him an invaluable addition to our team” said Douglas Clayton, founder and CEO of Leopard Capital Group.

“This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic group that has made its mark as a pioneer in frontier market investing. I am excited about the investment opportunities that Cambodia holds, and the market leadership position that Leopard Capital has gained”, commented Richard Intrator.
Mr. Intrator’s predecessor as Leopard Capital Cambodia Ltd.’s CIO, Scott Lewis, resigned to become the Head of Corporate Finance at Oryx Petroleum in Geneva, Switzerland, but remains a Consultant Partner of Leopard Capital LP.

About Leopard Capital L.P.
Leopard Capital L.P. manages private equity and public equity investment funds in frontier markets. The Group was founded in 2007 by Douglas Clayton as a partnership of financial professionals with decades of investment experience in frontier and emerging economies. Leopard Capital is domiciled in the Cayman Islands and has offices in Hong Kong, Cambodia, Laos, and Haiti, and is establishing presences in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

In 2008 Leopard Capital launched the Leopard Cambodia Fund as Cambodia’s first private equity fund. The Fund has since made 14 investments in the following sectors: banking (Acleda Bank via ASA Plc), microfinance (IPR), hydropower (EDL Generation Co.), electricity
transmission (Greenside Holdings), telecommunications (CamGSM), beer production (Kingdom Breweries, Tropical Beverage), water production (Kulara, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority), and seafood processing (Chenla Seafood). The Fund has achieved three exits: CamGSM, EDL Generation, and Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority.

In addition to Leopard Cambodia Fund, Leopard Capital manages the first private equity fund in Haiti, the Leopard Haiti Fund, which completed its first closing of US$ 20 million in July 2012 with backing from the International Finance Corp (IFC), Inter-American Development Bank’s Multi-lateral Investment Fund, and Netherlands Development Finance (FMO). Leopard Capital also manages Leopard Asia Frontier Fund, which invests in public equities in 12 Asian frontier markets.

For more information please contact:

Douglas Clayton
Chief Executive Officer
Leopard Capital

Richard Intrator
Chief Investment Officer
Leopard Capital Cambodia Ltd.

1 comment:

  1. It's great to see Richard Intrator join this great pioneering company... Exciting times ahead as the region develops.