Dar Chen is Managing Director of Baring Private Equity. Since joining, Mr. Chen has overseen the due diligence of various investment opportunities in Taiwan, China and Korea and has been active in post investment portfolio value added initiatives. He was previously an Assistant Director with Prudential Asset Management Asia where he oversaw $200 million of equity investments in companies primarily located in Korea.
Before that, Mr. Chen spent over 10 years with Bank of America’s project finance, PRC office, credit risk management, and financial institutions group in San Francisco and Hong Kong, where he executed a wide range of advisory and debt transactions.
Mr. Chen holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Chen was born in Taiwan and is fluent in English and Mandarin.