From pre-deal investment decision making and due diligence, to post-deal portfolio company management, technology is now empowering today's dealmakers to close deals quicker, cheaper at a lower risk.
According to the 2020 Global Private Equity Survey by EY, there is an increasing trend for PE firms to deploy technologies to support the investment process. The report also points to the necessity and relevance of deploying AI in obtaining limited partner commitments, closing investment opportunities and providing value across the organization.
In an era of data overload, how do we make investment decisions and track portfolios in a fast, capital efficient manner, even as we minimize risk? As part of the DealStreetAsia PE-VC Summit 2021, DFIN’s Stephanie Siu, APAC Legal Counsel and Project Manager of eBrevia shared her views on:
- How AI technology can be leveraged in the different stages of a deal: pre-deal to post-acquisition, portfolio management and investor disclosure
- General market trends in the adoption of AI, and drivers of change
- Practical tips on onboarding AI technology
About Stephanie Siu
Stephanie is the APAC Legal Counsel and Project Manager of eBrevia, a DFIN company. She oversees the APAC region, and regularly works with lawyers on integrating the platform into their practice. She is also a lecturer at ULaw and teaches the Legal Ethics and Professional Practice course. Prior to joining eBrevia, she practiced as a corporate lawyer at Reed Smith Richards Butler.