Jack Hennessy

Managing Director, Baring Private Equity Asia, Singapore

Jack Hennessy

Mr. Hennessy is a Managing Director at Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA), an Asia focused private equity fund with over US$21 billion in fee paying assets under management. He brings over 25 years of experience in the private equity industry and is based in BPEA’s Singapore office where he is involved in originating, monitoring and exiting BPEA’s investments. Mr. Hennessy focuses on investing in the for-profit education (K12 schools and vocational /undergraduate / postgraduate colleges), business & information services and healthcare sectors.

He serves as a member of BPEA’s Investment Committee and Portfolio Management Committee, and as Chairman of BPEA’s Exit and Liquidity Committee.

Mr. Hennessy was an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD from 2006 to 2008 where he taught the Leveraged Buyout (LBO) course. He received an MBA from INSEAD and Bachelor Degrees in both Engineering (with Honours) and Science from Monash University in Australia.

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