Welcome to Asia Alternatives Belgium

Asia Alternatives Belgium SPRL provides investors with a solution to the challenge of capturing the compelling opportunity for private equity investing in Asia. The Firm offers investment programs that identify private equity fund managers across the dynamic and growing markets of Asia, targeting private equity fund managers primarily in Greater China (Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong), Japan, Korea, South East Asia, and India.

With its research, investment and client service infrastructure solely dedicated to Asia private equity fund investments, Asia Alternatives seeks to be the "partner of choice" for global institutional investors who desire to participate in the diverse and fast growing Asian alternative investment markets.


Directors of Asia Alternatives Belgium SPRL


William D. LaFayette

Mr. LaFayette is a director of Asia Alternatives Belgium SPRL

William D. LaFayette is a Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Asia Alternatives. He leads Asia Alternatives' San Francisco office, which serves as the base for investor services, marketing and corporate financial management. Mr. LaFayette has primary responsibility for financial, tax and fund reporting, as well as investor relations assistance. Mr. LaFayette is on the Firm's Investment Committee and leads the operational, accounting and tax due diligence for all investments.

Mr. LaFayette has over 15 years of private equity experience. Prior to joining Asia Alternatives, Mr. LaFayette founded a private equity and venture capital consulting firm which provided financial and tax advice to private equity and venture capital firms.

Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. LaFayette was a Senior Tax Manager in the private equity/venture capital group with Deloitte and Touche LLP in San Francisco, and was Director of Finance for Hellman & Friedman LLC ("H&F"), a San Francisco-based private equity firm. While at H&F, Mr. LaFayette oversaw the financial and tax reporting functions. Mr. LaFayette began his career in 1996 with Arthur Andersen LLP where he was a Tax Manager in the private equity and venture capital group.

Mr. LaFayette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a California Certified Public Accountant.


Joel Ludvigsen

Mr. Ludvigsen is a director of Asia Alternatives Belgium SPRL

Mr. Ludvigsen has been based in Belgium since 2001. He has been working with Asia Alternatives Belgium since 2007.

In addition to his director role at Asia Alternatives Belgium, Mr. Ludvigsen is an active investor and serves on the board of directors of MT-C (nodeum.io) and Peep (peepapp.io). Prior experience includes leadership roles at KPMG, Bain and Company, uBid.com, SWIFT, and Skultuna Induflex.

Mr. Ludvigsen earned an MBA at Harvard Business School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

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