Novum Ventures Partners

About Us

Novum Ventures Partners is a SC registered Private Equity Management Company based in Malaysia.

 

Our aim is to maximize returns for our Investors by leveraging our experience, expertise and network.  

We are focused on creating value by providing financial and intellectual capital to our portfolio companies.

Get in touch to find out more about us.

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Experience

Novum Ventures Partners is founded on experience in both business operations and private equity investments. Our Partners have a combined experience of more than 50 years, having provided exits of above 20% IRR.

Our investments are based on thorough research, analysis, planning and due diligence, ensuring the success of each investment.

 

Our Partners have managed a global portfolio value of above RM600.0 million. We are established and well known in the private equity and venture capital circles in the region.

Our Approach

Our approach is fundamentally grounded on forward looking insights with a highly disciplined investment process.

We identify opportunities based on long term trends/ megatrends that will have a profound economic and social impact. Within these megatrends, we develop insights on investable sectors that will generate sustainable long term growth and returns, regardless of economic cycles. We adopt a rigorous and systematic investment process in evaluating investment opportunities to ensure each investee is able to deliver sustainable returns to our Investors.

Novum Ventures Partners’ flexibility provides an opportunistic edge whilst preserving the key tenets of our philosophy - diversification, high returns and sustainability.

 

Our Team

Ng Mun Hon

Managing Director

Mr. Ng brings more than 19 years of investment experience of which 12 years are in direct investments in private markets with a focus on venture and growth companies.

 

Prior to Novum, Mr. Ng served as Vice President, Strategic Investments at Malaysia’s National Innovation Agency focusing on investing in innovative companies globally.  His portfolio includes investments in Semiconductor, Software (Digital), Healthcare and Manufacturing.

 

Between 2008 and 2012, Mr. Ng was attached to Malaysia Venture Capital Management (Mavcap), the largest Venture Capital firm in Malaysia with AUM of RM1.2 billion.  His focus was growth and pre-IPO investments. During his tenure at Mavcap, he pioneered the first Greentech investments which returned more than 20% IRR.

 

Mr. Ng was an investment banker/ corporate finance professional between 2001 and 2008, with stints at Public Investment Bank and TA Securities.

 

Mr. Ng received a B.Sc. (Honours) Economics & Finance from University of Southampton, UK.

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Azrin Ajib

Director

En. Azrin brings more than 16 years experience in business management and accounting. 

 

En. Azrin started his accounting career with Deloitte before joining the UK National Audit Office.

 

As an entrepreneur, En. Azrin founded two companies - Malaysia's first automated halal poultry abattoir and a social media listening and analytics software company.

 

Prior to Novum, Azrin served as Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Business Development at the Halal Industry Development Corporation, an initiative by the Malaysian Government to develop Malaysia’s Halal ecosystem and infrastructure.

 

En. Azrin received a B.Sc. Accounts & Finance from University of Southampton.

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Contact

Suite 2, No. 8B, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad

Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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