SETH R. FREEMAN, CIRA, Chairman & CEO
Chairman, EM Capital Management (Hong Kong) Limited
Seth R. Freeman is the CEO and co-founder of EM Capital Management, a global proprietary investor, investment manager and consulting firm specializing in emerging and frontier markets and cross-border restructuring and insolvency. He is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) granted by AIRA with extensive U.S. and cross-border experience. He is qualified to be appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court as restructuring or financial advisor.
Seth is presently leading new proprietary Impact-oriented private investment projects related to India, China and Vietnam; and leading domestic and global new business development. Investments, incorporating ESG factors, are designed and structured for tax-efficiency, risk control and strong governance through the investment implementation, engagement with management, monitoring and exit life-cycle.
Seth is a cross-cultural serial entrepreneur with over 35 years of broad experience as initiator/leader and/or team member of complex buy-outs, distressed asset management and dispositions, business start-ups, real estate projects, private equity investments and organizer and senior portfolio manager of a 40 Act India-focused mutual fund.
His skills and expertise includes deal origination, structuring and financing, quantitative analysis, due diligence, global regulation and tax, operational and financial improvement, restructuring and insolvency.
Seth has substantial investment and consulting experience in U.S., India, China and Latin America. He has organized a 40 Act mutual fund and several private funds.
Seth is a frequent contributor on business news television channels such as Bloomberg TV, CNBC, CNBC Awaaz, NDTV-Profit, ET Now (Reuters India) and publications such as Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters and business press in India. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and MBA programs at Wharton, Harvard, University of Chicago Booth, NYU Stern, Thunderbird, Columbia, UC Berkeley Haas and Georgetown.