We are a game changer in the global private equity buyout market.
Canyon Bridge Capital Partners is a global private equity buyout firm focused on providing strategic capital to enable technology companies to reach their full growth potential. We combine deep knowledge of the global technology industry with experience in the financial markets.
Canyon Bridge Capital Partners seeks control investments in companies with strong platforms led by experienced management teams. Our investment philosophy is to work closely with company executives to implement best business practices and seek growth through a global market perspective, including making additional investments and accretive acquisitions.
Principals in Canyon Bridge Capital Partners collectively have more than 50 years of experience in the global technology, private equity and M&A markets from the perspectives of founders, senior management, board members and equity investors.
Dr. Benjamin Chow is the founder and the managing partner of Canyon Bridge Capital Partners. Ben has more than 20 years of private equity, venture capital, senior management and technology R&D experience. Prior to founding Canyon Bridge, he was a managing director with China Reform Fund Management Ltd., a partner with Beijing Leading Capital, and a managing director with SIG China. At Warburg Pincus Asia, he was in charge of semiconductor investments in North Asia and was an associate at Rustic Canyon Partners, a VC firm focused on technology, media and telecom in Los Angeles. Dr. Chow’s industry and management experience includes serving as a global product manager at Applied Materials and a research engineer with Boeing Phantom Works. He earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), an M.B.A from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from UCLA.
Mr. H. Raymond Bingham is a co-founder and a partner of Canyon Bridge Capital Partners. Ray brings to Canyon Bridge more than 35 years of experience as public company chairman, CEO, CFO and board member directing M&A and private equity investments. He currently serves as executive chairman of Cypress Semiconductor, chairman of Flextronics International Ltd., chairman of Trinet and the lead Independent board director of Oracle Corporation. Previously, Ray was a managing director with General Atlantic, a global private equity firm, where he was the co-head of the Menlo Park office and led the firm’s technology investments. Prior to General Atlantic, Ray held various executive management roles at Cadence Design Systems, including executive chairman, president and CEO and CFO. He received his B.S. in economics from Weber State University and M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Dr. David Wang is senior advisor to Canyon Bridge Capital Partners. David has over 35 years of experience in the global semiconductor industry, during which time he has established a track record of innovations, with more than 100 patents under his name. Prior to joining Canyon Bridge, Dr. Wang was president, CEO and executive director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), CEO of Huahong Group and chairman of Huahong NEC. David’s career at Applied Materials spanned 25 years, where he held various executive management positions, including president of Applied Materials Asia and global executive vice president. David has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to the semiconductor industry, including the first-ever lifetime achievement award from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI). The Precision 5000 equipment he co-developed at Applied Materials was inducted into the permanent collection at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC in 1993. More recently, David is to be inducted into the prestigious Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame. He received his Ph.D. in material science and engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.