George Raymond Zage III, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tiga Investments Pte Ltd., an investment holding company that invests capital globally and has also been the sponsor of Tiga Acquisition Corp, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company listed on the New York Stock exchange where Zage serves as Chairman and CEO. Mr. Zage is also a Senior Consultant at Farallon Capital Management LLC, a San Francisco based multi strategy asset manager.
Mr. Zage has been involved in investments throughout Asia in various industries including financial services, technology, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining, energy and real estate. Prior to forming Tiga, he served for 18 years as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Farallon Capital Asia Pte Ltd. Mr. Zage joined Farallon Capital Asia in 2000. He has a wealth of experience in the investment industry and has invested successfully in public and private market transactions in most countries in Asia with a particularly active history in some of the most high profile investments in Indonesia including the acquisition of Bank Central Asia, early stake investments in Protelindo, Sea, and Go-Jek, and major investments in Semen Gresik, Adaro, and BTPN. More recently his investments have included an increased focus on Canada and North America including the purchase of a controlling stake in Grindr from Kunlun which was a sale resulting from a failure from Kunlun to secure US government approval from CFIUS.
He has served on a number of boards including and related to Toshiba, Go-Jek, Lippo Karawaci, Protelindo, Bank Central Asia, Deposco, Room to Read, the Singapore American School Foundation and the National University of Singapore Investment Committee. Prior to joining Farallon, he worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Singapore, New York and Los Angeles