Recharge Capital, the world-renown $6B thematic-first private investment firm, announced former Executive Director and Head of Bridgewater Associates Singapore, Margaret Wang, has been appointed Managing Partner focused on leading its Women’s Health Strategy. Wang will lead the firm’s Singapore office and spearhead the firm’s operations in the APAC region.
What does Wang bring to Recharge Capital in the role?
Wang joins Recharge Capital with experience in senior leadership positions at global asset managers and financial services firms. Prior to Bridgewater, Wang served as Director of Strategic Initiatives at Paxos, a blockchain infrastructure provider, and as Head of Product Partnerships at Squarespace, leading partnerships across payment, content, and business management with Apple, Google, Facebook, PayPal, Chownow, Acuity Scheduling, and Zola.
She began her career in strategy and business development at Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. At Recharge Capital, Wang is set to play a crucial role in the firm’s thematic strategies, including Rhea Holdings Co., a $200m women’s healthcare-focused investment vehicle launched in June 2023. With a novel private equity structure, the vehicle leverages cross-asset class strategies to drive transformative growth in the women’s healthcare industry.
Margaret joins Recharge’s thematic investment team as a key growth driver for the firm’s incentive-aligned investment structures. Recharge Capital remains an investor in sectors like fintech democratization, women’s healthcare, digital assets, and semiconductor enablement.
At Bridgewater Associates, Margaret led the firm’s on-ground operations and managed the buildout of its Singapore office to strengthen its foothold across the Asia Pacific region.
“Over the past several years, Margaret has played a huge role in furthering our presence in Singapore by establishing and leading our office there. We are thrilled to watch Margaret take on the new role and extremely grateful for her contributions to the Bridgewater community,” commented Kyle Delaney, President & Chief Commercial Officer of Bridgewater Associates.
What does the appointment mean for Recharge Capital?
“Margaret’s appointment is a catalytic moment for our firm. She brings huge experience to our thematic-first investment framework and maintains a track record as one of the best-in-class asset managers across sectors. We’re excited for this next phase of growth which is solidified with Margaret’s expertise,” said Lorin Gu, Founding Partner of Recharge Capital.
“I’m thrilled to join the Recharge team and drive value creation across key international markets. The firm’s thematic strategy is well-positioned to foster innovation and societal impact across the value chain, and I’m excited to tackle the crucial challenges our world faces through our unique approach to investing in and building meaningful businesses,” said Wang.