Our Principals

Joseph Lai
Managing Director – Corporate Finance

  • Over 35 years of experience in merchant banking and Investment banking activities.
  • Previously holding senior regional management positions in Barclays Bank PLC, Banco Santander and OCBC Bank.
  • Specialised in corporate finance advisory, structured finance and M&A transactions.
  • Extensive experience in relationship coverage with major SOE’s in China


Ken MacAlpin
Special Advisor - ECM

  • Over 35 years investment banking and prime brokerage experience
  • Previously holding senior positions at Barclays, HSBC, DBS, Kerry Group, Macquarie Bank, Maybank
  • Completed transactions of over US$5 billion
  • Active deal maker and prime relation with institutions
  • Brokers to many mega size international funds


Frederick Leung
Managing Director – Corporate Rescue

  • Over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Specialised in corporate investigation, rescue and restructure, problem loan management and turnaround investment business
  • Previously holding senior positions in a number of international organizations and listed company including Deloitte, Standard Chartered Bank, Sanwa Bank and Anglo Chinese Corporate Finance


Mr. Jeng Toa Lee
Associate Director, Corporate Finance

  • Over 10 years of experience in financial services
  • Worked in a number of investment banks and listed companies and experienced in IPO and M&A
  • Has completed over 50 advisory transactions at Pelican
  • Specialised in corporate finance advisory and takeover transactions