Our Principals

Mr. 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 SOEs in China

Mr. Ken MacAlpin

Special Advisor-ECM

  • Over 35 years of experience in Asia Pacific with senior roles at HSBC Global Markets, Maybank Investment Bank, DBS Bank, Macquarie Bank and The Kerry Group
  • Highly ranked in investment banking polls and has worked on and completed some of Asia Pacific’s largest primary and secondary market transactions, in both equity and debt
  • A solid institutional client base which has provided the platform to transact upon many of Asia Pacific’s largest transactions
  • Active deal maker and prime relation with institutions
  • Clients include sovereign wealth funds, global pensions funds, family offices, and corporate treasury departments

Mr. 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 companies including Deloitte, Standard Chartered Bank, Sanwa Bank and Anglo Chinese Corporate Finance

Mr. Dave Cheung

Technology and Strategic Consulting

  • Over 10 years of experience in tech startup and development
  • Extensive experience in corporate finance and consulting
  • Specialized in natural resources, clean energy, blockchain application, and ESG
  • Proficient in game development and tech project consulting
  • Expertise in securing government funding

Mr. Stephen Glover

Director-International Operations

  • Over 30 years of experience in financial and related services industry
  • Specialised in developing and maintaining buy side relationships including family offices and international investment funds, with over 150 private client relationships developed
  • Worked previously in a number of international institutions including HSBC Financial Management (UK) and Investec Asset Management, Towry Law etc.
  • Particularly strong in originations and formulation of strategic relationships with both buy side and sell side

Mr. Derrick Lee

Corporate Finance and Special Situation

  • Over 10 years of experience in corporate finance and audit
  • Specialised in various deal-making activities including IPO, M&A, fund raising, debt restructuring and special situation case
  • Worked previously in several listed conglomerates on the buy side including HNA Group and Sunwah Kingsway Group, and completed various mega size international transactions.
  • Certified Public Accountant
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