CCIC CDIB International Corp.

Our Team

CDIB Capital’s investment professionals have significant international experience in sourcing, executing, and managing private investments across the full spectrum of private equity asset classes, including buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, and structured products.

Leveraging the regional, industrial and capital markets expertise of the broader CDF group, our experienced investment team delivers compelling value-add resources to our portfolio companies and investment partners.


Lionel de Saint-ExupéryChairman and CEO

Lionel established CDIB Capital in its present form in 2006. He is based in Hong Kong and is primarily responsible for CDIB Capital overall strategy, day-to-day ...... (more)

Lionel established CDIB Capital in its present form in 2006. He is based in Hong Kong and is primarily responsible for CDIB Capital overall strategy, day-to-day operations and leading investments in the “China-US” vertical.

Prior to CDIB Capital, Lionel was a senior banker in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers based in New York and London. During his investment banking career, Lionel worked on more than US$45 billion of public and private transactions in Mergers & Acquisitions as well as Equity and Debt Capital Markets. During those years, he advised leading private equity firms across a variety of leveraged buyouts, trade sales and IPO transactions. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Lionel was a member of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Booz-Allen & Hamilton.

Lionel sits on the Board of Directors of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries as well as some of the Group’s portfolio companies. He is also a trustee of the Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation.

Lionel holds an MBA with Distinctions from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a BS in Finance & Entrepreneurship from France’s HEC School of Management.

Paul YangSenior Advisor

Paul is a Senior Advisor to CDIB Capital as well as a non-executive board member of CDIB and CDF. He is a Partner and CEO of Greater China for Kohlberg Kravis ...... (more)

Paul is a Senior Advisor to CDIB Capital as well as a non-executive board member of CDIB and CDF. He is a Partner and CEO of Greater China for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (“KKR”). Prior to KKR, Paul was President and CEO of CDF.  Prior to CDF, Paul served as Managing Director at Development Bank of Singapore where he was responsible for DBS Bank’s private equity business across Asia. Prior to DBS, Paul was Managing Director of ICG Asia Ltd. Prior to that, he was with the Principal Investment Area of Goldman, Sachs & Co. based in New York and Hong Kong. Paul also served at General Atlantic Partners and at the Boston Consulting Group.

Paul is a Governor of the China Venture Capital Association ("CVCA").

Paul holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

William HoManaging Director

William is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Concurrently, he is also President of CDIB Capital Group in Taiwan. Prior to joining, he served as the Chief ...... (more)

William is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Concurrently, he is also President of CDIB Capital Group in Taiwan. Prior to joining, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of WE Solutions Limited, an innovative electric vehicle platform company based and listed in Hong Kong. Previously, William held appointments as Partner of CVC Capital Partners and Head of CVC’s Greater China office, Investment Director at Citicorp China Investment Management Limited, Associate Director at Citicorp Capital Asia Limited, and Union Bank of Switzerland and Bank of East Asia in his early careers. 

He holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba in Canada.  

Melanie NanManaging Director

Melanie is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance aspects and structuring of the ...... (more)

Melanie is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance aspects and structuring of the Fund’s investments, in addition to other operational and administrative responsibilities. Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Melanie was the general counsel for the CDF group and before that Senior Attorney at Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law; where she had led or worked on numerous cross-border investments as well as high profile mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, privatization and international litigation/arbitration. Melanie is licensed to practice law in the State of California, USA and in Taiwan, and is a certified patent analyst and biotech industry management professional (Level 1) in Taiwan.

Melanie is currently the Committee Secretary for Corporate Social Responsibilities under the Board of Directors of CDF, spearheading several group-wide ESG projects. She sits on the board of the Foundation for Yunus Social Business, Taiwan.

Melanie holds an MSc. of Global Finance from the NYU Stern - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, an LLM from Soochow University, and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College.

Pietro CinquegranaManaging Director

Pietro is a Managing Director in CDIB Capital’s New York office and is primarily responsible for sourcing investment in US and execution of these ...... (more)

Pietro is a Managing Director in CDIB Capital’s New York office and is primarily responsible for sourcing investment in US and execution of these investments. Pietro brings over 28 years of international experience in investing, advisory and consulting. Prior to CDIB Capital, he was a Managing Director at Hudson Hill Capital, a New York-based private equity firm. Prior to returning to the US, he was a Managing Director at Aleph Capital Partners, a London-based investment firm focused on capital solutions. Previously, Pietro worked at Vitol Investment Partners (US$1Bn fund), in London and Singapore. Between 2009 and 2013, he was based in Hong Kong as a Managing Director at Fosun-Pramerica Fund and, previously, as a Managing Director at Apollo Global Management.

Prior to that, Pietro worked at Ospraie Special Opportunities and Morgan Stanley in Princes Gate Investors (a PE/special situations fund), the Morgan Stanley Bridge Fund and in M&A. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked at Seacor Holdings, The Boston Consulting Group, and started his career at Goldman Sachs in London.

Pietro holds an MBA from the Wharton School, a MSc in Economics from Oxford University and a BSc in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics.

Alex YingManaging Director

Alex is a Managing Director and Head of the Buyout Group at CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Rivendell Partners, a ...... (more)

Alex is a Managing Director and Head of the Buyout Group at CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Rivendell Partners, a mid-market buyout firm in Greater China. Prior to that, Alex was a 20-year veteran of the Carlyle Group, where he served as Managing Director and invested in buyout transactions across a range of industries in Greater China, including telecom, media, financial services, business services, and industrial manufacturing. Alex has also worked as part of Carlyle's U.S. Real Estate Group before joining Carlyle in Asia.

Prior to Carlyle, Alex was an investment banker with CIBC Oppenheimer, where he focused on a variety of industries, including telecom and healthcare. Prior to that, Alex worked in both the Acquisition and Asset Management groups of Colony Capital, a global real estate private equity firm.

Alex received his MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received a Master Degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Hamilton TangManaging Director

Hamilton is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining he served as the group Chief Executive Officer of Simon Murray & Company and Managing Partner ...... (more)

Hamilton is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining he served as the group Chief Executive Officer of Simon Murray & Company and Managing Partner of SMC Capital China (“SMC”), a Greater China focused investment management firm in private equity, long only funds, hedge funds, fixed income, and other direct investments. Prior to that, his background includes appointments as co-CEO of UA Cinema (Hong Kong) and Vice President at Morgan Stanley investment banking division in New York and Hong Kong. 

He received a JD-MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College.

HY KimManaging Director

HY is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and leads operations in Korea. He is based in Seoul and is primarily responsible for leading investments in the ...... (more)

HY is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and leads operations in Korea. He is based in Seoul and is primarily responsible for leading investments in the "China-Korea" vertical. Prior to CDIB Capital, HY was Director of Direct Investments at PAMA Group Inc., a leading private equity firm with a focus on middle market buyout/expansion capital transactions in Asia. Prior to PAMA, he was a Director at Asian Capital Partners Group as well as Citigroup, responsible for the origination and execution of investments, capital markets, corporate advisory and M&A transactions in Asia.

HY holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Political Science & International Relations from Yonsei University.

Victor Feng GaoManaging Director

Victor is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and is primarily responsible for sourcing investments in China and execution of these investments. In addition, ...... (more)

Victor is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and is primarily responsible for sourcing investments in China and execution of these investments. In addition, Victor spearheads the operational value-add and supports the operations of China-based portfolio companies. 

Prior to CDIB Capital, Victor was a Managing Director and Head of China of Greater Pacific Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on China and India. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director of Sun Capital Partners and Chairman and President of its China operations. Victor also served as Chairman and President of Eaton (China) Investment Corp. for Eaton Corporation, he was responsible for M&A operations in the Asia Pacific region. He has held various leadership positions such as Finance Director and Corporate Treasurer for both General Motors and Delphi in China and the US. He also served as CFO and Board Member of UTStarcom China, a NASDAQ-listed telecom company.

Victor started his career at the Chinese central government, as project manager at the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, before moving to an on-job leadership training position at Giant Food Corporation, a Washington D.C. based major supermarket chain in the late 80’s.

Victor sits on the Boards of portfolio companies Meilele HK Limited and Tutwo (Xiamen) Outdoor Co., Ltd.

Victor holds an MBA and an MS in Engineering from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Engineering from the Harbin University of Commerce.

Robert LiuManaging Director

Robert is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Regional Healthcare Practice Group of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, he served as the Principal, Venture ...... (more)

Robert is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Regional Healthcare Practice Group of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, he served as the Principal, Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC), responsible for the venture and private equity investments in life science and more broadly healthcare in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to JJDC, Robert served as the Director of Business Development & Strategy in Greater China at GlaxoSmithKline, based in Beijing. Prior to that, Robert worked in the Global Corporate Development & Strategy team of Charles River Laboratories, based in Boston, USA, and executed many acquisition and investment transactions in the US, Europe and Asia.

Robert holds a PhD in Pharmacology from University of Rochester, an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Master Degree in Medicine from Tongji Medical University. Robert also received the residency training in Urology at Union Hospital, Wuhan China.

Steven WuManaging Director

Steven is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Taiwan" vertical. Prior ...... (more)

Steven is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital and focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Taiwan" vertical. Prior to CDIB Capital, Steven served as Senior Vice President at China Venture Management, an investing affiliate of CDF. Prior to CDF, Steven was Senior Vice President at WI Harper (Taipei) and oversaw deal sourcing, investment evaluation, and portfolio management. Before joining WI Harper, he was Vice President of the Investment Department at Central Investment Holding Company, the largest investment holding company of the KMT Business Management Committee. Prior to that, he was a Senior Consultant in the corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen and Investment Manager of the Pacific Capital Fund Management Company. He also sits on the board of directors or serves as observer for several portfolio companies, including Great Rich Technologies Limited (900290.KS), Dongjin Green Tech Holdings and Jiangyin Suda Huicheng.  

Steven holds an MBA from George Washington University and a BS in Industrial Management from National Cheng Kung University.

Yinghai XieManaging Director

Yinghai is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining he served as Partner of SMC, he held appointments as Managing Director of Milestone Capital, Vice ...... (more)

Yinghai is a Managing Director of CDIB Capital. Prior to joining he served as Partner of SMC, he held appointments as Managing Director of Milestone Capital, Vice President of The Carlyle Group, Associate Director of Standard Chartered Private Equity, Investment Manager at Olympus Capital and as an Analyst at Lehman Brothers. 

Yinghai received a BA with High Honors in Economics and Mathematics from Wesleyan University, and is a board member of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.

Stephen ChoiSenior Vice President

Stephen is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the ...... (more)

Stephen is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Korea" vertical. Prior to CDIB Capital, Stephen was with Arctic Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Consolidated Press Holdings Limited (CPH), the private investment company of Mr. James Packer. At Arctic Capital, Stephen was responsible for deal sourcing, execution, monitoring and exiting investments in the Pan Asian region, as an operationally focused investor. Prior to Arctic Capital, Stephen was with TVG Capital Partners, an independent investment fund managing in excess of US$700M exclusively focused on Asian private equity in the telecom, media and technology sector. Stephen sits on the Board of Indostar Everstone.

Stephen holds a Master in Applied Finance and BCom from Macquarie University, Australia.

Gary FungSenior Vice President

Gary is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong Office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and managing special situation investments, co-investment ...... (more)

Gary is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong Office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and managing special situation investments, co-investment opportunities and select fund investments. Prior to joining CDIB, Gary was a Director at Seekers Capital, a Hong Kong family office where he was responsible for sourcing and executing private equity investments across Asia Pacific. Prior to Seekers Capital, Gary was a Vice President with Oaktree Capital’s Asia Principal Opportunities Fund, where he focused on leveraged buyouts, growth equity, green field and PIPE deals in the Greater China region. Before Oaktree, Gary was with Credit Suisse First Boston’s Private Equity Group, where he focused on venture capital and buyout fund investments.

Gary holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

Alex LamSenior Vice President

Alex is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. He is responsible for CDIB Capital’s finance function. Prior to CDIB Capital, Alex ...... (more)

Alex is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. He is responsible for CDIB Capital’s finance function. Prior to CDIB Capital, Alex was the Senior Vice President of Bank of China Group Investment Limited (BOCGI) based in Hong Kong and was in charge of the management accounting and treasury functions. Before joining BOCGI, Alex took key roles in the accounting and finance functions of various corporations, including Kerry Holdings Limited, Ogilvy and Mather, and PCCW. He started his career in the audit team of KPMG Hong Kong.

Alex holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a BBA of Accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a fellow member of ACCA, and a CPA of HKICPA.

Wendy LeeSenior Vice President

Wendy is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office.  She brings over significant human resources experience, her expertise includes ...... (more)

Wendy is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office.  She brings over significant human resources experience, her expertise includes talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations and HR operations.  In 2007, Wendy joined Fidelity Investments as a Human Resources generalist and was responsible for several functions, including employee relations, performance management, relocation, compensation & benefits, payroll, training and recruitment.  In 2014, Wendy joined UBS’ Talent Acquisition Team to continue to work in recruiting front office professionals.  In 2015, she took the position of Human Resources, Vice President, at Huatai Financial Holdings and was responsible for supporting the management team to strengthen HR policies and practices as well as resolving various employee relations and HR issues. 

Wendy received her Bachelor's Degree in Communication from Ohio University.

Grant LinSenior Vice President

Grant is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's New York office. He is focused on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments across the ...... (more)

Grant is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's New York office. He is focused on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments across the "China-US" vertical. Prior to joining CDIB Capital in 2015, Grant was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Division based in Hong Kong covering the Consumer, Retail and Healthcare sectors. During his investment banking career, Grant executed over 30 cross-border M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions representing US$50BN+ in deal value. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Grant was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong. Grant began his career as an analyst in the JPMorgan Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group based in New York.

Grant received his BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a member of the Business Honors Program. Grant is a CFA charterholder.

Sandy NgSenior Vice President

Sandy is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, she served as Principal at SMC, she has held appointments as Investment Manager at ...... (more)

Sandy is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital. Prior to joining, she served as Principal at SMC, she has held appointments as Investment Manager at Xcelerate Ltd., a Shanghai based investment firm focused on early stage companies, and as Project Development Manager in a Singapore based private equity fund focusing on seed stage projects based in Chengdu, China.  Prior to that, she has managed global enterprise resource planning (ERP) and IT projects at Keppel FELS. 

Sandy received a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Margaret SangSenior Vice President

Margaret is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong Office. She is responsible for compliance, focusing on legal and compliance related processes and ...... (more)

Margaret is a Senior Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong Office. She is responsible for compliance, focusing on legal and compliance related processes and controls, and she oversees also the operations and administration functions. Prior to joining, Margaret served as Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Officer at SK Securities in Hong Kong. Before SK Securities, she was at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., serving as business manager of the Private Capital Asia division. Prior to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., she was at TVG Capital Partners in Hong Kong where she oversaw operations, compliance and fund administration.

Margaret holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and a Master of Corporate Governance from The Open University of Hong Kong. She also received a Master of Counselling from Monash University, Australia. Margaret is a Chartered Secretary and a member of the International Compliance Association.

Adi BrennerVice President

Adi is a Vice President in CDIB Capital’s New York office.  Prior to joining CDIB, Adi was a private equity investment professional at Eden Capital, a ...... (more)

Adi is a Vice President in CDIB Capital’s New York office.  Prior to joining CDIB, Adi was a private equity investment professional at Eden Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm focused on business services, healthcare and education sectors, based in New York.  Prior to Eden, Adi worked as an investment professional at Turning Rock Partners, a special situations investment firm; and Hudson Hill Capital, a middle market private equity firm.

Adi's earlier experiences include working with AxleTech International (a Carlyle portfolio company), Critical Point Partners and Platinum Equity in Los Angeles, as a member of Platinum's special situations and private equity investment teams, and as a research analyst at Lexecon in Chicago, an economic consulting firm and then joined BMO Capital Markets as an analyst on the M&A team.

Adi holds an MBA from the Columbia Business School and a B.Sc. in Economics and B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, where he graduated with a dual degree from the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business.

Kenny ChenVice President

Kenny is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Kenny was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division of ...... (more)

Kenny is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Kenny was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division of Barclays, where he focused on the origination and execution of Leveraged Finance and Loan Capital Markets transactions in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to Barclays, Kenny was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte & Touche’s Capital Markets Structured Products team, based in New York. During his MBA program, Kenny also worked as a Summer Associate in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance group at UBS Investment Bank in New York.

Kenny holds an MBA from Yale School of Management and a BS with dual concentrations in Accounting and Finance from Boston College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kiwi ChunVice President

Kiwi is a Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. She is responsible for the middle office function and assisting the investment team in strategic ...... (more)

Kiwi is a Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. She is responsible for the middle office function and assisting the investment team in strategic planning, portfolio management and reporting. Kiwi previously worked as Assistant Manager for TVG Capital Partners, with responsibility for fund administration and financial reporting.  Prior to that, Kiwi served as a Senior Fund Accountant for HSBC Alternative Fund Services where she served major hedge fund and private equity fund clients.  

Kiwi holds a BBA of Accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Lisa GuoVice President

Lisa is a Vice President at CDIB Capital Group’s Legal Department based in Taipei. She is primarily responsible for managing and providing legal advice to ...... (more)

Lisa is a Vice President at CDIB Capital Group’s Legal Department based in Taipei. She is primarily responsible for managing and providing legal advice to CDIB Capital on private equity fund related matters including formation, management, and investments, and on other general investment and corporate matters. Her prior experience in Taiwan included positions at both a global insurance company and a telecommunication company, where she provided legal advice on a range of investments and various global strategic alliance deals. Prior to relocating to Taiwan, Lisa worked at Deloitte and MinterEllison Lawyers in Sydney, where she specialized in corporate tax advisory work and tax effective structuring for transactions including domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, for a variety of clients, with a focus on financial services industry.

Lisa holds an LL.M. in Business Law from University of New South Wales and an LL.M. in Taxation from University of Sydney, as well as an LL.B. and a B.Comm. (majoring in Accounting & Finance) from University of Sydney. She was admitted as a solicitor by the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.

Ian KuVice President

Ian is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Taipei office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Taiwan" ...... (more)

Ian is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Taipei office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Taiwan" vertical. Prior to joining CDIB, Ian served as Vice President at China Venture Management, an investing affiliate of CDF, where Ian was responsible for deal sourcing, execution, monitoring and exiting investments in the Greater China region. He also sat on the board of directors for a number of the PRC portfolio companies. Prior to CDF, Ian was an analyst at Crimson Ventures, where he focused on evaluating and managing venture and growth equity investment opportunities.

Ian holds an MBA and a BA in International Business, First Class Honors, from National Taiwan University.

Ji-Hyun LeeVice President

Ji-Hyun is a Vice President for in CDIB Capital's Seoul office.  She is responsible for the office's finance, operations and administration.  Prior to ...... (more)

Ji-Hyun is a Vice President for in CDIB Capital's Seoul office.  She is responsible for the office's finance, operations and administration.  Prior to CDIB Capital, Ji-Hyun served as a Finance Manager at BMW Financial Services Korea where she was responsible for overall accounting and credit control.  Prior to that, she worked as an accountant at Morgan Stanley. 

Ji-Hyun holds a BS in Accounting from Duksung Women’s University.  She is also a qualified accountant of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jisun ParkVice President

Jisun is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Seoul office.  She focuses on soucing and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Korea" ...... (more)

Jisun is a Vice President in CDIB Capital's Seoul office.  She focuses on soucing and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Korea" vertical. She was involved as a member of the deal team in the investments in WeMade and ItemBay. Prior to CDIB Capital, Jisun worked as an analyst at ARA Investors focusing on real estate investments and asset management in Korea.

Jisun holds a BA from Kyunggi University College of Liberal Arts.

Marco TsuiVice President

Marco is a Vice President in CDIB Capital Shanghai. Prior to CDIB Capital, Marco was a Senior Associate in the assurance practice of BDO USA in its Los Angeles ...... (more)

Marco is a Vice President in CDIB Capital Shanghai. Prior to CDIB Capital, Marco was a Senior Associate in the assurance practice of BDO USA in its Los Angeles office overseeing audit engagements across different industries.

Marco holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Frank ChanAssistant Vice President

Frank is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Frank was an Investment Associate at HQ Capital, a ...... (more)

Frank is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Frank was an Investment Associate at HQ Capital, a global investment firm with approximately US$11Bn in AUM, where he focused on evaluating and managing co-investment opportunities, secondaries, and PE fund investments. Prior to joining HQ Capital, Frank was a Senior Associate in the Valuation Advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, based in Hong Kong, and a Consultant in the Transfer Pricing practice, based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Frank holds a BCom degree from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Charles HuangAssistant Vice President

Charles is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Shanghai Office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Charles was a Manager in the Valuation and Business ...... (more)

Charles is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Shanghai Office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Charles was a Manager in the Valuation and Business Modelling department of Ernst & Young Shanghai office, where he led teams to provide valuation for cross-broad transactions, and deliver financial modelling for investment firms and large companies. Prior to Ernst & Young, Charles was a Senior Associate in the Assurance Department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he focused on auditing listed companies across different regions and industries. Charles was awarded consecutive Top Performer recognition at each level wherever in PwC or EY.

Charles holds a Bachelor degree in Management from Shanghai Normal University.

Justin LeeAssistant Vice President

Justin is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Taipei office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the ...... (more)

Justin is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Taipei office. He focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the “China-Taiwan” vertical. Prior to CDIB Capital, Justin worked as a senior analyst at Taiwan Ratings (a subsidiary of S&P Global Ratings), where he was primarily responsible for analyzing and assigning credit ratings on local governments in China. Before Taiwan Ratings, Justin was a specialist in the Investment Risk Department at Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. where he analyzed investment risk on equities, fixed income securities and private equity investments. 

Justin holds a Master degree in Finance from the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor degree in Economics/Mathematics from the University of Southern California. Justin passed CFA Level III in 2013, and is a FRM charterholder.

Hannah LongAssistant Vice President

Hannah is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Hannah was an Associate Consultant at Bain and Company, ...... (more)

Hannah is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s Hong Kong office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Hannah was an Associate Consultant at Bain and Company, based in Hong Kong.  At Bain, Hannah was part of the Consumer Products, Retail and Healthcare industry practice groups covering Greater China.  She worked on multiple corporate strategy, corporate mergers, and commercial due diligence projects where she focused on industry research, potential target screening, and forecast modelling for investment firms and MNCs.

Hannah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Tsinghua University.

Jo WangAssistant Vice President

Jo is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. She focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in ...... (more)

Jo is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. She focuses on sourcing, underwriting and portfolio management of investments in the "China-Taiwan" vertical. Prior to CDIB Capital, Jo worked as an Assistant Manager in the Global Markets Department of HSBC Taiwan, where she was responsible for delivering execution of foreign exchange products and developing relationships with institutional clients. Before HSBC, Jo performed market research and assisted in the management of a fixed income portfolio as a specialist in the Foreign Fixed Income Department of Fubon Life Insurance.

Jo holds a Master degree in Finance from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS in Risk Management and Insurance from National Chengchi University.

Steven ZhengAssistant Vice President

Steven is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s New York office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Steven worked in the Equity Research Department of Lapides ...... (more)

Steven is an Assistant Vice President in CDIB Capital’s New York office. Prior to CDIB Capital, Steven worked in the Equity Research Department of Lapides Asset Management, a US-based investment firm, where he focused on investment research of small/mid-cap US equities across multiple industries. During his MBA program, Steven also worked as a Summer Equity Research Analyst at the international and global funds of Arial Investments in New York. He has also held a position at the Asset Management department of JPMorgan Chase.

Steven holds an MBA from New York University and a BS in Finance (graduated with honors) from St. John’s University. Steven is a CFA charterholder.

Jang Yoon KangAssociate

Jang Yoon is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Seoul office. Prior to joining, he was a Senior Analyst in the cross-border M&A team of KPMG Korea in the deal ...... (more)

Jang Yoon is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Seoul office. Prior to joining, he was a Senior Analyst in the cross-border M&A team of KPMG Korea in the deal advisory department where he focused on the origination and execution of M&A transactions and capital raisings. He had advised large corporations and private equity firms on international M&A transactions and led several deals to close, on both the buy-side and sell-side. Prior to KPMG, he was a Consultant in the M&A valuation team at Deloitte Korea, where he specialized in financial modelling and valuation as well as market research and feasibility studies.

Jang Yoon holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from The George Washington University.

 

Yvonne ZhangAssociate

Yvonne is an Associate in CDIB Capital’s New York office.  Prior to CDIB Capital, Yvonne worked in the Investment Banking Division of Barclays in New ...... (more)

Yvonne is an Associate in CDIB Capital’s New York office.  Prior to CDIB Capital, Yvonne worked in the Investment Banking Division of Barclays in New York City, where she advised consumer retail companies and private equity firms on origination and execution of leveraged buyout transactions and other capital raising activities.  Prior to that, she interned at Softbank and China Renaissance in Beijing and Shanghai.

Yvonne holds a B.Sc. in Finance from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania's dual-degree program.

Karen ChanAssociate

Karen is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. She is responsible for the middle office function and assisting the investment team in portfolio ...... (more)

Karen is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. She is responsible for the middle office function and assisting the investment team in portfolio management and reporting. Prior to CDIB Capital, Karen served as a Senior Fund Accountant at Intertrust Fund Services (Hong Kong) Limited focusing on fund administration services for private equity fund clients. 

Karen holds a Bachelor Degree of Commerce (Major in Accounting) from Shue Yan University of Hong Kong. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Joseph YangAssociate

Joseph is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. He is responsible for supporting the team on buyout opportunities and other investment projects.  ...... (more)

Joseph is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. He is responsible for supporting the team on buyout opportunities and other investment projects.  Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Joseph served as an Investment Analyst at Rivendell Partners where he focused on business assessment, industry research, transaction execution and fundraising. 

Joseph holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Private Equity from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration at the National Taiwan University.

Wayne ChungAssociate

Wayne is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. He is responsible for fund investments and supporting the team in other ongoing initiatives.  Prior ...... (more)

Wayne is an Associate in CDIB Capital's Hong Kong office. He is responsible for fund investments and supporting the team in other ongoing initiatives.  Prior to joining CDIB Capital, Wayne served as an Investment Analyst at Hamilton Lane where he focused on private equity fund investments across Asia.

Wayne holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from The University of Hong Kong.