Head of China

Sean Shao

Head of China, 17 years of work experience in banking and private equity, main sector focus include information technology, media and telecom

➢Former MD and General Manager of the International Investment Division of a large private  equity/venture capital firm ZZ Capital and was also a member of the Investment Committee and  Strategy Board, with significant contribution towards the investment decision making, strategy  development and operations of the firm

➢Founder and Managing Partner of Cosmic Ocean Limited, which is an advisory firm focused on cross  border investments

➢Led and participated investments with total value over USD800m, and the exited portfolio achieved 5x  return

➢Had investment track record in early stage, growth stage and buyout transactions, and specialized in  valuation, transaction process management, and structure design

➢Led capital market initiatives for multiple HK listed companies, and has rich experiences in regulatory  frame work in HK and China mainland listed company acquisitions

➢Worked as an investment banker in the UK earlier in his career, and successfully advised transaction  over USD1bn

➢Qualified accountant registered with ICAEW (ACA) and qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)