Head of China

Sean Shao

Partner of Midas China, near 20 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 USD1bn, 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)