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Vice President

Koji Adachi

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Koji Adachi

Tokyo Vice President

Koji Adachi is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Adachi was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs Japan. Mr. Adachi received a BA and an MA from Hitotsubashi University.

Senior Associate

Jaden Bae

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Jaden Bae

Seoul Senior Associate

Jaden Bae is a Senior Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Bae was a Senior Manager at NBT Inc. Prior to NBT Inc., he worked as an Associate at Goldman Sachs. He received a BA from Seoul National University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Partner

Jay H. Bu

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Jay H. Bu

Seoul Partner

Jay H. Bu is a Partner based in Seoul. Prior to MBK Partners, he was a Director and head of the telecom & media practice for Carlyle Asia Partners. Prior to Carlyle, he worked at Salomon Smith Barney, focusing on M&A in Korea. Mr. Bu received a BA and a BS from the University of Pennsylvania.

Operating Partner

Youngsoo Cha

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Youngsoo Cha

Seoul Operating Partner

Youngsoo Cha is an Operating Partner based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, he was CEO at Samsung Futures. Before joining Samsung Futures, he worked as an executive for Samsung Securities, Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Group and Samsung Electronics. Mr. Cha received a BA from Seoul National University and an MBA from Indiana University.


Mr. Cha currently serves on the boards of directors of Homeplus, Doosan Machine Tools, MH&Co., NEPA and Lotte Card.

Director

Mavis Chang

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Mavis Chang

Hong Kong Director

Mavis Chang is a Controller based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, she was an Investment Management Controller in Lehman Brothers. Before that, she worked as a Controller in Goldman Sachs and as a Tax Consultant with KPMG. Ms. Chang is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and received a BBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Managing Director

Jonathan Cheng

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Jonathan Cheng

Hong Kong Managing Director

Jonathan Cheng, based in Hong Kong, is a Managing Director and Head of Trading. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Cheng was a Director and Head of Trading for Taconic Capital in Hong Kong. Prior to Taconic, he was with Credit Suisse in London and Hong Kong. Mr. Cheng received a BS from the London School of Economics & Political Science.

Vice President

Hisashi Chisaka

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Hisashi Chisaka

Tokyo Vice President

Hisashi Chisaka is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Chisaka was an Associate at Merrill Lynch. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he worked at Deutsche Asset Management in Tokyo. Mr. Chisaka received an MS from Kyoto University.

Director

Yon Sog Choi

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Yon Sog Choi

Seoul Director

Yon Sog Choi is a Director based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Choi worked as an Associate at JPMorgan in New York. Mr. Choi received a BA from Seoul National University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Director

Junho Chun

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Junho Chun

Seoul Director

Junho Chun is a Controller based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Chun worked as Finance Manager at Hudson Advisors Korea and as a Certified Public Accountant at PwC Seoul. Mr. Chun received a BA from Seoul National University and is a CFA charter holder.

Associate

Masahiro Dokei

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Masahiro Dokei

Tokyo Associate

Masahiro Dokei is an Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Dokei was a Consultant at Bain & Company. Mr. Dokei received a BA from Hitotsubashi University.

Associate

Shilin Dong

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Shilin Dong

Shanghai Associate

Shilin Dong is an Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Dong was an Analyst at C-Bridge Capital Group. Prior to C-Bridge Capital Group, he was with HOPU Investment. Mr. Dong received a BS and an MA from Tsinghua University.

Senior Associate

Shinpei Fukushima

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Shinpei Fukushima

Tokyo Senior Associate

Shinpei Fukushima is a Senior Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Fukushima was as a Consultant at Bain & Company in Tokyo. Mr. Fukushima received a BA from Keio University.

Managing Director

Lei Han

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Lei Han

Shanghai Managing Director

Lei Han is a Managing Director based in Shanghai. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Han was a Director at CITIC Capital in Shanghai. Prior to CITIC Capital, he was with A.T. Kearney in Shanghai. Mr. Han received a BA in german language and literature from the Shanghai International Studies University and an MBA from the University of Bayreuth in Germany.



Mr. Han currently serves on the board of directors of Apex Logistics and Siyanli.

Vice President

Tomohide Handa

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Tomohide Handa

Tokyo Vice President

Tomohide Handa is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Handa was an Associate at Deutsche Bank Group in Tokyo. Mr. Handa received an LL.B from Keio University.

Director

Jackie Ho

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Jackie Ho

Hong Kong Director

Jackie Ho is a Director based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Ho was a fixed income Portfolio Manager at Credit Suisse Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was a Senior Analyst with Asia Research Capital Management. Mr. Ho received a BA from Wesleyan University.

Director

Seikyu Hong

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Seikyu Hong

Seoul Director

Seikyu Hong, based in Seoul, is a Director and the Head of Communications of MBK Partners. Prior to joining MBK Partners, he was a General Manager at Weber Shandwick Korea. Prior to that, he was a Senior Account Supervisor and Deputy Financial Practice Leader at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide Korea. Mr. Hong received a BA, with dual degrees in journalism and philosophy, from Sogang University.

Vice President

Laurence Hu

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Laurence Hu

Shanghai Vice President

Laurence Hu is a Vice President based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Hu was an Assistant Vice President at CDH Investments Singapore. Prior to CDH Investments, he worked as an Associate at Rothschild Global Financial Advisory in Shanghai. Mr. Hu received a BA and MA from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Partner

Daisuke Ikeda

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Daisuke Ikeda

Tokyo Partner

Daisuke Ikeda is a Partner based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Ikeda worked as a Principal at MKS Partners in Tokyo. Before joining MKS, he worked for Gracchus & Associates, Inc. and Mizuho Bank. Mr. Ikeda received a BA from the University of Tokyo.

Mr. Ikeda currently serves on the boards of directors of Accordia Next Golf and Tasaki.

Finance Manager

Moon Jin Jo

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Moon Jin Jo

Seoul Finance Manager

Moon Jin Jo is a Finance Manager based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Jo worked as a Certified Public Accountant at Samil PwC Seoul. Ms. Jo received a BA from Yonsei University.

Associate

Yee Jae Jung

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Yee Jae Jung

Seoul Associate

Yee Jae Jung is an Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Jung was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company. Ms. Jung received a BA from Yonsei University.

Partner

Ken Kagasa

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Ken Kagasa

Tokyo Partner

Ken Kagasa is a Partner based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kagasa was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Japan. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked for Asahi Bank in Tokyo. Mr. Kagasa received a BA from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Mr. Kagasa currently serves on the boards of directors of Accordia Next Golf, Tasaki, Kuroda Electric and Godiva Japan.

Director

Tetsuya Kaneko

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Tetsuya Kaneko

Tokyo Director

Tetsuya Kaneko is a Director based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kaneko was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Japan. Mr. Kaneko received a BA from Keio University.

Mr. Kaneko currently serves on the board of directors of Tasaki, Kuroda Electric and Godiva Japan.

Senior Associate

Seungmoo Kang

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Seungmoo Kang

Seoul Senior Associate

Seungmoo Kang is a Senior Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kang was a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in Seoul. Mr. Kang received a BA from Seoul National University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Senior Associate

Bokyum Kim

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Bokyum Kim

Seoul Senior Associate

Bokyum Kim is a Senior Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kim was a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in Seoul. Mr. Kim received a BA from Yonsei University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Senior Associate

Jake Kim

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Jake Kim

Seoul Senior Associate

Jake Kim is a Senior Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, he was a Senior Associate at PAG Korea. Prior to PAG Korea, he was an Analyst at Deutsche Securities Korea. Mr. Kim received a BA from Korea University.

Managing Director

Jeonghwan Kim

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Jeonghwan Kim

Seoul Managing Director

Jeonghwan Kim is a Managing Director based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kim was a Consultant at Bain & Company in Seoul. Mr. Kim received a BA from Seoul National University.

Mr. Kim currently serves on the boards of directors of Golfzon County and MH&Co.

Partner

Kwang Il Kim

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Kwang Il Kim

Seoul Partner

Kwang Il Kim is a Partner based in Seoul. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Kim was a Partner and Senior M&A Lawyer at the law offices of Kim & Chang, based in Seoul. Before Kim & Chang, Mr. Kim worked as a Certified Public Accountant at Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers in Seoul. Mr. Kim received a BA and MA from Seoul National University and an LLM from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a member of the Korean Bar Association since 1995 and the Korea Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1989.

Mr. Kim currently serves on the boards of directors of NEPA, Homeplus, MH&Co. and Lotte Card.

Partner

Michael ByungJu Kim

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Michael ByungJu Kim

Hong Kong Partner

Michael ByungJu Kim is a Partner and one of the founders of MBK Partners. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Kim was President of Carlyle Asia Partners, responsible for overseeing Carlyle’s buyout activities in the Asia-Pacific region (outside of Japan). Mr. Kim was also a member of The Carlyle Group’s Management Committee. Before Carlyle, Mr. Kim was Managing Director and COO of Asia-Pacific Investment Banking for Salomon Smith Barney and an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Kim has a BA with Honors from Haverford College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He was also a Fulbright Scholar.

He serves on the boards of the MBK Scholarship Foundation, Haverford College (emeritus), Harvard Business School, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Carnegie Hall.

Vice President

Takuya Kimura

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Takuya Kimura

Tokyo Vice President

Takuya Kimura is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Kimura was an Associate at Citigroup Japan. Prior to Citigroup, he worked as an Analyst at Deutsche Securities. Mr. Kimura received a BA from Keio University.

Vice President

James Kong

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James Kong

Shanghai Vice President

James Kong is a Vice President based in Shanghai. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Kong was an Associate Director at Standard Chartered Private Equity in Shanghai. Prior to that, Mr. Kong worked in the investment banking division of Citigroup in Hong Kong. Mr. Kong received a BA from Zhejiang University and an MBA from Cornell University.

Partner

Teck Chien Kong

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Teck Chien Kong

Hong Kong Partner

Teck Chien Kong is a Partner based in Hong Kong. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Kong spent five years at Carlyle Asia Partners, where he was Vice President and co-head of the Singapore office, and three years in the investment banking division at Salomon Smith Barney in New York and Hong Kong. Mr. Kong received a BBA from the University of Michigan Business School and an AMP from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Kong currently serves on the boards of directors of Apex Logistics, eHi Car Services, HKBN Ltd, Siyanli and Wendu Education Group.

Senior Associate

Jonghyun Ku

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Jonghyun Ku

Seoul Senior Associate

Jonghyun Ku is a Senior Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Ku was an Associate at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Ku received a BA from Seoul National University.

Finance Controller

Jonathan Lam

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Jonathan Lam

Hong Kong Finance Controller

Jonathan Lam is a Finance Controller based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Lam worked as a Senior Finance Manager at PAG. Prior to that he was a Product Controller at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Lam received a BA from Oxford University and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Partner

Stephen Le

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Stephen Le

Hong Kong Partner

Stephen Le is a Partner based in Hong Kong. Prior to MBK Partners, he was a Managing Director and Co-head of the Asia Pacific Credit Division for Deutsche Bank. He was also a member of the Global Credit Executive Committee for Deutsche Bank. Before Deutsche Bank, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Le received a First Class Honor from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.


Mr. Le currently serves on the board of directors of LinkDoc and OCI Investments.

Associate

Albert Lee

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Albert Lee

Seoul Associate

Albert Lee is an Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Lee was an Associate at Morgan Stanley in Seoul and Hong Kong. Mr. Lee received a BS from New York University.

Partner

In Kyung Lee

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In Kyung Lee

Seoul Partner

In Kyung Lee, based in Seoul, is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of MBK Partners; she is also the head of LP Relations. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Lee was CFO at Morgan Stanley Properties in Seoul. Prior to Morgan Stanley Properties, she worked as a Certified Public Accountant at Arthur Anderson in Seoul. Ms. Lee received a BA and MA from Seoul National University.

Associate

Jay Y. Lee

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Jay Y. Lee

Seoul Associate

Jay Y. Lee is an Associate based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Lee was an Investment Associate at Fisher Lynch Capital. Prior to that, he was a Senior Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at Citigroup in New York. Mr. Lee received a BA from Yale University.

Partner

Jinha Lee

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Jinha Lee

Seoul Partner

Jinha Lee is a Partner based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Lee was a Consultant at Bain & Company in Seoul and Tokyo. Mr. Lee received a BS from Seoul National University, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Mr. Lee currently serves on the boards of directors of NEPA, Doosan Machine Tools and Lotte Card.

Associate

Yulong Li

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Yulong Li

Shanghai Associate

Yulong Li is an Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Li was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Mr. Li received a BS, with dual degrees in economics and mathematics, from Renmin University, and an MS in finance from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Vice President

Zi’ang Li

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Zi’ang Li

Beijing Vice President

Zi’ang Li is a Vice President based in Beijing. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Li was a Senior Associate in CICC. Prior to CICC, she was an Analyst with Morgan Stanley Huaxin in Shanghai. Ms. Li received a BA, with a dual degree in finance and law, from Peking University.

Managing Director

Jason Liu

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Jason Liu

Beijing Managing Director

Jason Liu, based in Beijing, is a Managing Director and Head of China for Special Situations. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Liu was a Director and Head of Greater China Structured Products Origination at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong. Before Deutsche Bank, he was an Associate at JP Morgan in Hong Kong. Mr. Liu received a BA from Renmin University of China.

Associate

Yuki Lu

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Yuki Lu

Hong Kong Associate

Yuki Lu is an Associate based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Lu was an Associate at ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance in Shanghai. Prior to ZhongAn, she worked as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank AG in Hong Kong. Ms. Lu received a BS from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Partner

Bryan Byungsuk Min

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Bryan Byungsuk Min

Hong Kong Partner

Bryan Byungsuk Min, based in Hong Kong, is a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of MBK Partners. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Min worked at Olympus Capital Holdings Asia. Prior to Olympus, he was with UBS Capital Asia Pacific in Seoul. Mr. Min received a BS from Yale University and an MA from Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies.

Operating Partner

Shinichi Mochida

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Shinichi Mochida

Tokyo Operating Partner

Shinichi Mochida is an Operating Partner based in Tokyo. Before joining MBK Partners, Mr. Mochida was a Director at Alix Partners. Prior to that, he worked for Shiseido, Culture Convenience Club, Koei, A.T. Kearney and Procter & Gamble. Mr. Mochida received a BA from Waseda University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Director

Tomohiro Mochizuki

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Tomohiro Mochizuki

Tokyo Director

Tomohiro Mochizuki is a Director based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Mochizuki worked as an Associate at MKS Partners in Japan. Before joining MKS, he worked for Ernst & Young as an auditor. Mr. Mochizuki received a BA from the University of Tokyo and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Mochizuki currently serves on the board of directors of Accordia Next Golf.

Managing Director

Joo Ho Moon

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Joo Ho Moon

Seoul Managing Director

Joo Ho Moon, based in Seoul, is a Managing Director and Head of Korea for Special Situations. Prior to joining MBK Partners, he was a Partner with H&Q Korea. Prior to that, he was a Vice President with JP Morgan in Seoul and an Associate with Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong and Seoul. Mr. Moon has a BA from Seoul National University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Mr. Moon currently serves on the board of directors of CGI Holdings.

Vice President

Byungok Na

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Byungok Na

Seoul Vice President

Byungok Na is a Vice President based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Na was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in Seoul. Mr. Na received a BS from University of California, Berkeley.

Managing Director

Tamon Nonaka

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Tamon Nonaka

Tokyo Managing Director

Tamon Nonaka, based in Tokyo, is a Managing Director and Head of Japan for Special Situations. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Nonaka was a Principal at Advantage Partners in Tokyo. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at Elliott Advisors, an Associate at Goldman Sachs and worked as a Certified Public Accountant at KPMG Tokyo. Mr. Nonaka received a BS from the University of Tokyo.

Senior Associate

Mitsutoshi Ota

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Mitsutoshi Ota

Tokyo Senior Associate

Mitsutoshi Ota is a Senior Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Ota was an Associate at McKinsey & Company in Tokyo. Mr. Ota received a BE from Tokyo Institute of Technology, an ME from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Vice President

Hyonsoo Park

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Hyonsoo Park

Seoul Vice President

Hyonsoo Park is a Vice President based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Park was a Senior Associate at The Boston Consulting Group in Seoul. Mr. Park received a BA from Korea University.

Partner

Tae Hyun Park

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Tae Hyun Park

Seoul Partner

Tae Hyun Park is a Partner based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Park was an M&A Partner at Kim & Chang in Seoul, and prior to that he was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. Mr. Park holds an LL.B. from Seoul National University and an LL.M. from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Korean Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Park currently serves on the boards of directors of Homeplus, MH&Co. and Golfzon County.

Finance Controller

Maggie Pong

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Maggie Pong

Hong Kong Finance Controller

Maggie Pong is a Finance Controller based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Pong was an Associate at Blackstone. Prior to Blackstone, she worked as an Accountant at PAG. Ms. Pong received a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Senior Associate

Kenjiro Sakamoto

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Kenjiro Sakamoto

Tokyo Senior Associate

Kenjiro Sakamoto is a Senior Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Sakamoto was a Consultant at Bain & Company. Prior to Bain & Company, he worked at the Bank of Japan. Mr. Sakamoto received a BA and BS from Washington University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Director

Jinbo Shim

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Jinbo Shim

Seoul Director

Jinbo Shim is a Director based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Shim was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in Seoul. Mr. Shim received a BS from Seoul National University.

Associate

Yuki Shiyama

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Yuki Shiyama

Tokyo Associate

Yuki Shiyama is an Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Shiyama was an Associate at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Shiyama received a BA and an MA from Keio University.

Senior Associate

Patrick Song

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Patrick Song

Shanghai Senior Associate

Patrick Song is a Senior Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Song was an Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and New York. Prior to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he worked as an Assistant Manager at KPMG Advisory in Shanghai. Mr. Song received a BA from Nanjing University and an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Associate

Satoru Sugaya

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Satoru Sugaya

Tokyo Associate

Satoru Sugaya is an Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Sugaya was an Analyst at Nomura Securities. Mr. Sugaya received a BA and an MA from the University of Tokyo.

Vice President

Kenta Takahashi

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Kenta Takahashi

Tokyo Vice President

Kenta Takahashi is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Takahashi was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in Tokyo. Mr. Takahashi received a BA from Keio University.

Managing Director

Hyosung Christie Tang

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Hyosung Christie Tang

Seoul Managing Director

Hyosung Christie Tang, based in Seoul, is General Counsel of MBK Partners. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Tang was a Special Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP Seoul. Prior to Covington & Burling LLP, she worked at major international law firms in New York and Hong Kong. Ms. Tang received her BA from Seoul National University and JD from Columbia University School of Law.

Associate

Claire Wang

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Claire Wang

Beijing Associate

Claire Wang is an Associate based in Beijing. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Wang was an Associate at J.P. Morgan in Hong Kong. Ms. Wang received a BA from the University of Cambridge.

Senior Associate

Ray Wang

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Ray Wang

Shanghai Senior Associate

Ray Wang is a Senior Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Wang was an Associate at China ASEAN Fund in Hong Kong. Prior to China ASEAN Fund, he worked as an Analyst at Merrill Lynch Hong Kong. Mr. Wang received a BA from Northeastern University and an MA from Tsinghua University.

Vice President

Ming Wei

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Ming Wei

Beijing Vice President

Ming Wei is a Vice President based in Beijing. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Wei was a Vice President in the special situations group of CICC in Beijing. Prior to CICC, he was an Associate with PAG in Beijing. Mr. Wei received a BA from Wuhan University and an MA from The College of William and Mary.

Vice President

Sean Woun

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Sean Woun

Seoul Vice President

Sean Woun is a Vice President based in Seoul. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Woun was an Associate at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Mr. Woun received a BS from Duke University.

Director

Wei Xiao

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Wei Xiao

Hong Kong Director

Wei Xiao, based in Hong Kong, is a Director and Assistant General Counsel of MBK Partners. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Xiao was a Senior Counsel at CLSA Group Legal department in Hong Kong. Prior to CLSA, she worked at Wilson Sonsini and Milbank Tweed in Hong Kong. Ms. Xiao received a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, JD from George Washington University Law School and MS from the University of Glasgow.

Associate

Yutong Xie

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Yutong Xie

Shanghai Associate

Yutong Xie is an Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Xie was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Ms. Xie received a BA from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, and an MA from Fudan University.

Director

Jun Xu

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Jun Xu

Shanghai Director

Jun Xu is a Director based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, he was a Vice President at Ally Bridge Group. Prior to that, he worked at Booz Allen Hamilton in Shanghai. Mr. Xu received a BA from Fudan University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Mr. Xu currently serves on the board of directors of Wendu Education Group.

Vice President

Kazuo Yamataka

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Kazuo Yamataka

Tokyo Vice President

Kazuo Yamataka is a Vice President based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Yamataka was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in Tokyo. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities. Mr. Yamataka received a BA from Keio University.

Operating Partner

Xuan Yan

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Xuan Yan

Hong Kong Operating Partner

Xuan Yan is an Operating Partner based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Dr. Yan was Vice President of Corporate at Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, he worked as a Public Policy Partner for Asia at Squire Patton Boggs. Dr. Yan received a BA from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages and a JD from Duke University School of Law.

Associate

Tianyi Yang

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Tianyi Yang

Shanghai Associate

Tianyi Yang is an Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Yang was an Analyst at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong. Mr. Yang received a BA from the University of Hong Kong and an MS from Columbia University.

Vice President

Anning Yao

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Anning Yao

Shanghai Vice President

Anning Yao is a Vice President based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Yao was an Associate at Yunfeng Capital in Shanghai and Beijing. Prior to that, she was an Associate at Mu Sigma in New York. Ms. Yao received a BA from the University of Washington-Seattle and a MS in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Associate

Mayuka Yonezawa

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Mayuka Yonezawa

Tokyo Associate

Mayuka Yonezawa is an Associate based in Tokyo. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Yonezawa was a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that, she worked at Barclays Securities and Mizuho Financial Group. Ms. Yonezawa received a BA from the University of Tokyo.

Partner

Jong-Ha James Yoon

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Jong-Ha James Yoon

Seoul Partner

Jong-Ha James Yoon is a Partner and head of Korea. Prior to MBK Partners, Dr. Yoon was a co-head of Korea for Carlyle Asia Partners. Prior to Carlyle, he was a Managing Director at Financial Advisory Services at KPMG in Seoul. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Korean Air Force and as Deputy Assistant to the Minister of National Defense for International Affairs. Dr. Yoon has a BA from Georgetown University, Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Dr. Yoon currently serves on the boards of directors of NEPA, Doosan Machine Tools and MH&Co. He is also a member of the board of Public Officials Benefit Association of Korea.

Partner

Hongfei Yu

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Hongfei Yu

Shanghai Partner

Hongfei Yu is a Partner based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Yu was a Vice President in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked as an Associate in ICEA Finance Holdings Limited in Beijing. Mr. Yu received a BS in economics and MS in finance from University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.

Mr. Yu currently serves on the boards of directors of Apex Logistics, Wendu Education Group, Siyanli and eHi Car Services.

Director

Shelby Yu

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Shelby Yu

Shanghai Director

Shelby Yu is a Director based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Ms. Yu was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she worked as a Consultant with Oliver Wyman in New York. Ms. Yu received a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Associate

Dresden Zhang

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Dresden Zhang

Shanghai Associate

Dresden Zhang is an Associate based in Shanghai. Prior to joining MBK Partners, Mr. Zhang was an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited in Hong Kong. Mr. Zhang received a BA from Emory University and an MS from Columbia University.

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