We have assembled a high caliber team of internationally experienced, seasoned investment bankers and industry specialists who are supported by a motivated team of entrepreneurial professionals. The Capital Eight group of professionals is dedicated to addressing the challenging needs of our clients. We approach each assignment with a team possessing significant demonstrated expertise in finance, mergers and acquisitions, valuation and corporate restructuring. We complement our financial expertise with additional strength in cultural and linguistic expertise. Our teams are multi-lingual, fluent in English and Mandarin, providing our clients with the added ease and benefit of communication in their mother tongue. We pride ourselves in our team of exceptional talent who espouse our values of integrity and excellence both in public and in private.
Joanne has an investment banking career spanning more than 35 years, around half of this time spent in corporate finance at UBS, Jardine Fleming and GE Capital, with postings to all major financial markets in the USA, UK and Europe prior to returning to the Greater China region. Her advisory experience covers a wide range of financial expertise, including M&A, debt and equity capital raisings, private placements, restructurings and infrastructure financing. In the 1990s she achieved international ranking as a leading Asia-emerging markets financial advisor. At Jardine Fleming, Joanne was a member of the first dedicated team of M&A professionals in Asia. She lists many Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and Sino 400 entities amongst her previous clients and is also fluent in Mandarin. Joanne studied for her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Adelaide, South Australia and holds an MBA degree from the London Business School. She reads, writes and speaks Mandarin.