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Eddie Yeh has 18 years’ experience in real estate banking and finance
Macau, 2 September 2016 – JLL has hired Eddie Yeh to lead its corporate finance business in Greater China. In the newly created role based in Hong Kong, Mr Yeh will help the firm strengthen its focus on strategic corporate advisory, capital raising, debt advisory and structured finance across mainland China and Hong Kong. He will report to Chris Key, Head of Corporate Finance, JLL Asia Pacific.
"As China's fund and asset management industry continues to expand and mature, we have an increasing number of Chinese clients seeking strategic corporate advice, best-in-class execution capabilities and access to global capital," says Mr Key. "With Eddie's extensive experience in real estate equity capital markets, M&A, corporate strategy, debt and structured finance, I'm confident he will help to grow our business by providing a comprehensive range of services to meet the changing demands of our client base in China."
As a key member of JLL's Asia Pacific Corporate Finance team he will advise on raising private capital, debt funding and mergers and acquisitions, as well as providing strategic corporate advice to clients and due diligence services for global capital seeking exposure in Greater China and Asia.
"I'm delighted to welcome Eddie to the JLL team," says Stuart Crow, head of Capital Markets, JLL Asia Pacific. "Bringing him on board is an important step as we continue to extend the suite of services we offer to investors and developers seeking a range of options for financing real estate deals. Eddie will focus on building and leading a team of corporate finance professionals across the major markets in Mainland China to be able to meet this growing demand."
Mr Yeh joins JLL following seven years at Standard Chartered, where he was an executive director responsible for a portfolio of corporate and real estate fund clients in Greater China. There he oversaw a broad range of private and public debt and equity transactions as well as advising on corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he worked for over 10 years at Citigroup in both Hong Kong and London in its investment bank and fixed income divisions. Mr Yeh practiced as a lawyer at Allen & Overy, London, and was educated at University College London.
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