FTI Consulting Adds Bulge Bracket Investment Banking Expert Alex Wong as Managing Director in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Oct. 13, 2022 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Alex Wong as a Managing Director and Asia Head of Structured Solutions within the firm’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Hong Kong.
Mr. Wong has 20 years of M&A and financing experience in bulge bracket investment banks, as well as hands-on senior corporate strategy and executive management experience. At FTI Consulting, he will focus on regional and cross-border M&A advisory and capital raising with a sector focus on Telecom, Media & Technology (“TMT”), FinTech/Web3, financial institutions and real estate. His appointment will complement the firm’s Capital Solutions offering in Asia, which assists and provides solutions to corporates to enable opportunities such as acquisitions, refinancings and dividend recapitalisations.
“Alex is a seasoned investment banker, and with him joining the team, we are able to broaden our structured products offering to our clients, as we leverage his in-depth industry expertise with financial institutions, TMT and FinTech organisations. His strong execution background in M&A, strategic advisory and structured solutions will provide the diversity of thought and skill necessary to deliver best-in-class solutions for our clients,” said Jason Ho, Asia Head of Capital Solutions at FTI Consulting.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Wong was Managing Partner at Oasis Advisory Limited, a boutique consultancy firm he founded that specialises in advising disruptive startups on fundraising strategies and business development, and executions on private project financings. Before that, he was the Chief Strategy Officer at TNG FinTech Group, leading its strategic acquisitions in Southeast Asia and capital markets activities, as well as coordinating communications with regulatory bodies regionally, including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
Mr. Wong began his career with Citigroup in New York and has since focused on M&A originations, executions and merger arbitrage situations across the Asia Pacific region in various leading institutions, namely Goldman Sachs, Lazard, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Centaurus Capital and JPMorgan. At JPMorgan, Mr. Wong was Head of Hong Kong and Taiwan Financial Institutions Investment Banking, executing numerous global landmark transactions, and led the establishment of the Private Client Advisory group to offer leading corporate finance advisory services to ultra-high network private banking clients.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Wong said, “I am excited to begin this next chapter of my career with FTI Consulting and to join a fast-growing platform. FTI Consulting’s team of global experts brings a unique combination of brand awareness and institutional knowledge that helps clients across industries navigate the entirety of the deal lifecycle.”
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