Dr. Alex Meng is currently a Managing Director of The Hina Group’s investment banking division.
Alex joined The Hina Group in 2011, and has been focusing his business interest on Mobile Internet, Internet, Consumption and Intelligent Hardware sectors. With extensive knowledge of business finance management, strong skill in transaction structuring and rich experience in financial instruments, Alex has advised on various M&As and private placements worth more than $1 billion for renowned clients, including Baidu TakeAway, Hujiang etc., and has taken part in a plethora of classic domestic re-listings for VIEs, such as Ximalaya, Beva and Adwo.
Alex holds his Doctor’s and Master’s degrees in Finance from York University, and a Bachelor degree from Guanghua School of Management Peking University.
Alex is based in our Beijing office.
Mr. Hai Zhu is currently an Managing Director of The Hina Group’s private equity division.
During his tenure at The Hina Group, Mr. Hai Zhu has completed a range of blockbuster deals, including Wanda’s strategic acquisition of 99bill and 9you’s takeover of Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary, with the accumulative transaction amount being more than RMB 4 billion. Mr. Zhu is now an investment partner of Hina’s RMB fund, overseeing RMB investment opportunities. The fund team has successfully invested Hujiang, Irena and BoBoCorn etc.
Prior to joining The Hina Group, Mr. Zhu worked at Fortune Venture Capital, overseeing investments of the RMB 3.0 billion Cultural Tourism Fund, and at the Investment Bank Division of CITIC Securities, taking charge of implementing major capital operation programs, including IPOs of BROS and HopeRun, private placement of Calxon Group, and major assets restructuring of Shanghai Xingye Housing, with the accumulative transaction amount during the period being over RMB 4.0 billion. In addition, in the early days of his career, he also served at KPMG, and had a short stint of entrepreneurial experience.
Mr. Zhu holds his Master’s degree in Economics from Hong Kong University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. Eric He is an Managing Director of The Hina Group's investment banking division, focusing on TMT, education, finance, consumption, energy, etc.
Eric has advised various M&A and private placement transactions totaling over $2 billion, since joined Hina. Representative M&A and strategic investment deals include Wanda acquires 99bill, Nesound acquires KanKan from Xunlei, iKang strategic investment in NCI Health, Wanda strategic investment in ETCP, etc.; private placement clients include Baidu TakeAway, Best Logistics, Huize.com, Zuoyebang, etc.
Prior to Hina, Eric worked at M&A Dept. of UCF Group and a boutique investment bank Poalim , responsible for M&A and private placement businesses in automobile, new energy, agriculture, TMT, etc.
Eric earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from Beijing Jiaotong University and master's degree in Economics from Renmin University of China.
Eric is based in our Beijing office.
Ryan Yan is currently an Managing Director of The Hina Group’s investment banking division.
With solid experiences in M&As and private placement financing and years of focus on TMT, logistics, finance, consumer goods and real estate sectors, Ryan has both led and participated various transactions in domestic/overseas IPOs, M&As, private placement, debt financing and distressed assets disposal amounting to billions of US dollars. He has served clients such as Alibaba, Hainan Airlines, Ping An Group, CCB, Fosun and Far East Horizon, etc.
Prior to joining The Hina Group, Ryan serviced at EY and KPMG China as an expert on financial and transaction advisory. Ryan received a BA degree in Management from Beijing Institute of Technology and a Msc from University of Exeter.
Ryan is based in our Shanghai office.