Anthony ChanChief Executive Officer
Anthony is Chief Executive Officer, shareholder and a member of the Board of Isola Capital Group.
Anthony has over 16 years of experience in finance with broad investment experience across the Asia Pacific region, in the natural resources, renewable energy, industrial, consumer, technology and biotechnology sectors.
Anthony started his career in finance with CSFB, and later joined Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Asia where he completed transactions involving debt and equity capital raisings, equity-linked issuances, cross-border M&A transactions, private equity exits, principal investments, asset divestitures and corporate restructurings.
Anthony attained a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance and Economics) from The University of Sydney and Bachelors of Laws (Honours) from The University of Sydney Law School. He is also a graduate of The College of Law (Sydney) and was admitted to the High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of NSW. Anthony is a graduate from the Financial Engineering Program of Stanford University and attended the Stanford Executive Institute.
Anthony is a Responsible Officer for Type 1 (Dealing in Securities), Type 4 (Advising on Securities) and Type 9 (Asset Management) activities licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. Anthony is a member of the Limited Partners Committee, Family Office Committee and Wine Committee of HKVCA, a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Taxation Committee and YEC Executive Committee. He is a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investments Institute. He holds directorships in various private and public companies.
Anthony is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, and a keen tennis player, golfer, wine enthusiast and Formula One fan.
Alex WuManaging Director
Alex is a Managing Director with Isola Capital and responsible for direct investment origination, structuring, execution and portfolio management.
Alex has extensive private equity and investment banking expereince in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he spent close to seven years at Olympus Capital, a pan-Asian private equity fund, where he was a Director involved in the investment activities in China and covered the financial services sector on a regional basis. He has completed investments in China and Korea.
Prior to that, Alex was with Citigroup in Financial Institutions Group and ING Corporate Finance where he developed broad M&A advisory, leveraged buyout, and capital markets expertise in financial services, consumer, retail and technology sectors across the region.
Alex received his MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and BBA in Finance from National Taiwan University.
Alex is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese, and is a keen golfer, runner, snowboarder and rugby fan.
Tom TurnerPortfolio Manager
Tom Turner is a Portfolio Manager for Isola Capital Asset Management, focusing on customized global wealth management for our HNW/UHNW clients.
Tom’s primary objectives are to manage his clients’ overall risks and preserve capital while generating reasonable risk adjusted returns. His strategy is a global multi-asset and multi-strategy approach, where he employs a macro top-down investment process combined with bottom-up fundamental and technical analysis. The approach predominately has a long bias with a focus on absolute return.
Tom has over 30 years’ experience in the capital markets covering various roles and geographies. Most recently, he was the Asian Head of Proprietary Trading at RBS and then CIMB (which acquired the RBS Asian equity business). Prior to that, he worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch for a decade, where he managed their Korean equity trading in Seoul before moving to Hong Kong to manage a regional equity portfolio. Tom began his career at Cargill, where he spent 20 years covering various roles in Canada, US, Australia, and Asia. He started in their corporate finance department and then went on to hold various roles, including Business Development / Structured Products, Commodity Derivatives Trader, Senior Trader in U.S. Fixed-Income and Equities. Tom’s final role with Cargill (Black River Hedge Fund) was Head of Korea / Taiwan Trading, where he was involved in portfolio management of equities, fixed-income, currencies, trade and structured finance and distressed debt. He was a member of the Asia Regional Investment Committee and the Global Risk Committee for Cargill’s Black River Hedge Fund.
Tom is a graduate of Business Administration at Red River College and subsequently received a professional accounting designation from C.G.A. of Canada. Tom enjoys spending time with family as well as golf, skiing, trail running, hiking, swimming, ice hockey, and of course, food / music.
Catherine ToutounovAssistant Vice President
Catherine is part of the investment team at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, Catherine was an Associate within the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse in London, where she worked in the Industrials / Energy team, having spent a few years before in the Emerging Markets (CEE/FSU/Israel/Turkey) coverage team. Catherine has participated in numerous end-to-end executions in all aspects of ECM, DCM and M&A transactions across a broad range of industries, including metals and mining, oil and gas, transportation and logistics, as well as agriculture and financial services.
Catherine holds a Master’s Degree in Finance & Strategy from Sciences Po Paris, as well as a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Sorbonne University.
Catherine is fluent in French, Russian and English and is a keen diver and traveler.
Kevin focuses on direct investments at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, he was a Senior Associate at Deloitte & Touche Financial Advisory Services. Kevin has experience across a range of industries, including agriculture and infrastructure.
Kevin received a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics (Honors) and Mathematics from University of Rochester. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Kevin is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. He is also a keen basketball fan.
Kyle focuses on direct investments at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, he was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Private Equity, where he concentrated on direct investments in Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia.
Kyle received his B.B.A. in International Business from National Chengchi University in Taipei.
Kyle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese, and is a keen Formula One fan and blackjack player.
Adam focuses on direct investments at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, he was an Analyst at Oriental Patron Investment Management, where he concentrated on pan Asia equity long short strategy.
Adam received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance from the University of Hong Kong.
Adam is fluent in English, Korean and Mandarin, and is a keen soccer fan and traveler.