MEET OUR TEAM

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Paul_edited_edited_edited.jpg

Paul Ow

Chairman

Paul has over 40 years of experience in investment banking as the former Chairman of Macquarie Capital Securities Malaysia and also as an Executive Director of the Macquarie Bank Group for 13 years. Paul was instrumental in developing Macquarie's Corporate Finance business in Asia. He was responsible for a number of ‘firsts’ for the bank in Asia – first Structured Warrants listed on the KLSE in October 2014, the listing of the first Macquarie Infrastructure Fund on the Singapore Stock Exchange, establishing Property Funds Management in Singapore and the establishment of the first Macquarie Bank REIT in Singapore. He was also advisor to Tenaga Nasional on the privatisation of its Power Plants. Not one to rest on his laurels, Paul co-founded Well-Cept Equity Partners Sdn Bhd, a boutique financial advisory house. During his period with Well-Cept, his extensive experience in the finance realm has driven the team into greater heights and subsequently led the formation of LCM. Paul holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from University of Western Australia.

Wisun_edited_edited_edited_edited.jpg

Wisun Soon

Group CEO & Executive Director

Wisun has close to 20 years in the field of corporate advisory and investment banking. He started his career in Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank’s Corporate Finance Department, and thereafter he subsequently joined KAF Investment Bank as Head of Corporate Finance. During his tenure, he successfully helped transformed KAF Discount House into a fully licensed investment bank in 1996, he also specialised in equity fund raising for the purposes of M&A and IPOs. Wisun was also a co-founder of Well-Cept Equity Partners Sdn Bhd. Wisun holds a degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Technology Sydney, in New South Wales Australia.

Picture1.jpg

Dr. Foo Fatt Kah

Senior Counsel

Dr Foo started his career as an equity analyst specialising in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector in Europe, working at Robert Fleming & Co, Barings Securities and Paribas Capital Markets in London, UK. In Asia, he has lived and worked both in Hong Kong and Singapore with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (now Deutsche Bank) and Société Générale (SG). He was Head of Asian Equities and Co-Head of the Investment Bank for SG Securities Asia covering 10 Asian countries. He was the Asian Venture Partner for Aravis Ventures, a global venture capital firm specializing in Biotechnology and Energy investments between 2004 and 2012. In 2009, Dr. Foo co-founded Luminor Capital Pte Ltd, a Registered Fund Management Company in Singapore. Dr. Foo is qualified in Medicine (M.B., B. Ch., B.A.O.) and Business Administration (MBA) from Queen's University, UK.​

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Richard_edited_edited_edited.jpg

Richard Lim

Executive Director

With over 15 years of experience in the investment banking field, Richard is experienced in the origination and execution of both debt and equity instruments. Commenced his career at KAF Investment Bank Berhad (“KAF Investment”) where he served for 8 years and left as an Associate Director in the Corporate Finance department. During his tenure with KAF Investment, he was also attached to the Debt Capital Market and Investment Banking departments. Throughout his investment banking career, he has executed various fund raising and corporate exercises including issuance of Islamic private debt securities (sukuks), M&As, restructurings, fund raising and general corporate advisory services. Prior to joining KAF Investment, he has served a construction and property development group for 3 years in the business development area. Richard graduated from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia in Finance and I.T. Richard was a Director for Project Finance in Well-Cept Equity Partners Sdn Bhd for almost 4 years, and responsible for overall deal structuring, top level strategic direction.

Michael Seow_edited_edited.jpg

Michael Seow

Executive Director

Michael has over 15 years of experience in the investment banking sector with a special focus on debt raising. Michael started his career as a Senior Credit Analyst with the 3rd largest public listed Malaysian Commercial Bank analysing and approving corporate and commercial (middle markets/SME) credit loans. Thereafter, he pursued his careers with several Malaysian and regional investment bank involves managing stock portfolio and project finance advisory. During this tenure, Michael advised and achieved financial close for several PPP/PFI and Infrastructure (Energy and Utilities) related projects with a EUR equivalent deal value of EURO 2.0 bn. Prior to joining us, Michael headed the Project Finance and Debt Capital Market team in a Securities Commission (Malaysia) and Central Bank (Malaysia) Licensed Boutique Advisory firm which has successfully advised and fund raised 2 projects with a combined deal value of circa EUR 1.0 bn as to date. Michael Seow graduated from the Multimedia University (Malaysia) with a degree in Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons) and followed with a Master of Business Administration (Hons) majoring in Marketing from the same institution.

Ivanna_edited_edited.jpg

Ivanna Loh

Executive Director

Ivanna has over 10 years of experience in the accounting and finance space where she was exposed to audit and several subsegments in the corporate finance industry dealing with equity capital market in particular. During Ivanna’s career she has undertaken various corporate exercises involving public listed companies including issuances of new securities, mandatory take-over offer, initial public offerings (IPO), reverse take-over, independent equity valuation and etc. Ivanna has obtained Bachelor of Degree (Hons) in Applied Accounting and is a member of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”). Prior to joining LCM, Ivanna formerly oversaw and was responsible for client coverage, deal analysis and execution for debt and equity capital market related deals at Well-Cept Equity Partners Sdn Bhd.