Alantra recruits Richard Zhu to strengthen its Chinese team

Date 12 September 2018

Type Investment Banking

Shanghai, 12 September 2018 – Alantra, the independent global mid-market investment banking and asset management firm, has reinforced its Chinese team by adding Richard Zhu, a senior banker in Shanghai from Lincoln International.

Richard Zhu, who brings with him over 15 years of experience in financial services and management consulting, will head Alantra’s Chinese M&A activity. Mr. Zhu focuses on mid-market advisory and has advised both Chinese entrepreneurs and multinational companies to successfully sell businesses in China. Mr. Zhu was a Managing Director at Lincoln international. Before, he worked at Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities, Bain & Company and Chinese Mutual Fund Companies.

Commenting on his incorporation, Mr. Zhu said: “Joining Alantra is an exciting challenge for me and I look forward to be part of an organization which has been able to develop such a global presence. I believe mid-market and sell-side M&A advisory is at its turning point in China. With the newly strengthened team, Alantra will create lasting relationships with both Chinese and international mid-market clients to develop a leading presence in China.”