James Yu

James Yu is in his first year with Atlantic-Pacific Capital.  He is involved in deal origination, project management, and product distribution across Asia.

Prior to joining Atlantic-Pacific Capital, James was an Executive Director in the Alternative Capital Markets team within Consumer and Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs Hong Kong, where he was responsible for advising family office and ultra-high net worth clients in private market investments including private equity, private credit and real estate strategies as well as direct co-investments.  Previously, James worked as Vice President at Samena Capital, a pan-Asian private equity fund, focusing on growth investments in Asia.  Before that, he was an Associate Director at China Travel International Investment in Hong Kong within the corporate strategic investment team.  James also spent six years at north-Asia focused growth investor Excelsior Capital Asia executing direct PE investments in the Greater China region, and began his career with the Financial Advisory Services practice of Deloitte & Touche.

James holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Imperial College London and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Duke University; he is a CFA® charterholder. 

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