Nexus Founder & Principal, Nexus Investment Advisors Limited and Co-Portfolio Manager of the RAM Asia Bond Total Return
David founded Nexus Capital Management Limited in 2014 by spinning out the Special Situations funds from SPARX Group. As a Principal of Nexus, he has expanded beyond special situations to include liquid credit, listed equities, private loans and private equity amongst his fund strategies
Prior to founding Nexus, David joined SPARX Group's Asia equity long-short team in 2006 when he was assigned to focus on the special-situation positions in various equity and multi-strategies funds. He formed SPARX's Special Situations Strategy with stand-alone funds in 2009 which grew to become the biggest franchise of SPARX Asia by 2013. Prior to founding SPARX, David was a Director at Citigroup in the Asia Pacific Diversified Industrials Investment Banking Group. He was the lead coverage officer of their HK/China franchise with special focus on the conglomerates, mining, power and energy sectors, and he was in charge of some of Asia's largest capital markets and M&A transactions of the time. He began his career in 1997 at the Equity Research Department of Salomon Brothers in Hong Kong, which is now part of Citigroup. He covered abroad range of sectors that included regional properties, conglomerates, transportation, power and utilities. Before his transfer to become an investment banker at Citigroup, he was Head of Regional Utilities Research where he led a team of four analysts in the Asia Pacific region.
Education and qualification
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Toronto, Canada.