Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer, SPQ Asia Capital Limited
Brandon is the Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer of SPQ Asia, a strong-performing China-focused long/short equity hedge fund affiliated with SAIF Partners Group, one of the largest and best performing independent China-focused private equity funds which he joined in 2001 as part of its founding team and is General Partner.
He has been at SPQ/SAIF in Hong Kong and Beijing for 18 years where he has a strong track record for investing, managing and exiting numerous profitable public and private transactions especially in the Chinese technology and consumer sectors. Before joining the Group, he was a Vice President in Investment Banking at Credit Suisse First Boston Technology Group (led by Frank Quattrone) and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (acquired by Credit Suisse) in New York, Boston and Hong Kong for 5 years from 1997 to 2001. He was also an Associate in Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Law at Sullivan & Cromwell in Hong Kong and Los Angeles from 1994 to 1996.
Mr. Lin earned a Juris Doctorate cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1994 and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with Distinction from Stanford University in 1991 (elected to Phi Beta Kappa in junior year). He is the Vice Chairman of Save the Children Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Council Knowledge Transfer Committee and Co-Treasurer of the Harvard Club of Hong Kong.