Lee Michael Cashell
Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board
Prior to co-founding the Company in 2001, Mr Cashell served as a private equity fund manager for JAFCO Investments Asia, one of the largest private equity groups in the Asia Pacific region with over US$3 billion under management. At JAFCO Mr Cashell was responsible for investments in the Greater China region where he focused on valuation arbitrage opportunities, internet technologies, construction materials and infrastructure opportunities. Mr Cashell is also a founder of The Mongolian Institute for Sustainable Economic Development as well as Zero2IPO, a China based investment bank. He has been a contributor to publications including Business China, The China Financial Report, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the Mongolian Real Estate Guide and the Mongolian Financial Report. Mr Cashell is a member of the Pan Asia Chapter of the Young President's Organization. Mr Cashell is married to Ms Bordukh.
Mr Cashell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware with a dual major in economics and political science and received his Masters degree in international business from The American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Mr Cashell wrote his thesis on Emerging Market Portfolio Management with special emphasis on the emerging financial markets of the Peopleʼs Republic of China.