Our Team

Dr. Kevin Qi

Chairman / President / Chief Investment Officer / Chief Economist

Dr. Qi has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, consulting, and investment. He was once the managing director of Investment Banking Department of CICC, a core member of CICC's M&A Committee, and one of the founding employees of BCG China. 

The M&A and listing projects that Dr. Qi was responsible for maintained the record of the largest domestic A-share tender offer so far, the largest exclusive lead underwriting project in the world, and won "Best IPO in China" award three times. During his stay at CICC, Dr. Qi pioneered a series of major projects, including the first overseas M&A privatization project, the first M&A shell exit project, the first overseas convertible bond project, the first USD bond project, etc., and provided equity investment services for dozens of state-owned enterprises. In 2017 and 2020 Dr. Qi won the "Best M&A Deal Maker in China" award by China Mergers and Acquisitions Association. 

Dr. Qi once served as a member of the Venture Capital Fund Evaluation Committee of National Development and Reform Commission's  and a member of the Standing Committee of the 3rd Central Enterprise Youth Federation. Dr. Qi holds an MBA degree from Columbia University in the United States and a Master degree in economics from Fudan University in China. He is the author of "Gold Master" (Wechat Reading), "Value Investing in China: The VMMIG Model", "National Boundaries of Capital", translator of "Crisis and Recovery", "M&A Master", and has published papers in magazines such as, "Reform". He is also a columnist for "Caixin.com" and a contracted writer for Wechat Reading App. Dr. Qi has set up "Qi Ke Zhan Scholarships" at Fudan University, Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Tianjin University, Qingdao No.2 High School and Columbia University in the United States.


June Yan

Director / Partner

Ms. Yan has more than 10 years of experience in fund industry and capital market financing. She once worked in the financing and investment department of Shanghai Golden Bund Group Company and Beijing Yinhua Asset Management Company. Ms. Yan has long focused on Chinese investment by overseas financial institutions and overseas investment by Chinese-funded institutions.

Ms. Yan graduated from Tongji University and New York University (CUNY) Baruch with a Bachelor of Technology and Economics and an MBA degree respectively. Ms. Yan is the author of "Romantic Journey" and "Luxury Travel in Costume".


Kathleen Chen

Representative / Partner / Head of Executive Committee

Ms. Chen is one of the first sponsor representatives in China, with 20 years of experience in investment banking, equity investment, futures, and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Merger China Capital, Ms. Chen worked in China Galaxy for more than 10 years and served as executive director of China Galaxy Securities, vice president of China Galaxy wholly-owned equity investment company, and managing director of Galaxy Futures. During this period, Ms. Chen has participated in and led the capital operation of central enterprises such as Jilin Chemical Co., LTD., Shaanxi Changling, Zhongliao International Co., LTD., and Changhang Phoenix Co., LTD. Ms. Chen worked in the Investment Banking Department of CICC for 6 years and served as the executive director. Ms. Chen has long focused on diversified services for large customers of central enterprises and was responsible for the capital operations of central enterprises such as China Unicom, CRSC, Sinochem, China General Nuclear Power Group, and Aviation Industry Corporation of China. 

Ms. Chen holds a master's degree in economics (major in finance) from Peking University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Beijing Jiaotong University.


Basha Sun

Responsible Officer / Partner

Mr. Sun has more than 10 years of experience in corporate management consulting, investment banking and investment. He mainly focuses on industrial manufacturing, chemicals, new energy, and other industries. Mr. Sun graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree.


James Cheng


Mr. Cheng has 15 years of work experience in commercial banking, investment banking, private equity, and external asset management field. He used to provide financial advisory services and debt financing services to many listed companies as well as leading private companies, and he is also experienced in providing investment consulting services ultra-high-net-worth individuals in the field of foreign exchange, private equity, real estate fund, bond, trust, etc. 

Mr. Cheng joined Citibank's Management Trainee program as a starting point of his career, he then rotated to several posts in different locations, including Shanghai, Taipei, and Hong Kong throughout his career. He obtained Master of Science in finance degree from George Washington University in United States and was licensed to engage in type 1,4,6,9 regulated activities by Hong Kong SFC during his career.