Admiralty Harbour is a credit-focused financial services firm based in Hong Kong
Leo Chan
Co-founder, CIO
  • Mr. Leo Chan is the co-founder and CIO of Admiralty Harbour Financial Group. He is the co-Portfolio Manager of the Admiralty Harbour Global Credit Opportunities Fund.
  • Prior to co-founding Admiralty Harbour Financial Group, Mr. Chan was a senior portfolio manager at Spinnaker Capital Group, one of the largest global emerging markets focused hedge funds. During his nine years at Spinnaker, he managed the fund’s investment portfolio in Asia and was the head of the Asian credit strategy. He focused on Asian and EM high-yield credits, structured credits, distressed and special situations investments across capital structure. He served on the creditor committees in restructuring situations and sat on the board of the funds’ investee companies in Asia.
  • Prior to Spinnaker, Mr. Chan was the assistant general manager at the corporate investments department of Sinochem Group in Beijing. He led a team of investment professionals to evaluate and execute overseas M&A transactions. He represented the group in multibillion-dollar acquisitions, and led the efforts in negotiations, deal structuring, due diligence and financing arrangements.
  • Mr. Chan used to work in the global capital markets division at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the analysis and execution of principal credit investments across Asia. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Chan worked in the global credit trading division at Deutsche Bank in Singapore. He was a founding member of the bank’s principal finance business in Asia, focusing on pre-IPO financing, special situation financing and growth capital investment opportunities in China and Southeast Asia.
  • Mr. Chan holds an MBA from Cornell University, a Master of Applied Science from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo. He is a CFA Charter holder.