Eric Feuillatte, Partner (email)
Mr. Feuillatte has more than 20 years of experience from advising companies on cross-border acquisitions, divestitures and market entry. In 1999 he founded Etradex Corp., a leading cross-border M&A and business development firm which manages cross-border M&A mandates in collaboration with the investment banking departments of mid-sized European banks, European private equity investors, as well as independent European M&A professionals. He is also a co-founder of PME Capital LLC which assists international companies with financing for acquisitions in the United States and invests in private mezzanine and equity transactions.
Mr. Feuillatte previously spent fourteen years in management and sales and marketing positions for a leading European consumer products company with operations in Europe and the U.S.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Feuillatte ran U.S. operations and was responsible for managing product launches, marketing programs, distributor and retailer relationships, as well as budgeting and P&L. He also managed a 40+ person staff in Europe
Mr. Feuillatte received a business administration degree from Ecole de Commerce de Paris and completed post graduate studies at Paris Dauphine Universit¨¦.
Michael Guthammar, Partner (email)
Mr. Guthammar has more than 20 years of experience from advising companies on cross-border acquisitions and divestitures. In 2005 he founded Windeye Partners which provides advice to growth companies regarding mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the United States and in Europe. He is also a co-founder of PME Capital LLC which assists international companies with financing for acquisitions in the United States and invests in private mezzanine and equity transactions.
Previously Mr. Guthammar spent ten years with a boutique mergers & acquisitions advisory firm focused on cross-border middle-market transactions between Europe, the United States and Latin America, where he was a Managing Director and shareholder.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Guthammar was the deputy head of M&A for the Americas at Credit Lyonnais, and was a Vice President at the merchant banking arm of Credit Agricole, with involvement in M&A, corporate finance, venture capital and private equity transactions.
Mr. Guthammar received an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a business degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Jun Cao, Director (email)
After receiving a Masters degree from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland in 2005, Ms. Cao worked as a consultant with supply chain logistics, sourcing, market research and mergers & acquisitions in Switzerland, the United States and China before joining HAP. A native Mandarin and Shanghai dialect speaker, Ms. Cao also speaks fluent French and English.
Lawrence Yowei Yu, Senior Advisor (email)
Mr. Yu is an experienced advisor for M&A and capital raising transactions in China. He is the founder and CEO of China Concord Advisors, a boutique investment bank, focusing on the minority equity funding and M&A for fast growing private companies in China.
Mr. Yu began his career as an M&A banker with Goldman Sachs Asia M&A Advisory Group and participated in M&A deals involving regional telecom operators and communication technology companies in Asia Pacific. He also worked in AIG¡¯s Private Equity Division and led the execution of some of their most important direct investment deals in China. Later he worked at HSBC Asia Pacific¡¯s In-House M&A Department, initiating and closing HSBC¡¯s three most significant acquisitions in Asia.
Mr. Yu received an MBA degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
May Wang, Advisor (email)
Ms. Wang is currently responsible for business development at a leading distributor of laboratory consumables and instruments in China. She previously spent more than ten years in accounting and finance with Iron Mountain, the J. Jill Group and other firms in United States. Ms. Wang received an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, a B.S. in Accounting from Northeastern University, and an A.S. in Management from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. A native Mandarin speaker she also speaks fluent English.