Edwin Wong
Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Wong is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of SSG, in-charging of all the investment activities and overseeing the operations and strategic matters of the group.
Mr. Wong has over twenty years of special situations experience; and since 1998, he has been instrumental in the acquisition of billions of dollars of distressed assets across Asia. He has also led numerous restructuring situations and served on many creditor steering committees.
Prior to co-founding SSG, Mr. Wong was a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers in Hong Kong and the co-founder of the Asia Special Situations Group. In addition, he headed the firm’s credit businesses for Asia-Pacific excluding Japan, including High Grade, High Yield and Leveraged Finance. He was also the Co-head of Convertible Bonds and a member of the Firm’s Fixed Income Management Committee. Mr. Wong started his career at Coopers and Lybrand, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994, and at JP Morgan Securities Asia in Hong Kong.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Manchester Business School and the University of Wales.
Mr. Wong was born in Hong Kong and is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.