David is a successful and experienced merchant banker with private equity and investment banking background with companies in all stages of development and varying geographic locations. David has successfully launched China's first innovative QDII private equity fund with a mandate to invest AUD$300mm into Australian unlisted securities in the energy sector. David has a solid track record of success in the US, Australia, Hong Kong and China capital markets. He has advised and completed a significant number of complex cross-border transactions related to IPOs, private placements and M&As with transaction value over USD$1bil.
David's recent business experiences include time in New York and Hong Kong working to build and maintain relationships in the financial and legal communities. Prior to founding DG International, he has lead the corporate advisory team at Melbourne based hedge fund manager and investment bank First Guardian Capital and co-founded TST Capital, a Melbourne based corporate advisory firm, providing offshore exchange listing services primarily to Australian small to mid-cap issuers who wish to access the US capital markets. David started his career as an analyst on Wall Street and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Law) from the University of Melbourne.
David Tsui is a Chartered Accountant from Australia. He gained his masters degree in Economics at Macquarie University in 1988 and qualified as Chartered accountant in 1989 having gained his professional firm audit and tax consulting experiences in Australia.
David returned to Hong Kong in 1992 and joined the FMCG operations of Inchcape Plc in particular handling the finance function of the Timberland and K Swiss brands. In 1995, David was assigned by Inchcape to establish the finance function for FMCG operation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and was then promoted to the Asia Pacific regional role team to oversee all FMCG units in the SE Asia region. David went on to hold a number of key executive posts for Inchcape subsidiaries in Hong Kong, including executive directorships at Inchcape Motors Ltd, Branded Lifestyle Ltd and the joint venture with Mitsubishi Motors.
David was also the China country CFO for Inchcape from 2000 to 2002. Prior to joining the Group in January 2011, David worked as the CFO/Finance Director of three Chinese companies listed on LSE AIM: Asia Ceramics Holdings Plc and China Eastsea Business Software Limited and Geong International Ltd, and was the Group Finance Director with Petrocom Energy Limited.