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Capital Markets & Corporate Finance

VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance is a global capital markets advisor to the world’s most innovative and rapidly growing companies.

Led by a team of world-class experienced bankers, VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance is well-positioned to provide highly tailored products to address particular needs and objectives of both our investors and our issuers in increasingly complex and fast-changing global capital markets.

Products & Services

Through our global network of relationships, we source attractive strategic public and private target companies for buyers. When acting for companies and shareholders in their sale of holdings and assets, we provide help and impartial advice throughout each step of the introduction, negotiation and bidding process.

Our large network of institutional investors and family office clients in different geographies enables VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance to assist clients with objective advice that covers all aspects of a fund raising, whether transaction structure, marketing strategy, investor targeting or valuation and pricing.

Corporate capital raising
  • Private Equity
  • Private Credit
  • IPO
  • Primary & Secondary Offerings
M&a & corporate finance
  • Sell Side Advisory
  • Buy Side Advisory
  • Spin-Offs
  • Asset Restructuring
Special situations
  • Structured Financing
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Project Financing
  • Distressed Restructuring
  • Private and Listed Secondary Blocks
  • LP Liquidity Solutions
  • Full and Partial Portfolio Exits
  • Fund Advisory
  • Fund LP Placements

What Makes Vantage Capital Markets Different?

The VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance team includes experienced international market leaders and sector experts with an established track record and over 150 closed deals between them.

All VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance clients receive a high level of commitment from our senior bankers, who have deep financial knowledge and expansive capabilities to resolve challenges and achieve excellence in the execution process.

With major offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Dubai we provide global coverage to high quality investors and corporate clients. With additional on-the-ground global capability, VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance has broad geographical coverage to suit our issuers and investors.

Through a customised approach and with expertise across various markets, VCM Capital Markets & Corporate Finance provides investors with tailored investment opportunities and innovative solutions to corporate clients.

International Network, Coverage & Distribution

New York

Capital Markets & Corporate Finance Team

Federico Bazzoni

Capital Markets & Corporate Finance Division

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Federico has over 30 years’ experience in Investment Banking in Asia and Emerging Markets. Prior to
joining VCM, he was the Head of Origination and M&A for Europe and MENA at CITIC Securities as
Managing Director responsible for establishing the International Equity platform of the group,
expanding European and China cross border capital markets activity.

Federico has focused on Asian capital markets since the beginning of his career at Merrill Lynch in Tokyo
and then WI Carr in London and Hong Kong for 12 years, managing the Asian Equity Capital Markets
division. He was later Head of Asian Capital Markets at BNP Paribas stationed in London and in Hong
Kong before becoming Head of Global Emerging Markets in 1998. Federico moved back to Hong Kong in

In his leadership roles, Federico generated landmark M&A cross border transactions in various sectors
including Healthcare, Consumer (F&B, Fashion and Apparel), Sport, Manufacturing, Technology and
Environmental including, among others Salov/Bright Food, AC Milan, and Syngenta.  Federico has led
several listings on the HKEX including the IPO of BYD, Tencent, SmartTone, New World Infrastructure,
Nine Dragon Paper, Ping An Insurance, Agricultural Bank, JD Logistic, Lufax Holding, Fosun Tourism
Group, Legend Holdings, Prada Spa, Xiaomi. On other Asian exchanges, listings include Adani Ports, ICICI,
Telecom Asia, Siam Makro, Indosat, and YTL Power.

Lisa Lim

Managing Director,
Head of Capital Markets

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Lisa has over 15 years of banking experience in investment banking and equity capital markets gained as Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets at Bank of China International, as Head of Equity Capital Markets at BOCOM International and as Head of Equity Capital Markets at Daiwa Capital Markets Asia. She has worked closely with issuers, fund managers, private equity investors and venture capital funds to help company issue shares and other equity-related financing instruments in the primary and secondary markets.

Lisa has participated in variety of deals, including the Hong Kong secondary listings of Li Auto, Xpeng, Hutchmed China, Baidu, Yum China, New Oriental Education, GDS and Primary HKEX IPOs include JD Logistics, Kuaishou, JD Health, Blue Moon, China Resources Mixc Lifestyle Services, ESR, Euroeyes, Viva Biotech, Shenwan Hongyuan, WuxiApptec, China Tower, Xiaomi, Zhongan Insurance, China Resources Pharmaceutical, BOC Aviation and China Railway Signal and Communication.

In addition to HKEX listings Lisa has also led the listings on global exchanges such as the IPO of Saudi Aramco on Tadawul Stock Exchange as well the US IPOs of Lufax, Smart Share Global, Xpeng, Futu and Tencent Music. Singapore IPOs include GHY Culture and Media. In the secondary markets Mrs. Lim led the ECM effort in recent top-up placements for Minmetals, Shoucheng Holdings and Shengye Capital as well as the rights issue for Cathay Pacific in 2020.

Lisa obtained a Master degree in Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor degree in Business from Nanyang Technological University.

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