Mr. Jho Low is a global investor and philanthropist who encourages market access and advances human progress through capital and social investments in a diverse range of projects. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for Jynwel Capital Limited, an international investment firm based in Hong Kong. Mr. Low oversees both the operations and investment strategy for the firm and helps cultivate lifelong partnerships with significant investors in Asia and the Middle East, such as leading sovereign wealth funds, major international investment companies and large family enterprises.
Mr. Low has led and invested in a number of mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and financings, cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts and other investment projects of various sizes and complexity and across a variety of sectors, including media and entertainment, consumer and retail, energy and resources, real estate and hospitality, precious metals, commodities and infrastructure.
Mr. Low is a director of Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited ("the Foundation"), a charitable institution committed to funding break-through programs that help scale and accelerate advancements in public health, environmental & wildlife conservation, and education-in every corner of the world. The Foundation will provide substantial grants towards global efforts at cancer and research, environmental & wildlife preservation, and education, building on a multi-generational legacy of the Low family's philanthropy.
Mr. Low has served on the board and as an advisor of a number of listed, private and sovereign wealth funded companies. Mr. Low is currently a member of the board of the Viceroy Hotel Group and The Electrum Group, and is also an alternate director of Lilestone Limited (“Myla”). Additionally, Mr. Low is
Non-executive Chairman, Asia, for EMI Music Publishing, and also serves as a member of its advisory board. Through the Foundation, he is a member of The Anderson Assembly and the Board of Visitors of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and serves on the Board of Directors of Panthera, the leading wild cat conservation organization in the world. Additionally, Mr. Low maintains an active role with National Geographic as a member of its International Council of Advisors and member of the Advisory Board of National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project. Mr. Low received the 2014 International Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce for his approach to sustainable investing and disruptive philanthropy.
Szen Low is Group Managing Director of Jynwel Capital. Mr. Low has extensive experience working within the investment banking and investment sectors. Mr. Low has provided strategic, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing counsel to major corporations, real estate companies, private equity firms and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Jynwel Capital, he led the international business and investments for a large private family investment arm, where he was instrumental in completing numerous complex, cross-border transactions in real estate, hospitality, consumer, media, resources and other industry sectors. Mr. Low has also worked for the principal investment and financing business of Citigroup’s Global Special Situations Group in Hong Kong. Mr. Low previously held roles at Goldman Sachs in their Principal Investment Area in Hong Kong, where he was involved in numerous highly successful private equity investments in Asia, notably in China, and he also worked in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division in London. Mr. Low is a member of the board of the Viceroy Hotel Group, a director of Lilestone Limited (Myla), and is also a member of the advisory board of EMI Music Publishing.
Mr. Low graduated with a Masters and BA (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
Ker Ann Gan is Managing Director of the Investment Division at Jynwel Capital. Mr. Gan has more than 10 years of investment banking experience. He has provided strategic advice and investment banking services on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital raising, financing transactions and buyouts for major corporations and private equity firms across the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Jynwel Capital, Mr. Gan was Head of Metals & Mining of the Energy & Resources Group for RBS (Asia), where he established a leading metals and mining investment banking business, advising some of the largest energy and resources companies in Asia. He has also held roles in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring Advisory teams of Deutsche Bank and ING Bank in Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Gan graduated with a BA (first-class honours) in Economics from the University of Cambridge.
Prior to joining Jynwel Capital, Flora Huang worked in private practice in Hong Kong with international law firms focusing on capital market transactions, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and securities law. Ms. Huang has experience working on transactions for issuers operating in a wide variety of industries, including oil and gas, natural resources, real estate, healthcare, life science and pharmaceuticals, media and advertising, retail, food and beverage, manufacturing, consumer electronics, and packaging. Before relocating to Hong Kong in 2002, Ms. Huang worked in private practice in Palo Alto and Taiwan.
Ms. Huang has a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law, a Master of Laws degree from the University of Chicago Law School, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from National Taiwan University.