In recent years, Jay has focused on originating investment mandates for PA to invest its own capital in both publicly listed and private vehicles.
Such origination leads to co-investment opportunities selectively with the hedge fund and institutional investor communities. Jay has significant expterience with structuring deals and working with their investor, industry and service (legal and advisory) counterparts.
Previously, Jay served as an Executive Director in the Equity Division at Morgan Stanley and worked in the Tokyo, HK, Beijing and Singapore offices over a 16-year period. Within this time, Jay served 2 years as Morgan Stanley’s “secondee” to China International Capital Corporation, their JV Chinese Investment Bank, as the Director in charge of the Equity Division and Capital Markets in Hongkong (& Beijing). Prior to that, Jay worked at Coopers & Lybrand in New York (USA). Jay graduated from Boston College in Newton, MA, USA and has basic speaking skills in Japanese.