Jack Bloom, President & Founder
Mr. Bloom has worked on Wall Street for more than 25 years as a Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance for a number of boutique investment banks. He has originated and executed numerous M&A transactions, private placements, and IPO’s. He is a senior adviser to many Boards of Directors, CEO’s, institutional funds, and high net worth individuals.
Mr. Bloom has also founded a profitable financial service business with his Wall Street partners, which was later sold to a group of hedge funds. Mr. Bloom was Adjunct Professor of Management and Finance at the NYU Stern School of Management and has also taught at Peking University in Beijing.
During the financial crisis, he was a close adviser to Congress regarding bank regulation. An interview with Bloom was recently featured on Forbes.com. Mr. Bloom graduated with honors from Harvard College in 1979, and he received his M.B.A. from the prestigious MIT Sloan School of Management, where he studied directly with Nobel Laureates Fisher Black, Robert Merton, Paul Samuelson, and Robert Solow.
Enda (Dennis) Gu, Senior Advisor
Enda (Dennis) Gu is Senior Advisor to Alpha Capital on cross-border transactions and is an important mentor for staff. Enda and Jack have been friends since 2011, and have cooperated on a number of important projects. Enda has six years of investment banking work experience at prominent firms including Deutsche Bank, Edmond de Rothschild, and a top 3 Chinese bank. Enda graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Chase Ding, Senior Associate & Equity Analyst
Chase Ding is formerly of Credit Suisse, H&Z Private Equity and BDO International Limited. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management from NYU.
Yuanwen Steven Teng, Senior Associate
Steven Teng is a senior associate at Alpha Capital, responsible for leading valuation projects in addition to strategic advisory assignments. Prior to Alpha Capital, he was an auditor for Vasquez and Company, where he assessed internal controls and assisted in consolidating financial statements for regional school districts, nonprofit organizations, healthcare centers, labor unions and local governments. His previous work experience includes the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation and Transamerica Retirement Solutions. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from UCLA, a Master’s Degree in Finance from Simon Business School at the University of Rochester and is a CPA candidate.
William H. Patterson, Summer Associate
William Patterson is a rising senior at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies, studying Accelerated Chinese and Economics. He has studied at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University and will spend his final year in China at Nanjing University. His prior work experience includes Adventis CG and Search Fund Accelerator.