Sam Tai is a managing director based in the Hong Kong office and is the co-head of the Restructuring Advisory business in PRC. He has over 20 years of professional experience in formal and informal corporate restructuring, insolvency, crisis and interim management, and turnaround work. He works with clients on commercial, operational and financial due diligence and operational performance improvement.

He advises clients across a range of industries, including private equity, manufacturing, transportation, trading and distribution, distressed debt and asset management in the Asia region.

He has extensive professional and corporate experience in managing financially distressed companies, negotiating with investors, creditors, government and regulatory authorities, asset recovery, operational improvement and turnaround work.

In his previous role in the corporate world, Sam acted as the CFO and Strategic Planning Director of two Hong Kong conglomerates with operations in China, where he was respectively responsible for finance, corporate and strategic planning.

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor of Business, Monash University

 

Affiliations and Memberships
  • Chartered Accountant of CPA Australia
  • Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Registered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

 

Languages
  • English – Fluent
  • Cantonese and Mandarin – Fluent
  • Bahasa Malaysia and Indonesia - Conversational
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Restructuring Advisory

Restructuring Advisory

Helping companies, lenders and investors take charge of complex situations under the toughest conditions.

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Expert Services

Expert Services

Independent expert analysis, testimony, advice and investigations for complex disputes and projects.

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Financial Advisory

Financial Advisory

Supporting negotiating and implementing value-maximizing solutions in turnaround and restructuring situations.

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Corporate Advisory

Corporate Advisory

Assisting management teams and stakeholders through financial and operational challenges

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Cross Border and Contentious Insolvency

Cross Border Insolvency

Assisting stakeholders, including creditors, investors and management, to identify solutions in contentious situations.

Cross Border Insolvency
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Operational Turnaround

Helping businesses reverse declining performance and rebuild value.

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