Fred Chang, Partner
Fred is responsible for coordinating the client and third-party service’s work for public listings in the United States. He has more than 10 years of experience as a corporate financial advisor. Fred has coordinated the successful listings of more than 1o Chinese companies in the United States and Canada. He has extensive experience with the U.S. and Canadian capital markets. He has extensive contacts network with U.S. and Canadian legal firms, US GAAP and IFRS auditors, investment banking firms, crowd funding platforms, investor relations firms (IR), independent Chief Financial Offers (CFOs) talents and business plan writers.
He has held positions with General Electric (GE) and United Airlines as their representative in the China market, and as Asia Pacific manager of a NASDAQ listed Southwall Technologies Inc. in Silicon Valley, California. Fred has 17 years of business experience in China and Southeast Asia including financing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, strategic acquisitions.
Fred received a MBA from Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; a Master Degree in Engineering from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Louie Zhang, Partner
Louie has successfully managed government funded researches at Johns Hopkins laboratories and private projects in biomedical and IT industries. Louie joined Allstar Advisory in 2005. Since then he has helped clients implement capital raising and exchange listing strategies, set up correct offshore structures. Louie actively advises clients on business planning, financial budgeting and presentation issues. He speaks at municipal government seminars on various public listing and capital raising topics.
Louie has an MBA degree from the Business School, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. Previously, he received a medical doctor degree in Medicine from Beijing Capital University of Medicine, in Beijing, China.
Tony Ko, Partner
Tony has been engaged in the cultural exchanges between the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Central and Eastern Europe and China for many years. He has had a long standing cultural and entertainment business with countries in Central and Eastern Europe. They have led to a number of cultural and entertainment projects. For more than 20 years, Tony has been running Elephant and Mango Entertainment Co., Ltd., Continental Media, and Overseas Chinese International Travel. Tony has a good reputation, contacts and social networks. His background and expertise are in CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Yugoslavia’s countries. He is specialized business development, in search of projects, coordination and implementation. Tony speaks fluent Russian.
Oliver Hao, Partner
Mr. Oliver Hao is responsible for new client developments and communications as well as services. Mr. Hao has been working in foreign aviation industry in China for more than 20 years, he is experienced in client development as well as handling and communicating with clients. Mr. Hao had great personal connections in China market and has extensive personal investor’s network.
Mr. Hao graduated from Business School of University of Northern Virginia, received a degree of Master of Business Academy – Management (MBA).
Helen Weng, Partner
Helen is responsible for new customers development, customers communications and services. She has been involved in commercial real estate projects and global asset allocation. She is also involved in the acquisition of media investment in cinemas, including investment in films, TV shows, television shows, web games, online movies, games and investment in general entertainment. Ms. Weng is the former host of the project “Perfect Woman” by Light Media and Tencent, Miss 56th World TechArt Porsche Champion, Best Talent Award and other cinematic films (for Love) actor and other multi-episodes television network programs more than one film and television works award winners, China Central Television CCTV5 sports world host. Ms. Weng is also the founder of the president’s book reading society.
Ms. Weng graduated from Shaanxi Normal University Art Department with a bachelor’s degree in literature.
David Xu, Partner
He had an extensive working experience with China Chemicals Import & Export Corporation (SINOCHEM), Thunis Company (Tsinghua Unisplendour Corporation) and a Danish furniture company, Innovation. Specializing in international marketing, business management and business strategy development, he is responsible for clients’ development and relationship management. He is now the president of Beijing China Alumni Association of the University of Aberdeen, member of Beijing Youth Federation, the Beijing Youth Entrepreneurs Association and the British Chamber of Commerce.
David obtained his MBA from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, United Kingdom.
Bin Huang, Partner
Bin Huang has over 20 years of experience in bringing in foreign investments to Chinese companies, including 12 years in investment banking, 8 years in international finances and 5 years of records as independent director and member of audit committee for both U.S. and Chinese public companies. With profound understanding in the financial markets and regulations, he has completed many deals by taking mainland Chinese companies public on Hong Kong, U.S. and mainland stock exchanges. Being a partner of Allstar Capital, his specialities broadly help the company operate its business in fund-raising, mergers and acquisitions areas.
Mr. Huang received his MBA from Renmin University of China in Beijing.
Ivan Lambov, Partner
Ivan has over 20 years experience in raising capital, managing high-tech companies and providing funding advice to small and medium size companies. During his career he has also provided consulting services to Intel Corporation, Pfizer, Telecom Italia, Tiscali, Saudi Telecom, etc. Ivan has served as an advisor to the European Union SME Center in China. He is a partner in a number of Venture Capital groups. He is the author of a unique platform that allows entrepreneurs and startups to create a structured and highly effective pitch to investors. The platform also allows investors to streamline and evaluate investment opportunities.
Ivan attended the Technical University in Varna, the Southern Illinois University and Washington University and holds Master’s Degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. His academic credentials also include a position as an Adjunct Faculty Professor at Columbia College.
Ilgar Abbaszade, Partner
Ilgar joined Allstar Advisory in January 2011 and based in Los Angeles, USA. He leads our consulting and business development activities targeted to Biotech/Pharmaceutical companies in the USA, Eastern Europe and Middle East.
Before joining Allstar Advisory, for over 12 years, Ilgar held Marketing and Product Management roles in the leading biotech companies in US such as Beckman Coulter, Agilent Technologies, Applied Biosystems and Promega Inc. Prior to his emergence into his business career paths, Ilgar served as a Senior Staff Scientist at Bristol Mayer Squib and DuPont Pharmaceuticals. Ilgar also did postdoctoral training at the leading Medical Centers in US, such as The University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor, USA) and Stanford University Medical Center (Palo Alto, USA).
He is the author of 19 original papers related to gene discovery and gene expression analysis published in the leading scientific peer-reviewed publications, including journals such as the Science and JBC.
Ilgar holds an MBA degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, a Ph.D. in Biology from the Georgia State University, and an MS in Physics from the Moscow State University. Ilgar is fluent in English, Russian, Turkish and Azeri languages.
Michelle Wang, Vice President
Michelle works in the area of new clients development. She also manages selective public listing and financing projects.
She obtained a Masters Degree in International Trade Law (LLM) from Robert Gordon University, in the United Kingdom, after completing her graduate studies (LLM) at the University of Aberdeen in Oil and Gas Law. She has overseen and contributed to a number of successful projects since joining Allstar in 2009.
Stefanie Jäsche, Vice President
Stefanie joined Allstar Advisory Inc. in 2015. She is responsible for capital raising and international Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As). Stefanie has been studying translation and interpretation at the Munich Municipal Foreign Languages Institute, a public specialized academy and a vocational training school for foreign-language careers. She speaks English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian fluently. She had in the past translated many economic related articles thanks to her economics major. Stefanie’s native language is German.
She graduated from Capital Normal University in Business Chinese and will soon graduate from Bremen University of applied sciences in International Management and Applied Business Languages with B.A. Stefanie worked for the German Development Bank (DEG) in China during an internship and got experience in Investment practice in China and other emerging markets. She gained expertise in the field of medical equipment, marketing, assurance and certifications. She accompanies small and medium sized enterprises on trade fairs in foreign countries.