Alex Ying

Managing Director and Head of Buyout Group, CDIB Capital International


Long time veteran in Asian buyout and private equity, Alex heads up CDIB Capital International’s Buyout Group and oversees all strategic initiatives, deal origination, execution, portfolio monitoring, divestments as well as investor relations pertaining to the platform.

Career Highlights
Founder and Managing Partner
Rivendell Partners
Managing Director
Carlyle Group
CIBC Oppenheimer
Colony Capital
“We seek to partner with shareholders, managers and employees to capitalize on value-creation opportunities that maximize the potential of the businesses that we invest in, and provide premium returns for our investors.”
Education & Honors
University of California
MBA at Anderson School of Management
University of Southern California
Master in Real Estate Development
Key Experiences
Expertise in Buyout and Private Equity Transactions in APAC
Formerly a 20-year veteran at the Carlyle Group focusing on buyout opportunities in Greater China and Southeast Asia. During his tenure at Carlyle Asia, Alex deployed ~US$2.0 billion equity capital in a wide range of industries spanning from media & telecom to financial services, business services, and specialty manufacturing.
Subsequent to Carlyle and prior to joining CDIB Capital International, Alex was the Founder and Managing Partner of Rivendell Partners, a mid-market buyout firm in Greater China.
Chairman and Board Member for an Extensive Portfolio of Investee Companies
Alex sits on the Board for all of the buyouts he completed at CDIB Capital International, and formerly at Carlyle, building up significant experience in managerial oversight and in leading the transformation of investee companies, while driving financial performance across the businesses he oversees.
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