Ralph L. Leung is Senior Vice President, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance and Development for LeEco North America. In this critical role, Ralph oversees all of LeEco’s North American mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and strategic and venture investments, as well as managing all capital markets and fund raising activities.
Ralph’s diverse experience – which includes not only corporate finance, principal investing and investment banking, but also strategy consulting – has uniquely prepared him to lead LeEco’s corporate finance and development efforts in North America. He previously served as senior executive director at Morgan Stanley’s Technology Investment Banking Group in Hong Kong, where he led strategic advisory and financing transactions for Asia Pacific clients across broad technology sectors, including internet, e-commerce, FinTech, social commerce and software.
His experience at Morgan Stanley in both New York and Hong Kong extends across technology investment banking, financial institutions investment banking, corporate M&A, and principal investments. Over the course of his investment banking career, Ralph has successfully advised on and closed more than 70 transactions worth more than $90 billion of M&A value, and raised over $60 billion of capital. He has advised a diverse set of clients globally, ranging from small- to large-cap companies in both developed and emerging markets.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of such a cutting edge company that is changing the way we consume content and interact with technology daily.”
Prior to Morgan Stanley, Ralph worked in the Investment Banking Division at Citigroup’s New York office and prior to that, he was a strategy consultant at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) in Vancouver and Toronto.
He brings broad and extensive corporate finance and deal leadership experience to LeEco, where he will be responsible for sourcing and executing potential strategic growth opportunities, as well as shoring up capital sources for the company’s North American operations.
Ralph holds a Master of Business Administration from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.