Karen Cheung

Managing Director, Head of Consumer & Retail, SE Asia


Karen Cheung is a Managing Director based in Hong Kong. She joined BDA in 2012 covering Greater China and SE Asia. She has advised on cross-border sell-side, buy-side and capital raising for both private equity and corporate clients across a number of industries including retail and consumer, food & beverage, healthcare, industrial and chemicals.

Transactions she has advised on include the sale of Navis Capital’s portfolio KFC franchise in HK and Macau, the sale of Navis Capital’s investment in Hui Lau Shan dessert chain in Greater China and SE Asia, the capital raising for N Kid Corporation in Vietnam from Standard Chartered Private Equity and SunGard’s divestment of its Singapore-based retail banking business to Silverlake Axis Ltd. Previously Ms. Cheung has worked in PwC Transactions Services and Ernst & Young in both Hong Kong and Canada. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a BA in Commerce from the University of Toronto. Ms. Cheung is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.