James Dubow
Managing Director
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Co-head of Alvarez & Marsal’s Asian practice in Hong Kong
Focuses on increasing stakeholder value in both distressed and high-growth situations
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James Dubow is a Managing Director and co-head of Alvarez & Marsal’s Asian practice in Hong Kong. With close to two decades of experience leading companies and their stakeholders through periods of change, including more than a decade of working in Asia, he focuses on increasing stakeholder value in both distressed and high-growth situations.

Mr. Dubow’s areas of expertise include executive leadership, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, operational turnarounds, post-merger integration and business plan development and evaluation. He has worked across a wide range of industries including banking, healthcare, energy and retail.

Mr. Dubow first joined A&M in the U.S. to work on corporate turnarounds, both in Chapter 11 and out of court. Subsequently, he was a founding member of A&M China, assisting companies with operational issues and financial restructuring.

Mr. Dubow then served as Chief Financial Officer of an energy company that develops and runs businesses across Asia, principally in China, Taiwan and Korea. He helped the company with its growth strategy following its acquisition by a private equity consortium, raised several rounds of syndicated and project debt and prepared the company for listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Dubow then assisted with the 100 percent equity sale to a major state-owned corporation in China and led the financial function, while assisting the new Chinese parent company with its strategic plans and post-merger integration.

Since returning to A&M in 2012, Mr. Dubow has assisted private equity sponsors with the operating turnarounds of their portfolio companies, which has included taking interim management positions. He has also prepared portfolio companies for private sales and assisted equity sponsors with achieving successful exits. He is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Emerald Plantations.

Mr. Dubow earned a bachelor's degree in history with an emphasis on China from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA in finance from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is fluent in written and spoken Mandarin and has studied the language for more than 25 years.